Wright on Fire: Fred Wright on his breakthrough year, almost winning, and Primož Roglič

The young Bahrain-Victorious rider is one of the hottest properties in the peloton. All he needs now is a victory.

Fred Wright
(Image credit: Andrew Sydenham/Magictorch)

This interview originally appeared in Cycling Weekly magazine on 29 December. Subscribe now and don't miss an issue in 2023. 

A new-build housing estate on the outskirts of Manchester is not where you would necessarily expect to find one of the riders of the moment, a man who seemed on fire at times this season, and yet in a modern terrace is where Fred Wright lives, with fellow WorldTour pro Ethan Hayter.

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Adam Becket
News editor

Adam is Cycling Weekly’s news editor – his greatest love is road racing but as long as he is cycling on tarmac, he's happy. Before joining Cycling Weekly he spent two years writing for Procycling, where he interviewed riders and wrote about racing. He's usually out and about on the roads of Bristol and its surrounds. Before cycling took over his professional life, he covered ecclesiastical matters at the world’s largest Anglican newspaper and politics at Business Insider. Don't ask how that is related to cycling.