The Secret Pro
The Secret Pro: Post-Tour crits, Worlds and the farce that is the IAAF
August 14, 2015
I’ve not written here since just after the Giro d’Italia, but I’ve been busy racing. Finding time and energy to knock one of these posts out has been tough. Now that things are in a building phase for me I have a few moments to let you know my thoughts on the Tour de France, […]
The Secret Pro on the Giro: ‘There were days when you’d just despair’
June 9, 2015
With the Giro d’Italia over we thought it was the perfect time to catch up with our favourite anonymous insider, The Secret Pro. While this year’s Giro was a throughly entertaining spectacle from the outside, The Secret Pro writes that, within the peloton, the main feeling was one of frustration and despair. Quick question: who […]
The Secret Pro: Aru vs Henderson, the Giro and more
May 19, 2015
After a busy few months of racing The Secret Pro is back. In this latest instalment our anonymous insider writes about the latest chatter within the pro peloton, what’s been happening at the Giro d’Italia, reflects on the Fabio Aru vs Greg Henderson case and more. It’s that time of year again. The Grand Tours […]
The Secret Pro: Let the season begin!
February 23, 2015
It’s been a couple months since we’ve heard from The Secret Pro as an intense early-season race program have kept him rather busy. In this instalment, he speaks about how the riders feel about racing in the Middle East, the Hour Record, disc brakes, Lance Armstrong, Oleg Tinkoff and tells some of the young cowboys […]
The Secret Pro: Team Bonding, Astana, Unions, and the season…
December 17, 2014
It’s been a while since we’ve published The Secret Pro’s column and we’re happy to announce that it’s back. With the 2015 season only a few weeks away and pre-season training camps in full swing, he talks about team bonding, his feelings about Astana, the shortening of Grand Tours, and other idle chit chat.
The Secret Pro
April 2, 2014
It’s been far too long since the Secret Pro has featured here and I’m pleased to see him back. In this edition he gives some background to the Mick Rogers saga, talks about mixed up blood bags, Tour shenanigans, and equipment failures. Read it at your own peril.