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The Secret Pro Lockdown Edition

Hello CyclingTips readers, First off I want to acknowledge that we’re all going through this together in our own ways under our own circu...

The Secret Pro: Never buy a Ferrari

I heard a rumour that the notorious Dr Ferrari was out of his lair. The news this week follows roughly what I heard then, though some det...

The Secret Pro: Drafting cars happens, Nils Eekhoff should be World Champ

Listen, I’m going to keep this short, because I may or may not be starting a World Championship tomorrow (can’t let you lot narrow my ide...

The Secret Pro's Guide to the 2019 Tour de France

The Tour de France is almost here. Are you ready? I’m ready. I know the start list isn't out yet, but most of us know if we’re going to L...

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We know you’re busy, and this Tour de France, there'll be a lot of content competing for your attention. So you don't get lost in it all,...

The Secret Pro: Taxes, Zwifting, and the things we talk about

We talk about different things, depending on the setting. Allow me to explain.

The Secret Pro: We’re unionising against the union

Apologies -- this is about to get political. Some of you might have seen my colleagues go on Twitter and complain about the CPA, the pro ...

The Secret Pro: Blood-soaked kit and the God-forsaken brush

This is the story of broken bikes and bloodied kit and the unexplainable drive to race on.

The Secret Pro: An insider's view on Chris Froome's crazy Giro attack

The Giro d'Italia is over, and what a Giro it has been. Plenty of crazy days, steep mountains, and ups and downs for everyone. Before we ...

The Secret Pro: Froome should stay home

I'm sure you've seen the report that came out today. It accuses Sky of using powerful corticosteroids not just to get better, but get way...

The SHEcret Pro: lies of equality, accidental doping, and kit fashion

For a couple years now, The Secret Pro has been providing an entertaining and informative perspective of life inside the professional men...

The Secret Pro: My thoughts on Froome's positive and the bikes we ride

In the hours before this Secret Pro was scheduled to be published, news broke that Chris Froome had tested positive for twice the legal a...

Froome’s salbutamol case, The Secret Pro’s reaction: Daily News Digest

Chris Froome urine test reveals twice the legal amount of Salbutamol; Nibali on Froome salbutamol case: No one can give me back the thril...

The SHEcret Pro: Off-season guilt, saying goodbye and what's happening to our bodies?

Hey peeps!   It is that time of the year when us pure roadies are definitely feeling those off-season ‘gains’. It’s crazy how much fitnes...

The Secret Pro: Sketchy thyroids, confused commissaires, and more

It’s been a while, readers. I apologize, I’ve been busy. Just more of the usual, really: Line up at some big races, spend too many hours ...

The SHEcret Pro: Worlds, Aussie selection drama, transfer travails

Let's not mess about -- the World Championships are upon us already. The racing hasn’t started yet, but teams are positioning themselves ...

The SHEcret Pro: La Course, the Giro, disc brakes, transfer rumours and more

Hey peeps. Yep, I’m back! Licking my wounds a bit from some of the responses I got on my last article, but with wit, humour and honesty, ...

The SHEcret Pro: Your feedback, received

Since the latest column from the SHEcret Pro posted last week, we've received a fair amount of feedback — some positive, some not so much...

The SHEcret Pro: Dishing on Vos, the newbies in the peloton and relationships

The season is now well and truly underway, and with the nerves of the first races now behind us, it’s business as usual on the world cycl...

The Secret Pro: Motors, discs, jiffy bags, and more

Hello CyclingTips readers! Remember me? It’s been a little while, but I’m back and fired up for the 2017 season. My last column was back ...

The SHEcret Pro: On Australia's Summer of Cycling

Yep, I was finally let into Australia, and got to see what all the fuss was about Down Under in the summer. For years I have been hearing...