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Chris Sidwells

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About

Chris Sidwells is a former policeman turned freelance writer. Based in the UK he's been writing about cycling for nine years, mostly for the UK's number one bike magazine, Cycling Weekly, but regularly contributes to others including The Roar.

He's written nine books on cycling, from maintenance manuals to biographies, and despite being older than he thinks he is, he still turns out for the odd race now and again.

Member Since:
 
February 2012
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South Yorkshire
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Who will win the Giro di Controversy?

Who will win the Giro di Controversy?

30 May 2014

It’s here. The time anticipated by climbers and bike fans but dreaded by everybody else. The third week of the 2014 Giro d’Italia.

Peiper calls the BMC tune

Peiper calls the BMC tune

23 May 2014

BMC are a team transformed this year. Just look at the way they are riding in the Giro d’Italia in support of race leader Cadel Evans. They haven’t put a foot wrong so far.

Was the Giro’s start in Ireland just a step too far?

Was the Giro’s start in Ireland just a step too far?

14 May 2014

Don’t get me wrong, it’s good that Grand Tours start in other countries. It’s also great to take races like the Giro to places where cycling isn’t mainstream.

Could Cadel Evans win the 2014 Giro D’Italia?

Could Cadel Evans win the 2014 Giro D'Italia?

8 May 2014

It’s highly possible that Cadel Evans could win the 2014 Giro D’Italia. He could you know, the route plays to Evans’ greatest strength – he bends but never breaks.

Wiggins can win Paris-Roubaix next year

Wiggins can win Paris-Roubaix next year

16 Apr 2014

Yes, I know, I’m British so I would say that. But he can. Here’s why.

Oude-Kwaremont: The history of a hill

Oude-Kwaremont: The history of a hill

9 Apr 2014

“There are two races for the Kwaremont; the race to it and the race up it, and of the two the race to it is the nastiest,” says double Tour of Flanders winner Peter Van Petegem.