Lee is a professional cyclist with the UCI Continental CCN Cycling Team.
Lee is quite possibly the world's oldest neo-pro ever - receiving a contract to ride for a UCI Continental team three years ago at 37 and has since raced around the world, from East Java to Korea, Oman to Qatar. Lee has even managed to get on a startline or three in the heartland of the sport - Belgium, where he was comprehensively and properly spanked.
Lee loves the millions of lycra-clad folk around the world who head out each weekend to suffer and dream, to emulate their heroes on their local hills and descents, to become noble, dammit, even if only in their own minds. They are the true guardians of the sport.
Communicating with them is what makes it all so worthwhile.
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- January 2013
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Chris Froome has all but won the 2015 Tour de France but the rider sneaking the column inches away from him today is Nairo Quintana.
I wouldn’t wish it on anyone really but, if pushed, I could think of several other candidates from the world of cycling better qualified to get a cup of piss thrown over them at the Tour de France than Sky’s Chris Froome.
This article was slated to be about Stage 17 of the 2015 Tour de France.
It’s a bit cruel having a team time trial at any time other than on the first day. Especially when it’s at the end of a first week that saw several teams lose riders due to the vicious crashes.
I’m pretty sure I just watched Stage 7 of the Tour de France but I’m a little suspicious that it might have been some other race. No one crashed out, nothing truly insane happened and the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse failed to appear.
There seems to be no Tour de France or Giro of recent memory that hasn’t been of the crash-bang-whallop variety straight from the off, forcing some riders to abandon the race of their season before it’s really even begun.