Giro d'Italia 2014: Dan Martin exclusive video interview

With the disappointment of crashing out of Liège-Bastogne-Liège behind him Dan Martin must now focus on the biggest goal of his season with the Giro d’Italia starting in Belfast in a week’s time.

The race spends three days in Ireland before returning to Italy and with a top ten place in the overall, and a stage in his sights, Martin is well aware that the Giro holds a significant importance for him, his team, and his career as a grand tour rider.

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Daniel Benson

Daniel Benson was the Editor in Chief at between 2008 and 2022. Based in the UK, he joined the Cyclingnews team in 2008 as the site's first UK-based Managing Editor. In that time, he reported on over a dozen editions of the Tour de France, several World Championships, the Tour Down Under, Spring Classics, and the London 2012 Olympic Games. With the help of the excellent editorial team, he ran the coverage on Cyclingnews and has interviewed leading figures in the sport including UCI Presidents and Tour de France winners.