Klöden on Ullrich, the German media and staying motivated

Andreas Klöden walked into the hotel lobby weighed down by two heavy shopping bags from the supermarket across the road. After putting in an extra couple of hours alone at the end of the first group ride of Radio Shack’s Calpe training camp, the German had returned too late for lunch and was forced to improvise. No matter. All his career he has been thinking on his feet. Doing what it takes.

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Barry Ryan
Head of Features

Barry Ryan is Head of Features at Cyclingnews. He has covered professional cycling since 2010, reporting from the Tour de France, Giro d’Italia and events from Argentina to Japan. His writing has appeared in The Independent, Procycling and Cycling Plus. He is the author of The Ascent: Sean Kelly, Stephen Roche and the Rise of Irish Cycling’s Golden Generation, published by Gill Books.