Mads Pedersen: A full kit overview

Mads Pedersen
Mads Pedersen (Trek-Segafredo) (Image credit: Colin Levitch)

Battling through the wet and cold of the World Championships in Yorkshire, Mads Pedersen left everything he had on the uphill drag to the finish line and became the first Danish rider to earn the rainbow stripes.

Now if only the cycling world could learn to pronounce his name correctly — with a wry smile, he politely reminded us that the 'd' in his first name is silent.

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Josh Croxton
Associate Editor (Tech)

Josh is Associate Editor of Cyclingnews – leading our content on the best bikes, kit and the latest breaking tech stories from the pro peloton.

Josh has been with us since the summer of 2019 and throughout that time he's covered everything from buyer's guides and deals to the latest tech news and reviews. On the bike, Josh has been riding and racing for over 15 years.

He started out racing cross country in his teens back when 26-inch wheels and triple chainsets were still mainstream, but he found favour in road racing in his early 20s, racing at a local and national level for Somerset-based Team Tor 2000. 

These days he rides indoors for convenience and fitness, and outdoors for fun on road, gravel, 'cross and cross-country bikes, the latter usually with his two dogs in tow.