Michael Storer: My goal was always to win a race, now it's which one

Michael Storer
Michael Storer (Groupama-FDJ) (Image credit: Nicolas Götz / Equipe Cycliste Groupama-FDJ)

Michael Storer had a breakthrough European summer last year. After a few years finding his feet in the pro ranks, he suddenly couldn't stop winning. 

A stage win and the overall title at the Tour de l'Ain preceded two virtuoso breakaway triumphs at the Vuelta a España, where he also walked away with the polka-dot jersey.

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Patrick Fletcher

Patrick is an NCTJ-trained journalist, and former deputy editor of Cyclingnews, who has seven years’ experience covering professional cycling. He has a modern languages degree from Durham University and has been able to put it to some use in what is a multi-lingual sport, with a particular focus on French and Spanish-speaking riders. Away from cycling, Patrick spends most of his time playing or watching other forms of sport - football, tennis, trail running, darts, to name a few, but he draws the line at rugby.