Ben Swift looking to put 'worst 18 months' of his career behind him

When Ben Swift announced that he would be leaving Team Sky at the end of 2016, the decision was met with a sense of collective praise from those outside the British team. Finally, the cycling world would witness what the talented all-rounder could do when he wasn't required to slog himself for a GC rider on the front of a strung-out peloton.

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