Blythe: We race on passion at Lotto not bullshit marginal gains

Adam Blythe (Lotto Soudal) was on the verge of hanging up his wheels before a late offer from Lotto Soudal saved his career this winter. The 29-year-old was let go by Aqua Blue Sport after the team folded this summer, and with no offers on the horizon he was beginning to look for a career after riding. Circumstances, friendship and luck helped pave the way for a return to racing in Belgium.

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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.