Brailsford: We want to be the world's best team

Back in 2010, when Team Sky entered the sport, Dave Brailsford declared that their objective was to win the Tour de France with a clean British rider and encourage a million people to take up cycling in the UK. Having achieved and surpassed those goals, Brailsford has said the next target for his team is to keep improving and to be considered the world’s best by 2020.

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Peter Cossins has written about professional cycling since 1993 and is a contributing editor to Procycling. He is the author of The Monuments: The Grit and the Glory of Cycling's Greatest One-Day Races (Bloomsbury, March 2014) and has translated Christophe Bassons' autobiography, A Clean Break (Bloomsbury, July 2014).