George Bennett on life in lockdown and losing at Zwift

George Bennett
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George Bennett (Jumbo Visma) may not be allowed to ride his bike or venture outside for more than essential groceries but the Kiwi climber and his girlfriend Caitlin Fielder have tried to keep their spirits high and the perspectives open as they live through life in a coronavirus lockdown. 

The pair live in Andorra where cycling is currently banned. Bennett can still shop for food but his riding has been limited to online training and racing, while Fielder passes the time with her cycling business. She paints shoes for some of the best riders on the planet [ed. we have a feature coming ] with orders currently flooding in from the likes of Primoz Roglic and Luis Leon Sanchez.

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Daniel Benson

Daniel Benson was the Editor in Chief at Cyclingnews.com 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