Terpstra’s ambition not sated by Paris-Roubaix victory

Niki Terpstra was a latecomer at the Etixx-QuickStep media day in Calpe during, jetting in from the Netherlands after sealing victory in the Rotterdam Six Day with Iljo Keisse the previous night. By the time he emerged on the terrace at the rear of the Hotel Sol y Mar, television crews were already swarming around teammates Tom Boonen, Mark Cavendish and Michal Kwiatkowski, and the Dutchman was able to help himself to a coffee on arrival before he was ushered across to speak to a small group of reporters.

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Barry Ryan
Head of Features

Barry Ryan is Head of Features at Cyclingnews. He has covered professional cycling since 2010, reporting from the Tour de France, Giro d’Italia and events from Argentina to Japan. His writing has appeared in The Independent, Procycling and Cycling Plus. He is the author of The Ascent: Sean Kelly, Stephen Roche and the Rise of Irish Cycling’s Golden Generation, published by Gill Books.