Date of birth
13 June 1996
James loves the places that his bike has taken him, the people he has met because of cycling, and the life lessons he’s learned through cycling. But what does he love most about the sport? Racing.
While James has achieved strong results as a GC rider, especially in 2021 at the Tour of Slovenia and the Tour of Norway, his favorite races are the Ardennes Classics. He is also a keen student of cycling history and finds pride and motivation in thinking about the riders who have come before him.
Question & answer
What's your first cycling memory?
As a kid I would go once a week to the youth section of Heanor Clarion Cycling Club where I'd meet other local kids and we'd be guided round the local bridleways by the club coach.
What's your favorite place to ride your bike?
Anywhere and everywhere. As long as its on two wheels
If you could go anywhere in the world, where would you go?
What's your favorite band or artist?
Miles Kane. Massively under-rated if you ask me
Coffee or tea?
Tea, being British always had to be tea. Bag goes in the cup. Water goes on. Leave to brew. Remove bag and add milk to desire