The Secret Pro

The Secret Pro

It’s been far too long since the Secret Pro has featured here and I’m pleased to see him back. In this edition he gives some background to the Mick Rogers saga, talks about mixed up blood bags, Tour shenanigans, and equipment failures. Read it at your own peril.

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The Secret Pro: the late-season lull

In this installment of The Secret Pro, our inside man gives us various insights into how hard this time of season can be, the positive steps that cycling has taken to clean itself up, as well as some of the ongoing problems in this effort. He also shares his views on the need for a […]

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The Secret Pro, post-Tour de France edition

The last time we heard from The Secret Pro he was preparing for the Tour de France. Now that the Tour is finished TSP has found some time to bring us the latest from inside the peloton. In this edition The Secret Pro brings us his perspective on the world’s biggest bike race, the latest […]

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The Secret Pro

After his last column attracted international media attention and prompted some people to question whether he’s even real or not, The Secret Pro is back with more goss and insight from the pro peloton. In this column TSP talks doping, the Giro, the Dauphine, the Tour de France, and more.

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The Secret Pro: hoax or not?

You might have already seen that people on the forums and now Cyclismas blogger Saddleblaze have suggested that the Secret Pro does not exist. We’re thrilled that the latest instalment in The Secret Pro’s column has generated so much discussion, on CyclingTips, Twitter, and elsewhere, and since some fair questions are raised we thought it might […]

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The Secret Pro

As the season gets further underway more pro cycling fodder becomes available to talk about. In this edition of The Secret Pro, our anonymous insider gives us some insights on the Spring Classics, his favorite race commentator, the new prototype gear that’s not working out so well, “black contracts”, a Grand Tour winner who might […]

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The Secret Pro: The Spring Classics

It’s been a while since The Secret Pro has dropped in and given us the inside scoop, but he’s now had a chance to come up for air after an intense couple months of racing. I must admit, it’s getting harder to keep all of his stories and details in here while trying to remain […]

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The Secret Pro :: Let The Season Begin!

In the second instalment of The Secret Pro, our anonymous pro cyclist speaks candidly about early season training camps and races, the new equipment everyone gets, sponsorship commitments, more equipment, and his brief thoughts on the Lance / Oprah interview.

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The Secret Pro | The Off-season

In my first instalment of “The Secret Pro” I talk about the off-season, pro contracts, Katusha’s license, and what it’s like to do my job with the sport under a cloud of doping suspicion…

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The Secret Pro

A new concept that will be a regular feature for the 2013 season on CyclingTips is “The Secret Pro”. A monthly column where a high profile World Tour rider has agreed to speak his mind, while remaining completely anonymous. His diaries will be written by a ghost-writer as a safeguard for total anonymity.

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