Feature – Mick Skipsey Q & A


Mick Skipsey of the SD Racing Team takes the VeloUK question and answer challenge

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Feature – Mick Skipsey Q & A


1. When will you start your road season and what will be the first race?
Mick: Hillingdon Winter Series but only for training. Then the Roy Thame Cup in March

2. What races will be your targets for 2016 and why?
Mick: The national masters crit, road and track championships but it’s a very strong category with John McClelland, Martin Smith, Gray Turnock, Elliot Davis. Hopefully I’ll be under the radar!

3. How will you spend the time on the bike between now and your first race in training?
Mick: Just getting stronger doing top end efforts with no junk miles.

4. What was your favourite Xmas present?
Mick: Garmin 520

5. When it rains, which its doing a lot right now, is it turbo time or wrap up and get wet?
Mick: Bushido turbo



6. If you could do any race in the world including the best ones in the world etc, what would it be and why?
Mick: Milan San Remo

7. What piece of food can you not do without where ever you are on the road during the season!
Mick: Flap jack.

8. What is your favourite music track when warming up for a race or on the turbo?
Mick: Billy Ocean – Red light spells danger.

9. If given the option, would you prefer normal brakes or disc brakes on your road bike?
Mick: normal brakes.

10. What’s the spec of your race bike for 2016 and your favourite bits on it?
Mick: Sworks Venge black including wheels, Di2 with sprint shifters.

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