• Name: James King
  • Age: 22
  • Hometown: Richmond, North Yorkshire
  • College: University College
  • Degree: DPhil in Earth Sciences
  • Previous education: Geology BSc (Hons) – Durham University
  • Cycling discipline(s): Road & Track
  • First cycling club: Colomba Cycling Club
  • First race: Croft TLI League
  • Favourite race (to ride): Otley GP & The Monsal Hill Climb
  • Best results: Junior Tour of Wales Stage 4 2013 – 1st, Junior NE Regional RR & Criterium Champion 2013, Isle of Man Junior Stage Race 2013 Points Classification Winner, British National Track Championships Team Pursuit 2013 – 4th, Trader’s Cup 2013 – 1st, Wansbeck RR 2014 – 1st
  • Favourite ride: Thwaite to Richmond down dale – after riding over Grinton Moor, Buttertubs, and/or Tan Hill
  • Longest ride: Tour de Serbia 2014 Stage 2 – 221km
  • Favourite ride food: Bananas
  • Favourite pro: Michal Kwiatkowski, Peter Kennagh, Peter Sagan
  • Favourite race (to watch): Strade Bianchi
  • Best “I was there” cycling moment: (1) Riding the 2014 British National Road Race Champs won by Peter Kennagh. (2) When Jens Voigt led the 2014 Tour de France over Grinton Moor and rode into the Polka Dot Jersey.