Skip to content
Profile – Michael Knight
- Name: Michael Knight
- Hometown: Leeds
- College: St Edmund Hall
- Degree: DPhil Interdisciplinary Bioscience
- Cycling discipline(s): Road
- First cycling club: Leeds Mercury
- First race: I did a cyclocross race when I was about 13 before I had a road bike or had really got into cycling. I rode on a mountain bike and crashed out; I’ve never ridden cross since.
- Favourite race (to ride): Ras de Cymru
- Best result: 1st at a Dalton Crit
- Longest ride: 208 Km for York to Bridlington, and back
- Favourite ride food: Mrs Crimble’s Jam sponge
- Favourite pro: Tom Dumoulin
- First race you saw in person: The 2005 Otley road race, won by Mark Cavendish
- Best ‘I was there’ cycling moment: The Yorkshire Grand Depart, when the tour came within walking distance of my house.