Sigma Sports is proud to present Matt Stephens Unplugged, a regular catch-up with cycling’s favourite character, Matt Stephens, as he chats with special guests and explores the bowels of his own fruity mind. With lots of surprises along the way, the route-map has been torn up; so who knows what direction we’re going in, or where we’ll end up!
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Alex Dowsett is happy to have maxxed out his pro cycling career
Alex Dowsett and Matt Stephens discuss world hour records, how to use power meters correctly and the importance of racing intelligently.
Alex Richardson on making deals in the heat of the breakaway
Alex Richardson’s incredible development from stock broker to the pro peloton gives him a unique insight into race preparation, negotiation tactics, and the art of the in-race deal - or maybe it’s all in his nature.
Philippe Gilbert on his illustrious career and imminent retirement
Philippe Gilbert explains how it’s not just the victories that he is proud of, but the manner in which they were won.
Jack Haig from hitch hiking to the podium at Vuelta a España
Jack Haig explains how consistency is the key to success, and if you really want to achieve something, you have to do it yourself.
Rob Hatch is an ordinary man behind an extraordinary voice
Rob Hatch appreciates how privileged he is to commentate on pro cycling for a living and thinks the world would be a better place if everyone was kinder to one another.
Ella Harris from Zwift Academy Champion to Mont Ventoux Challenger
Ella Harris tells Matt Stephens she’s an all-wheel-drive rider with a diesel engine; just don’t ask her to sprint.