Chris Lawless

Is the first time you have had support from the Dave Rayner Fund?


What is your cycling history?

I started cycling when I was 12 years old at the Velodrome in Manchester then from there I came through the British Cycling system only leaving the programme before the 2016 season when I joined JLT and now I'm here.

What team are you joining?

Axeon Hagens Berman

Tell us a bit about your team.

They are an American team that is run by Axel Merckx and in my eyes the best development team in the world. They Have produced a lot of very talented riders over the years that have gone on to ride for World Tour teams.

What is your race programme looking like?

A lot of races in Europe and maybe a couple in the States

What bike will you be riding and who supplies the team kit?

Specialized S-Works Tarmac with Sram Red E-tap groupset and zipp wheels and finishing kit. On the bike kit is supplied by Ale and leisure kit is Lulu Lemon.

Do you have any other interests outside of cycling?

Rugby League, cars and spending time with my girlfriend, Emma.