Sunday, June 26, 2022
HomeInterviewsDan Patten - ASFRA-Flanders and a Solid Start to the Season

Dan Patten – ASFRA-Flanders and a Solid Start to the Season

-

We spoke to Dan Patten a couple of times last year, when he was a member of the Magnus Maximus team. This year, he’s off in search of cobbles, riding for a famous name – ASFRA-Flanders, the team started by the late and sadly missed, Frans Assez.

ASFRA-Flanders
Dan opened his 2010 campaign with a 5th place in the Lierde kermis last week.

Best results of 2009, Dan?

“I had a stage win and second overall in the U6 stage race in Sweden and I got seventh and king of the mountains in the East Yorkshire Premier Calendar – that gave me the confidence to believe that I could win a Premier.”

The new incarnation of Magnus’s team – Sprocket Pro – offered you a renewal.

“Yes, but I’ve been thinking about Belgium for a while – I spoke to Magnus and Martin McCrossan about my decision and they’ve said that there’s a p