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Jack Cousins – Planning to ‘come back stronger and come first’!


It was Vik (for those who don’t know, our pal pedalled the hard roads of Belgium in his day, still trains hard and is our outspoken elder statesman, observer and ‘critic in chief’) who was first to spot the Kiwi’s potential as his name edged up the results in the heartland’s kermises. So the call came; ‘you should be talking to that Manchester laddie, Jack Cousins, he’s doing well!

When our friend Viktor isn’t criticising me for going to Grenoble; ‘glorified kid’s tea party!’, he’s scouring the Belgian cycling websites for ‘the next Jack Bauer.’

And if Vik says it, we do it. Usually.

 Jack Cousins
Jack has enjoyed his kermis racing and will be back for more.

How did you get into cycling, Jack?

“My dad took me on a cycling holiday when I was about 11 or 12, when I got back I just continued with the other sports I was doing.

“But a few year