It’s hard to believe it’s 10 years since last I spoke to Paul Watson about a great ride he pulled off in 1987.
Paul Watson? I hear you question.
He was British Amateur Road Champion in 1985, the same year as he was third in the Tour of Britain, ‘Milk Race’ behind Liege-Bastogne-Liege winner, Eric Van Lancker of Belgium and the man who should have been a super star but never quite was, Roy Knickman (USA).
He rode pro with Van Lancker’s Belgian Fangio team at the end of that year but retur