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Calum Johnston – Turning Professional with Caja Rural for 2022

“It’s my first season as a pro so the team aren’t putting pressure on me - and I’m not putting pressure on myself either."

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Over the years we’ve interviewed dozens of young men who dream of signing a contract and joining the professional peloton.

Of those dozens only a very few realise their dream so it’s always good for the soul to see a young man, especially a Scotsman, ‘make it’ and put pen to paper.

East Kilbride’s 23 years-old Calum Johnston has featured on our pages several times as a ‘Zappi Man’ including when he was ‘locked down’ on Etna – and taking a fine 12th overall in the ‘Baby’ Giro in 2020.

But this year saw him leave Sen. Zappi and la Bella Italia, move to Pamplona in the Basque Country and begin a new adventure with the amateur ‘feeder’ team for