And so we’ve arrived to the eve of this years Scott Junior Tour and the final preparations are being made, the start list has been released; Click Here and of the 115 riders registered to take to the start line come Tuesday evening for the individual time-trial, 10 riders will be riding in the colours of Comeragh CC. 8 of our own lads and 2 guest riders. The last rider profile of our own riders is that of Mr. Ciaran O’Sillivan;
I am 17 years old and a first-year junior. I Joined Comeragh CC when I was 12 and began racing properly at 15. Best result to date: 1st at Coachford Classic A2/A3 race, favourite result 13th with a broken elbow while racing with Munster in France. I’m really looking forward to the Junior Tour and can’t wait to mix it up the best on those climbs!
Q1; What is your favourite Irish race and why?
CO’S: Shay Elliot, one very big hill and lots of small ones too.
Q2; What is your favourite race on the professional calender and why?
CO’S: Strade Bianche, its brutal with many climbs. Ending is always so good up through the old streets of Sienna.
Q3; Who is your favourite current professional cyclist and why?
CO’S: Chris Juul-Jensen, He always has such a lax approach to everything and has such a good time the whole time even when he’s in the pain zone.
Q4; Who is your favourite retired professional cyclist and why?
CO’S: Tom Boonen, King of the classics (pffft cancellera…) He’s also done it all and looks buzzed doing .
Q5; What was the last book you read?
CO’S: Winnie the Pooh, AJ Milne.
Q6; What is your favourite movie?
CO’S: Winnie the Pooh The Movie
Q7; What kind of music do you listen to?
CO’S: Winnie the Pooh The Movie Soundtrack
Q8; Any hobbies off the bike?
CO’S: Keeping up my Winnie the Pooh collection
Q9; What are your expectations for the junior tour?
CO’S: Tough but sure what harm, looking forward to it