Lionel Birnie is a journalist, author and publisher who specialises in cycling.
He is the cycling correspondent for The Sunday Times and also writes for Cycle Sport.
You can follow Lionel on Twitter @lioneljbirnie
Lionel Birnie is the author and publisher of four books about Watford Football Club.
The debut volume of The Cycling Anthology, a collection by a team of leading journalists, will be published in November 2012