Interviews with Riders & Industry Personalities

Rider & Industry Interviews

Cycling Life in 3D


We’re always looking for interesting people from the cycling world to speak to. In order to make the interviews easier to locate, we’re putting them all together on their own page, with links below. From Grand Tour winners, mtb riders around the world, to cycling commentators and dedicated people doing their best to develop great brands. If you have an idea for an interview, just let us know.


In the meantime, take a look below and click an image to read all about these fascinating people who help to make our sport so amazing.

Time then to take a look at some of the most interesting and talented people within our sport. Some of them will be new to you, because we want to show our readers the really interesting people, delving into those on the edges who are simply unique and very special, like photographer Karen Edwards or deisgner Sean Sako. Anyway, read away and find out about these very talented peeple 🙂

Neah Evans Interview

We're thrilled to bring you an exclusive interview with the amazing Neah, a talented cyclist who recently won gold at the UCI Cycling World Championships Madison Race. Neah's journey is truly inspiring, as she overcame a major crash during the race and emerged victorious through sheer determination.
August 25, 2023/by Pedalnorth Website

Manuela Muresan Interview – Romania Cycling Champion

Earlier this summer, we visited Transylvania in Romania, where Nadia happened to ride and win her category in 2 races - and bump into multi-disciplined Romanian National Champion Ela Muresan, who'd won the pro categories. This amazing woman has won several national titles in a wide variety of cycling genres, including road and mountain bike. She's an inspiration to women across Romania, who are still fighting for better representation and support in cycling.
July 31, 2023/by Pedalnorth Website

Nicholas Roche Interview

One of the most enigmatic and well known cyclists within the peloton, Nicholas Roche is an interesting character. He's twice been national champion and has twice finished in the top ten of the Vuelta a España, and won stages in 2013 and 2015. Nicholas has also competed for Ireland 7 times at the road world championships. So what's he really like - time to chat...
September 30, 2021/by Pedalnorth Website

Mandy Marquardt Interview

As part of her series on inspiring women athletes, Nadezhda interviewed Mandy Marquardt,from the USA Track Team. Mandy Marquardt is a professional track sprint cyclist racing for Team Novo Nordisk, the world’s first all-diabetes professional cycling team and for the USA Cycling National Team. She was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at the age of 16.
April 27, 2021/by Pedalnorth Website

Marcus Smith Marathon Man

Some people are just inspirational. Marcus Smith is one such person. This amazing athlete ran 30 marathons in 30 days, came back from near death and still competes. Being a good friend of Marcus, Diane  decided to have a chat with Marcus and to find out more...
March 30, 2021/by Pedalnorth Website

Cherie Pridham Interview – Talking with friends

From being a pro cyclist to the first-ever female director in the men’s WorldTour with Israel Start-Up Nation (ISN), Cherie Pridham is here to make history.

It is only right to have female sports directors at Women's WorldTour, but this is the first time a woman leads a male-dominated peloton. Because of this, Cherie has been receiving lots of attention from the people in the cycling world.
February 18, 2021/by Pedalnorth Website

Rudy Von Berg Triathlete Interview

Rudy Von Berg is one of the best triathletes in the world. Triathletes know that adding something special to training can you give you an edge, and so Diane takes Rudy on a Yoga journey and interviews him about his triathlon life.
January 16, 2021/by Pedalnorth Website

Brett Tippie Isolation Interview

Brett Tippie is a mountain bike free ride legend and the funniest guy in the biking world. We simply love catching up with our madcap friend
March 29, 2020/by Pedalnorth Website

Maeve Plouffe Interview 2020

We thought that it was time to catch up with this rising star of world cycling, Australian rider Maeve Plouffe. Time for a chat then...
March 22, 2020/by Pedalnorth Website

Josh Quigley Interview

We catch up with Josh as he recovers from a traumatic incident in America where he was hit by a car travelling at about 70mph. He has just a few weeks to get fit again and finish his round-the-world cycling challenge.
Nadezhda Pavlova

Nadezhda Pavlova Interview

We're very proud of our team here at Pedalnorth and none more so than triathlon editor and lifestyle senior editor, Nadezhda Pavlova. It's unique for anyone to have such a wide range of world class talents, but thankfully for us, Nadezhda is a unique person
November 14, 2019/by Pedalnorth Website

Rider Interview – Kasia Niewiadoma

Rider Interview – Fabio Aru

Rider Interview – Vincenzo Nibali

Karen Edwards Cycling Photographer

Rider Interview: Kate Courtney MTB

Brett Tippie Interview

There are some people who without even realising it are truly inspiring. One such person is this awesome rider from Canada, who lives life by simply following his soul, and in doing so creates awesome moments.

Brett Tippie is without a doubt a legend and as such, we thought he'd be cool to chat with...
March 13, 2019/by Pedalnorth Website
Maeve Plouffe

Rider Interview: Maeve Plouffe

Beyond talent, Maeve’s passion and positivity for cycling are contagious. Read our interview with Maeve and give her a follow @maeveplouffe on instagram to see her fantastic photos
January 27, 2019/by Pedalnorth Website

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