Matthew Shaw

  • Favourite place to ride? Girona – my sister lives out there in Spain and it’s just beautiful riding all the time, decent weather and some quality climbs.
  • Favourite race? Paris Roubaix – hard to pick between this and Flanders to be honest, I really love all the classics there so good to watch. Love all the spring classics really.
  • Biggest race win? North West Youth Tour
  • Objectives for the 2017 season? Couple of podiums in the national series hopefully pick up a win.
  • Favorite on-the-bike snack? Peanut butter and jam sandwich
  • Do you have a cycling hero? Tom Boonen – absolute lad, love watching him ride ever since I was little. He rides aggressively and takes the race to everyone else which is great to watch.
  • Do you have a racing motto? Race hard and race fun.
  • Cake or pie? Both
  • Coffee or tea? coffee
  • Little Mix or S Club 7? Led Zepplin

About Wheelbase

WHEELBASE CABTECH JUNIOR RACE TEAM has been established out of pure passion for cycle racing. Real racing.

We have carefully assembled a select team of athletes from around the UK to race at the highest level of the domestic junior road race scene.

The team is made up of 6 talented juniors, who will compete at a national level throughout the UK.