Mark Donovan is excited to continue his progression on the road as he prepares to make his debut appearance for Team Sky on Saturday.
Strong general classification performances at both the Baby Giro and the Tour de l'Avenir have seen Donovan offered the chance to sample life as a Team Sky rider.
Going into this year I said to myself ‘don’t put too much pressure on yourself, and do as well as you can'. These results were way above my expectations really.
"Earlier in the year I did two Italian one-day races in April and they were super fun - a really great atmosphere and great races.
A relaxed outlook and level head have seen Donovan thrive this season despite some big pressure races. On his next challenge he added: "To be honest I just kind of get my head down and do what I do - ride my bike.