"I learned the hard way that at altitude when you go into the red it’s hard to come back!"
More despatches from three-time Irish champion
More front line dispatches from our man in the UCI WorldTour
RCUK columnist makes it three in a row
"The legs are good, the numbers are better than last year and I'm more motivated than ever"
Another snapshot of life from inside the WorldTour
Irish road and time trial champion on Boonen, Belgium, and free haircuts
"The history of this event in Belgium is just unbelievable"
Matt misjudges the last hill
Mixing it up with a mean Russian and two tasty climbers
Matt stays cool as mate Will Clarke solos to victory
Matt's first leadout train for Omega Pharma-Quickstep
Matt is in the thick of his first race of the year
Serious training starts for the imminent Tour Down Under
Young Brit, Andrew Fenn, to debut alongside Brammeier for Omega Pharma-Quick-Step
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