Saddles teamed up with his pal Joe Papp to interview Ag2r all-rounder Nico Roche ahead of this week's Paris-Nice. The 27-year-old, who lives in Switzerland when not racing around Europe (and Beijing), is currently trying his best to secure a maiden European ProTour stage win at Paris-Nice, a race very dear to his heart.
Top of the morning, Nico. Or should that be bonjour?
No! I see myself as 100 percent Irish. I'm very attached to my Irish roots and it's worrying to see what's going on at home. I preferred it when the Celtic tiger was alive and kicking rather than the recession.
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