Scottish cyclist who has won multiple stages of the Vuelta a Espana and the Tour de France. He is the first British cyclist to have worn every Tour de France jersey.
He was offered a contract from five teams after he joined a racing club at Saint-Quentin.
He was part of a doping scandal in 2004 which resulted in him being banned from the sport for two years.
He had a son named Archibald in 2011 and a second son, Harvey, in 2013.
He was teammates with Bradley Wiggins during the London Olympics in 2012.