Cyclist who joined BMC Racing Team in 2017. He was top ten in two Grand Tours including Vuelta a España in 2013 and Vuelta a España in 2015. He has 120,000 followers on his roche_nicholas Instagram account.
He attended Blackrock College in Dublin where he played soccer and rugby.
He became a professional cyclist in 2004, when he joined Cofidis and became one of the youngest UCI ProTour racers at the time.
He married Deborah Robles. He is son the of former cycling champion Stephen Roche.
He and Bernard Hinault are both cyclists from France.