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" It's difficult to change things in a positive way. "
" I don't particularly buy into all the nutrition fads and that sort of thing. "
" I need to learn to be happy and enjoy the achievement rather than already thinking about what I could have done better. "
" It has been difficult to get back on the saddle, particularly after getting whiplash and concussion, but it's just about understanding that sometimes it's OK to say, 'I don't want to get back on my bike for week.' "
" There are a lot of people I look up to and respect, but there's nobody really specific I would call a hero. "
" I have never cheated anybody out of a victory, I have worked hard for every single race that I have won. "
" When I have children, it will be my choice, and I won't feel under any pressure. "
" I have got lots of silver medals, from Delhi in 2010 and London in 2012, so it would be nice to pick up some golds, and the Commonwealth Games is a great place to start. "
" I'm quite un-traditional. "
" I find weddings too procedural sometimes. I just want a big, fun party. "
" I'm one of the most tested athletes in the world. "
" It's fantastic to have the opportunity to race at home, so I wouldn't miss it. "
" I am not a robot; I am a member of a family - my commitment to them comes over and above my commitment to cycling. "
" There is no pathway for female GB road cyclists, but at the same time, if you are wanting to be the best in the world, you have to forge your own pathway. It's not that things should be there on a plate for you. You have to work really hard, and that's what I've done, and I didn't let it stop me. "
" I'm excited to see the growth in women's cycling, and I think the Women's Tour has had a really positive impact on that change. "
" I'm a very goal-oriented person, so I look at the specific demands of a certain race and tailor my training towards that. "
" When I have a family, I will be retired. "
" I remember if the telephone rang after 9 o'clock in the house, my mother would say, 'Who's ringing at this time?' We just wouldn't answer the phone. "
" I have to make sure I get the right amount of protein and iron, and I take supplements for that. I think people would be surprised if they saw my diet, though; it's very normal. "
" It's something that can get overwhelming and frustrating, the sexism I experience in my career. It's just obviously a big issue in women's sport, like salaries, media coverage, just general things that you have to cope with in your career. "
" I used to think that in order to be lean, I had to under-eat. "
" As a female athlete, I think it's really important to stand up on a podium and represent females and what we're capable of, and I always try to make political statements with what I do rather than with headlines. "
" A world championship medal on the road is something that I'm missing from my CV. "
" Cycling is a business. "
" It's really important for cycling and for women to be on a sporting stage which is in the mainstream and across the board, not just my own sport. "
" Integrity is something I strive for in every part of my life. "
" I don't look at my emails on the weekend or after 6 o'clock in the day. "
" I will hold my head high in Rio and do my best for Great Britain. "
" I can't pick up the phone to everybody that doubts me and explain myself. "
" I have to be a leader now. I need to shoulder responsibility more than I used to. It's changed me, but I'm OK with that. "
" I eat a lot more now than I ever used to. I have taken a real interest in nutrition and believe in the difference that makes when fueling your body correctly. That means never skipping a meal and making sure that my diet supports my training needs. "