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by Mark Zalewski
November 18, 2016
In today’s CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Alex Dowsett announces another hour record attempt; UCI provisionally suspends two Team Funvic Soul Cycles-Carrefour riders for CERA positive; Brailsford accepts invitation for Parliament hearing; Changes to Koksijde World Cup course; Rally Cycling finalises women’s roster; Team Novo Nordisk announces roster; Four British cyclists nominated as BT Sport Action Woman of the Year; Recyclable, folding paper cycling helmet wins James Dyson Award; For the Hell of it – A film dedicated to pedaling; We have been using rollers the wrong way; 1962 record speed attempt; One way to ask for better bike facilities in your office.
Rally Cycling announced its final women’s roster for 2017 with several new riders to continue its focus on rider development and success. The additions bolster the core group led by Erica Allar, Kirsti Lay, Sara Poidevin and Emma White.
“Last year we refocused the program on the development of young riders, with great success,” said Performance Manager Jonas Carney.
“The 2017 season will continue this direction with the addition of several talented new riders. The team is excited to add to the strong core group of riders that are returning. This years team is one of the strongest we have ever assembled on the women’s side, and we look to be a factor in races while helping to develop the best young female cyclists in North America.”
Former pro Zach Bell will return as sport director.
“With a positive team environment and structure already established, Rally Cycling will help them progress and reach their full potential as athletes,” said Bell. “With returning riders like Erica, Sara, Emma and Kirsti, we have proven strength with room to grow. To complement their strengths, we added several new riders that have already shown the ability to race at a high level. The entire team has been working hard and we are excited to get the season started.”
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