Ford RideLondon Classique Field Revealed

The Ford RideLondon Classique will welcome the strongest and most competitive field of elite teams in its history when it takes to the streets of Essex and London from Friday 24th May until Sunday 26th May, 2024.

Headlined by the world’s number one-ranked team in 2023, Team SD Worx-Protime, the 2024 UCI Women’s WorldTour race field will include four of the top five teams from the 2023 end-of-season rankings with Lidl-Trek, Canyon//SRAM and UAE Team ADQ also confirmed.

Team dsm-firmenich PostNL (formerly Team DSM), who have won every edition of the Classique since it became a stage race in 2022, will also return and attempt to secure a third successive crown, Lorena Wiebes took the win in 2022 and teammate Charlotte Kool followed suit in 2023.

Team SD Worx-Protime have topped the world rankings every year since 2021 and won an incredible 60 races in 2023. They have started the 2024 season in imperious form, winning three of the four stages at this month’s UAE Tour. They now boast 2022 and 2019 Ford RideLondon Classique champion Wiebes among their star riders, as well as the current World Champion, Lotte Kopecky.

In total, 11 UCI Women’s WorldTour teams and nine UCI Continental teams will compete in the 2024 Ford RideLondon Classique, including four teams from the UK: Lifeplus-Wahoo, DAS-Hutchinson-Brother UK, Doltcini O’Shea and Torelli.

Scott Sunderland, Ford RideLondon Classique Race Director, said, “The strength of the elite field we have assembled for the 2024 Ford RideLondon Classique is indicative of the growth and prestige of the race year-on-year. This race gets stronger each year and is attracting the world’s best teams, such as Team SD Worx-Protime who, without a doubt, have the best squad of riders on the planet.

“At the other end of the scale, we are delighted to again provide a platform to four British teams to showcase their riders. With the well documented problems in the professional road racing scene in the UK, it’s so important that we offer both a world-class event that brings the best riders to this country to inspire the next generation, but also gives home-grown teams and riders a chance to shine on the highest stage.”

Full list of participating teams for the Ford RideLondon Classique:

  • AG Insurance-Soudal (BEL)
  • ARA I Skip Capital (AUS)
  • Bepink-Bongioanni (ITA)
  • Canyon//SRAM Racing (GER)
  • CERATIZIT-WNT Pro Cycling Team (GER)
  • DAS-Hutchinson-Brother UK (GBR)
  • Doltcini O’Shea (GBR)
  • Human Powered Health (USA)
  • Lidl-Trek (USA)
  • Lifeplus Wahoo (GBR)
  • Liv AlUla Jayco (AUS)
  • SD Worx-Protime (NED)
  • St Michel-Mavic-Auber93 (FRA)
  • Team COOP Repsol (NOR)
  • Team dsm-firmenich PostNL (NED)
  • Team Visma I Lease a Bike (NED)
  • Torelli (GBR)
  • UAE Team ADQ (UAE)
  • Uno-X Mobility (NOR)
  • VolkerWessels Pro Women’s Cycling Team (NED)

*The teams marked in bold are UCI Women’s WorldTour teams

The race starts with two stages in Essex on Friday 24th May and Saturday 25th May. Stage One (159km) is from Saffron Walden to Colchester, while Stage Two (143km) starts and finishes in Maldon. The final stage (91km) is the iconic finale in central London, starting and finishing on The Mall.

A full list of participating riders from each team will be shared nearer the start of the Ford RideLondon Classique.

For more information about the Ford RideLondon Classique, click here.

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