|Sarah Gigante of Team TIBCO-SVB will be leaving the team after two years to join Movistar Team for three years. The young Australian rider already has three Australian titles to her name, one from the 2019 road race and two time trial championships, in 2020 and 2021 consecutively.
Swiss rider Marlen Reusser, who won the silver medal at the ITT in Tokyo, will join Team SDWorx for two years, starting in January 2022.
Vittoria Guazzini will ride for FDJ Nouvelle-Aquitaine Futoruscope next season.
24 year-old Gladys Verhulst will leave Arkea Samsic to join DROPS – Le Col s/b Tempur from next year.
Josie Nelson, British CX and road rider will join Team Coop – Hitec Products until the end of 2023.
21-year old British rider Illi Gardner, currently with CAMS-Basso Bikes, set a new women’s everesting record of 8:33:47, besting Emma Pooley’s record by 20 minutes.
Coegeas Mettler is planning to step up to the WorldTour from 2022. In addition, the squad will also have a continental women’s team, which will support ten young female riders.
Roubaix will host the 2021 Tissot UCI Track Cycling World Championships from 20 to 24 October. The event, which originally was to be held in Turkmenistan, will be held in the town’s velodrome.
Grace Brown has had to finish her last season with Team BikeExchange earlier than anticipated due to an earlier injury that now requires surgery. We wish her a speedy recovery!
The organisers of the Baloise Ladies Tour have requested an additional day of racing, to make it a 5-day event, from 13 to 17 July 2022.
DROPS – Le Col s/b TEMPUR has announced the extension of their partnership with Le Col, a British performance cycling apparel brand. This arrangement will see Le Col remain a title sponsor until the end of 2023.
The Zwift Academy is back with another professional cycling contract on offer at Canyon//SRAM. Zwifters must complete a series of six workouts, two recovery rides, and in a new addition for this year, two benchmarking rides – the Baseline Ride and the Finish Line Ride. More details can be found here.