Author name: Mathew Mitchell

My name is Mathew Mitchell, 30-something from Staffordshire, UK. Over the last few years I've got more and more into cycling, from the first innocent Sportive events to Audaxes, Go-Races, British Cycling racing and now Time Trials.

Lorena Wiebes signs a 3-year contract with Team SD Worx

Lorena Wiebes signs a 3-year contract with Team SD Worx

With 17 victories so far this season, Wiebes is currently the most successful cyclist in the women’s peloton. “Lorena is a pure sprint star. When it comes to pure speed, she is by far the best,” says Team SD Worx sports manager Danny Stam.  “The large number of victories this season says something about her …

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Lisa Brennauer confirms retirement after 2022 European Championships

Lisa Brennauer confirms retirement after 2022 European Championships

The German rider Lisa Brennauer has confirmed that she will retire from the sport of cycling after the 2022 European Championships held in Munich. The 34-year-old will bow out after the road race, due to be held on August 21st 2022. She has completed her last race for her trade team, Ceratizit-WNT at the Tour …

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Letizia Paternoster to ride for BikeExchange-Jayco in 2023

Letizia Paternoster to ride for BikeExchange-Jayco in 2023

The Italian rider Letizia Paternoster will leave Trek Segafredo and ride for BikeExchange-Jayco from 2023. The 23-year-old has spent most of the last 2 years focusing on the track for the Tokyo Olympics, as part of the Italian team pursuit line-up. She will join the Australian team for an initial 2 years, until the end …

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Fast finishing Italian Letizia Paternoster joins Team BikeExchange-Jayco through to 2024

Fast finishing Italian Letizia Paternoster joins Team BikeExchange-Jayco through to 2024

Italian sprinter Letizia Paternoster will join Team BikeExchange-Jayco from next season on a two-year contract, lifting the team’s sprint group with her experience and incredible turn of speed. The former European U23 Road Race Champion has an impressive list of palmares despite her young age, with accomplished titles on the road but also on the track, where she is a multiple …

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Thanks to the Tour!

Thanks to the Tour!

An experience engraved forever in the history of the team These eight days of racing will have been intense for our team, which went through all the emotions: joy, pride, doubt, sadness and disappointment when having to let their friends continue the Tour. We are also very proud of the values we transmitted in the …

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Team adds climbing power to 2023 roster with Becky Storrie

Team adds climbing power to 2023 roster with Becky Storrie

The team is excited to announce the signing of 23-year-old Becky Storrie for the next two years. The Isle of Man native transitioned to cycling from triathlon racing after recovering from chronic fatigue and has since become a prominent name in the UK domestic racing scene, finishing second at the Ryedale GP last year and …

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Colombian Lopez provisionally reinstated by Astana after probe

Colombian Lopez provisionally reinstated by Astana after probe

Astana-Qazaqstan has provisionally reinstated its Colombian rider Miguel Angel Lopez, announced via a tweet today. The rider was internally suspended after media reports linked him to a Spanish case related to drug trafficking. The Colombian was linked to Marcos Maynar, a professor at the University of Extremadura according to reports from the Spanish cycling website …

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Team SD Worx looks back with satisfaction at 2nd place, mountain jersey and stage win in Tour de France Femmes

Team SD Worx looks back with satisfaction at 2nd place, mountain jersey and stage win in Tour de France Femmes

Demi Vollering secured her second place in the overall classification and her polka dot jersey on the Super Planche des Belles Filles. Just like the day before, she was the only one who could compete with an unleashed Annemiek Van Vleuten. The 25-year old Dutch rider rode a hell of a Tour and looks back …

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