British Cycling women’s academy in the pipeline

Lucy Garner wins, Junior women road race, Road World Championships 2012

Cycling Weekly understands that a British Cycling-backed women's ‘academy', encompassing junior stars turning senior and members of the Olympic track squad, is in the pipeline for 2013.

BC president Brian Cookson accepted the absolute need for such an outfit. "The timeframe has changed, I think the public perception has also changed and we can't not do this any longer," he said.

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