Downing brothers reunited at NFTO for 2014

Dean and Russell Downing, Otley Crits and Circuit Race National Champs 2012

The Downing brothers will be reunited on the same team for 2014, as it was confirmed today that Dean will join Russ at the fledgling British NFTO squad.

2006 was the last time the pair rode together - for the DFL team - and after Russ' move from NetApp-Endura was announced last week, Dean's long-rumoured switch from Madison-Genesis became public this morning.

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Nick Bull is an NCTJ qualified journalist who has written for a range of titles, as well as being a freelance writer at Beat Media Group, which provides reports for the PA Media wire which is circulated to the likes of the BBC and Eurosport. His work at Cycling Weekly predominantly dealt with professional cycling, and he now holds a role as PR & Digital Manager at SweetSpot Group, which organises the Tour of Britain.