Dean Downing

Dean Downing will lead a strengthened Rapha Condor team next year following his split from British pro team DFL. Downing has moved back to the UK after a season based in Belgium and will once again focus on the British racing calendar.

Downing will be based in his home town of Rotherham and is aiming for the Premier Calendar and Elite Circuit series. Dean?s younger brother, Russell, also left DFL and has now signed for the American Healthnet team, making 2007 the first season since 2003 that the pair haven?t ridden together.

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