New women's development team to race across UK and Europe

Sun Sport Velo, mainly made up of teenage riders, will race in the Women Road Series and also on the Continent

A new women’s development team has been set up for the 2016 season, with plans to race in the UK and Europe.

Sun Sport Velo is a joint partnership between Sun Sport Coaching and Velo Espresso, the latter a cycling café in Altrincham.

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Chris Marshall-Bell

A freelance sports journalist and podcaster, you'll mostly find Chris's byline attached to news scoops, profile interviews and long reads across a variety of different publications. He has been writing regularly for Cycling Weekly since 2013. In 2024 he released a seven-part podcast documentary, Ghost in the Machine, about motor doping in cycling.

Previously a ski, hiking and cycling guide in the Canadian Rockies and Spanish Pyrenees, he almost certainly holds the record for the most number of interviews conducted from snowy mountains. He lives in Valencia, Spain.