Time trial champion Josh Teasdale has £20,000 worth of bikes stolen

CCTV footage captures two youths stealing three bikes from Josh Teasdale's garage near Stockton-on-Tees

The current Closed Circuit Time Trial British champion has been left without a time trial bike to race on following the theft of two of his bikes.

Josh Teasdale, 21, had both his Scott Plasma and his Scott Plasma TT bike stolen on Tuesday, January 20, from his home near Stockton-on-Tees. A third bike, a red and black Ridley, was also stolen.

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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.