Number of British women’s Continental teams set to double in 2024

Three British teams have applied to step up to UCI level next season

Collage of three female cyclists from Alba Road Team, Hutchinson-Brother and Pro Noctis
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The number of British women’s teams registered at UCI Continental level is set to double in 2024, increasing from three to six. 

Cycling Weekly understands that three elite development squads have applied for Continental licences through British Cycling. The teams will now prepare the relevant paperwork for submission to the UCI, but the process is expected to be a formality. 

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Tom Davidson
Senior News Writer

Tom joined Cycling Weekly as a news and features writer in the summer of 2022, having previously contributed as a freelancer. He is the host of The TT Podcast, which covers both the men's and women's pelotons and has featured a number of prominent British riders. 

An enthusiastic cyclist himself, Tom likes it most when the road goes uphill and actively seeks out double-figure gradients on his rides. 

He's also fluent in French and Spanish and holds a master's degree in International Journalism.