Adam Blythe: 'Signing for Aqua Blue was a no-brainer'

Adam Blythe believes that his new Aqua Blue Sport team can have success in a variety of races.

Adam Blythe is excited by the project at his new team Aqua Blue Sport, saying that they have everything in place to develop riders and achieve big results.

With Tinkoff folding, the Yorkshireman is to step down from the WorldTour ranks in 2017 to race for Pro-Continental Irish team Aqua Blue, who have also recruited Andy Fenn, Leigh Howard, Matt Brammeier and Lars Petter Nordhaug from cycling's top tier.

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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.