Brit James Shaw signs with Ribble-Weldtite after fearing the end of his career 

The 24-year-old has raced at WorldTour and Proteam level, but had struggled to find a ride for next year

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James Shaw is able to continue his racing career after signing with Ribble-Weldtite for 2021. 

The 24-year-old Brit feared his time in the peloton may be over, after he struggled to find a new team for next season as his current squad will not be continuing.

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Alex Ballinger

Alex Ballinger is editor of BikeBiz magazine, the leading publication for the UK cycle industry, and is the former digital news editor for After gaining experience in local newsrooms, national newspapers and in digital journalism, Alex found his calling in cycling, first as a reporter, then as news editor responsible for Cycling Weekly's online news output, and now as the editor of BikeBiz. Since pro cycling first captured his heart during the 2010 Tour de France (specifically the Contador-Schleck battle) Alex covered three Tours de France, multiple editions of the Tour of Britain, and the World Championships, while both writing and video presenting for Cycling Weekly. He also specialises in fitness writing, often throwing himself into the deep end to help readers improve their own power numbers.  Away from the desk, Alex can be found racing time trials, riding BMX and mountain bikes, or exploring off-road on his gravel bike. He’s also an avid gamer, and can usually be found buried in an eclectic selection of books.