Giorgia Bronzini to retire and join Trek Factory Racing as directeur sportif

Bronzini did an about-turn on retirement in 2016 but this time she's really moving on

Giorgia Bronzini has called time on her career as a pro cyclists, and will join German sprinter Ina Teutenberg as directeur sportif at the new Trek Factory Racing women's team in 2019.

The Italian rider's professional career has spanned 16 years, five of which she spent with British outfit Wiggle High5 - a team which she left for the 2018 season to join Cylance Pro Cycling.

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Michelle Arthurs-Brennan

Michelle Arthurs-Brennan the Editor of Cycling Weekly website. An NCTJ qualified traditional journalist by trade, Michelle began her career working for local newspapers. She's worked within the cycling industry since 2012, and joined the Cycling Weekly team in 2017, having previously been Editor at Total Women's Cycling. Prior to welcoming her daughter in 2022, Michelle raced on the road, track, and in time trials, and still rides as much as she can - albeit a fair proportion indoors, for now.