Le Col steps up backing for Drops women's team

Funding deal offers increased support for British women’s team

British UCI women’s team Drops has, after years of searching, finally been able to strike a deal to secure funding for 2021 and 2022.

The team will become Drops-Le Col supported by Tempur for the next two years. Drops started in 2016 and had previously been co-sponsored by Trek Bicycles, but the American firm pulled out suddenly at the end of 2018 when it started its own squad, Trek-Segafredo, leaving Drops struggling to find backers.

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