Pauline Ferrand-Prevot signs with Canyon-SRAM

Former road race world champion Pauline Ferrand-Prevot leaves Rabo-Liv to sign for Canyon-SRAM

Pauline Ferrand-Prevot in Canyon-SRAM kit

Former world road race champion Pauline Ferrand-Prevot has signed for Canyon-SRAM for the 2017 season, leaving Rabo-Liv after five seasons.

The 24-year-old has been restricted to just nine race days this season because of ongoing injury and illness. A stress fracture, allergies and sciatica all kept her from racing and training through the season, with the Frenchwoman saying she fell out of love with cycling at one point.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.