Talented British riders sign for Alberto Contador's U23 team and Luxembourg Continental outfit

Harrison Jones will ride for Alberto Contador's U23 team in 2017, while Charlie Quarterman has signed for Leopard Pro CT

Harrison Jones has signed for Alberto Contador's U23 team, while fellow Brit Charlie Quarterman will ride for a Luxembourg Continental outfit next season.

Jones, 19, rode for Pedal Heaven in 2016 but has been recruited by RH/Polartec U23, the development team set up in 2012 by seven-time Grand Tour winner Contador and his brother Fran.

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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 feature writing across a variety of different publications. He has been writing regularly for Cycling Weekly since 2013.

Previously a ski, hiking and cycling guide in a number of places, but mostly 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.