Teams not consulted about minimum wage and tier structure in professional women's cycling

Minimum wage and two tier structure to be introduced in 2020

The women's peloton at the UCI Road World Championships 2018 in Innsubruck. Image: Sunada

The top teams in women's cycling were not consulted about the upcoming reforms, which will place further financial obligations on squads when they come into force in 2020, Cycling Weekly has learnt.

The reforms were announced at the World Championships in Innsbruck last week.

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Owen Rogers is an experienced journalist, covering professional cycling and specialising in women's road racing. He has followed races such as the Women's Tour and Giro d'Italia Donne, live-tweeting from Women's WorldTour events as well as providing race reports, interviews, analysis and news stories. He has also worked for race teams, to provide post race reports and communications.