Why aren’t British riders competing in the Trento 2021 European Championships?

British Cycling made the decision not to compete in the European road event, here is why

The women's peloton during the European Championships road race
The women's peloton during the European Championships road race
(Image credit: Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

If you’ve been watching the European Championships, taking place in Trento over the past week, you may have noticed the absence of the British flag during the racing.

No British riders are competing in the major road event in Italy, after British Cycling announced earlier this year that it would not be taking a team to compete the European Championships. 

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