Was Rod Ellingworth really the problem at Ineos Grenadiers?

The team remain in a state of rebuilding flux as they head into 2024. Whether that progresses is no longer up to Ellingworth

Rod Ellingworth (left) and Sir Dave Brailsford at the 2021 Tour de France
(Image credit: Getty)

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Talking to people involved in the Ineos Grenadiers project over the last two seasons, it has been clear that the team was in a regenerative phase. The once dominant cycling squad is trying to get back to the top, but in a sustainable and sensible manner. 

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Adam Becket
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Adam is Cycling Weekly’s news editor – his greatest love is road racing but as long as he is cycling on tarmac, he's happy. Before joining Cycling Weekly he spent two years writing for Procycling, where he interviewed riders and wrote about racing. He's usually out and about on the roads of Bristol and its surrounds. Before cycling took over his professional life, he covered ecclesiastical matters at the world’s largest Anglican newspaper and politics at Business Insider. Don't ask how that is related to cycling.