Six young riders to watch in 2024

There's a raft of new talent on the men's and women's WorldTours this season

Collage of Antonia Niedermaier, Cian Uijtdebroeks and Puck Pieterse
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With each new cycling season, comes an opportunity for riders to impress, particularly those at the start of their careers. 

Last year, we forecast success for the likes of Josh Tarling, Zoe Bäckstedt, Niamh Fisher-Black and Mattias Skjelmose. We don't want to suggest we're psychic, but all of them added to their victory tallies.

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Tom Davidson
Senior News Writer

Tom joined Cycling Weekly as a news and features writer in the summer of 2022, having previously contributed as a freelancer. He is the host of The TT Podcast, which covers both the men's and women's pelotons and has featured a number of prominent British riders. 

An enthusiastic cyclist himself, Tom likes it most when the road goes uphill and actively seeks out double-figure gradients on his rides. 

He's also fluent in French and Spanish and holds a master's degree in International Journalism.