£50K of bikes and kit stolen from Trek-Segafredo in second theft in two weeks

American team lose two bikes and other equipment stolen from their team truck parked at a Swansea hotel

2022 Trek-Segafredo women's team Emonda
2022 Trek-Segafredo women's team Emonda
(Image credit: Trek-Segafredo)

Trek-Segafredo might have been flying high at the Women’s Tour, with Elisa Longo Borghini winning stage five and the GC, but for the second time in two weeks the team have had bikes stolen at a race.

On Thursday night, while the team were parked at the Mercure Hotel in Swansea thieves broke into the mechanics’ truck, and stole two Trek Emonda bikes among other items.

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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.