Zoe Bäckstedt makes mid-season transfer to Canyon-SRAM

The British rider joins her father Magnus at the team, where he is a sports director

Zoe Backstedt
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One of the most exciting talents in the women's peloton, Zoe Bäckstedt, has joined Canyon-SRAM in a mid-season transfer.

The British 18-year-old joined EF Education-TIBCO-SVB last August following a dominant junior career in which she was world champion on the track, in cyclo-cross, and also both in the time trial and road races.

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Chris Marshall-Bell

A freelance sports journalist and podcaster, you'll mostly find Chris's byline attached to news scoops, profile interviews and long reads across a variety of different publications. He has been writing regularly for Cycling Weekly since 2013. In 2024 he released a seven-part podcast documentary, Ghost in the Machine, about motor doping in cycling.

Previously a ski, hiking and cycling guide in the Canadian Rockies and Spanish Pyrenees, he almost certainly holds the record for the most number of interviews conducted from snowy mountains. He lives in Valencia, Spain.