Month: October 2021

Kelland O’Brien signs with Team BikeExchange in two-year deal

Kelland O’Brien and Luke Plapp, another Australian rider shifting onto the road this year, at the 2021 UCI Track World Championship (Image credit: Getty Images Sport) Team BikeExchange has signed 23-year-old Kelland O’Brien for the next two seasons, with the Australian having joined the team as a stagiaire in the final phases of 2021 after …

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Samantha Schneider joins sister Skylar at L39ION of Los Angeles in 2022

Skylar and Samantha Schneider (Image credit: Courtesy of Team Illuminate) L39ION of Los Angeles announced Tuesday that they have signed sprinter Samantha Schneider for the 2022 season. Schneider will join her sister Skylar at the team that has dominated road and criterium racing across the US this year. “New rider announcement! Proud to announce we’ve …

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‘He was treated like a water bottle’: L39ION provide Ian Garrison a chance to start again

Ian Garrison controls the peloton for Deceuninck-QuickStep at the 2020 Vuelta a España (Image credit: Getty Images Sport) Ian Garrison was a surprise signing for 2022 by L39ION of Los Angeles as it moves towards in its second year as a Continental programme. The Georgia-based Garrison spent the last two seasons on the WorldTour level …

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Movistar shake-up continues with Arrieta out as Piepoli and Ibarguren come in

(Image credit: Getty Images Sport) Movistar manager Eusebio Unzué has spoken of ‘tough decisions’ as he dismisses José Luis Arrieta after a quarter of a century of service and welcomes a host of new faces to his senior team, including Leonardo Piepoli, José Ibarguren, and Iván Velasco. Cyclingnews confirmed reports of Arrieta’s departure in a …

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