After trickling some singing news here and there, America’s top criterium racing team, L39ION of Los Angeles , today announced its official 2023 team roster, which includes 11 male and seven female riders.
As the team enters its fifth season, Justin Williams and crew are welcoming Mexican national champion Yarely Salazar, U.S. national road champion Kyle Murphy and Human Power Health’s Robin Carpenter to the team.
“With this group, 2023 will be our best year yet. Every member brings something unique," said founder Justin Williams in a press release.
"By adding Yarely, Kyle and Robin into the mix we’ll continue to disrupt what the traditional cycling team looks like."
Kyle Murphy will be entering his seventh professional season in the stars-and-stripes jersey of the U.S. national road racing champion. The 31-year-old California-native is known as an all-rounder with climbing prowess, with two stage wins at Volta a Portugal, podium finishes at the Tour of Utah and the Tour of the Gila and, of course, the national title to his name.
“I am beyond excited to reconnect with American fans, teams, races and communities,” Murphy said. “I am over the moon to be a part of the team that Cory and Justin have labored to create. I have been craving a change like this in my life and I am beyond grateful for the opportunity.”
Carpenter, a veteran of the U.S. scene, will be entering his 12th season as a pro. Also a well-rounded rider, Carpenter has won the Cascade Cycling Classic, Tour of Alberta and […]
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