British Cycling can today share details of a newly-appointed elite road racing task force to support the organisation’s work to innovate and energise the domestic scene. The task force will convene for a period of three months, in which time they will develop a series of recommendations for the organisation to implement in 2024 and beyond.
The task force has been given a targeted remit to consider the composition of the elite national calendar (including road and circuit), the challenges facing domestic teams and opportunities to grow the reach and profile of domestic races. This will complement the work of the existing Road Commission to grow the number of participants and events in the discipline across all levels.
The members of the task force bring a broad range of experience from within the sport, covering current and former riders, event organisers, team management and media and marketing. The task force will be made up of: Ed Clancy (Chair): Three-times Olympic gold medallist.
Steve Fry: Co-owner of sports marketing agency, M2 Sports.
Monica Greenwood: Rider for DAS – Handsling.
John Herety: Former manager of JLT-Condor and Great Britain Cycling Team DS.
Phil Jones: MD of Brother UK and long-time sponsor of domestic teams. Chris Lawrence: Organiser of races including Newark Town Centre Races and Dudley GP. Jess Morgan: UK Marketing Manager at Rapha. Jo Tindley: Rider for Pro-Noctis Heidi Kjeldsen – 200 Degrees Coffee. British Cycling CEO, Jon Dutton, said:“Since joining the organisation in April I’ve spoken to a huge […]