Bicester will host the primary level of the 2020 Girls’s Excursion in June.
The Grand Départ as it is recognized will get started within the Oxfordshire the town’s Marketplace Sq. prior to passing via surrounding cities, villages and rural spaces. It’s the second one time that the county has hosted the Girls’s Excursion.
Accompanying this announcement used to be the scoop that the British biking group CAMS-Tifosi are the primary collaborating group.
That is their first season as a global group once they completed Continental Staff Standing with biking’s governing frame – UCI – for 2020.
They ruled the home competitions in 2019, claiming all 3 podium positions on the British Circuit Racing due to Rebecca Durrell, Gabby Shaw and previous teammate Anna Henderson.
The squad used to be additionally the full winner within the Excursion Sequence – the primary time the group had completed this feat.
Forward of the Girls’s Excursion the group has grown, welcoming Leicestershire sprinter Grace Garner, earlier Girls’s Excursion finisher Natalie Grinczer and Welsh Commonwealth bike owner Megan Barker to the peloton. The eleven-strong squad are all British.
Mick Bennett, the Girls’s Excursion race director, mentioned in their invitation: “We’re overjoyed to welcome CAMS-Tifosi to the Girls’s Excursion for the primary time in 2020, with their invitation celebrating their development and construction as a group over contemporary seasons. I’m excited to peer what their all-British line-up will succeed in in what guarantees to be every other action-packed version of the United Kingdom’s main girls’s cycle race.”
The group supervisor for CAMS-Tifosi, Simon Howes mentioned: “Inclusion within the Girls’s Excursion is a large success for everybody concerned within the group, particularly in our first 12 months of being a UCI-registered group. As an all-British group, it’ll be an awesome alternative for us to show off our riders’ doable and for the British public to turn their give a boost to for us. Being on the starting point will likely be a proud second for racers, give a boost to body of workers and sponsors.”
The Girls’s Excursion continues to be and not using a name spouse following the top of a three-year care for OVO Power in 2019.
Different phases of this 12 months’s tournament are but to be introduced, however the multi-stage tournament will end in Suffolk, the primary time since 2014.