Jacob Tipper rejoins Ribble Pro Cycling for 2019.

Jacob Tipper rejoins Ribble Pro Cycling for 2019.

Ribble Pro Cycling are delighted to announce the addition of Jacob Tipper for 2019. Jacob was part of the team in 2017 in which he rode to a UCI 1.2 podium and his maiden National title in the individual pursuit alongside Dan Bigham, Charlie Tanfield and Jonny Wale. Since then Jacob has gone from strength to strength. Racing for UCI Asia Continental team Memil CCN Pro Cycling, 2018 was his most successful season to date and included stage victories in the UCI 2.2 Tour de Maroc (Stage 4) and the 2.HC Tour of Qinghai Lake (Stage 11).

Jacob,  “I am looking forward to a new and exciting chapter with Ribble Pro Cycling, as they look to step up to the UCI ranks.  After some fantastic opportunities with Memil CCN Pro Cycling in 2018 I am hoping a little more balance and a predominantly European program will help me take the step up I need to better my 2018 results. Hopefully I can also share my experience with the UK’s freshest UCI outfit.”

Jack Rees, Team Owner, added “I am delighted to add Jacob to the team for 2019, he is a proven winner and with the calendar and opportunities we are going to be able to provide, I am confident he will be able to build on the professional victories he achieved in 2019. He returns to a familiar group, surrounded by friends and I am confident this environment will elicit the best from him. I wanted to take this opportunity also to thank our friends at Memil CCN for their support of Jacob both through 2018 and in his decision to make this change.”

Ribble Pro Cycling have continued to develop year on year and built a sustainable platform for success and progression. The team are in the process of applying for UCI Continental status for 2019.

Ribble Pro Cycling continue to put their final preparations together ahead of next season ahead of a successful 2018 campaign that included over a 100 victories.

For further enquiries contact Jack@ribbleprocycling.co.uk

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Annan Wattbike Studio to partner with Ribble Pro Cycling

Annan Wattbike Studio to partner with Ribble Pro Cycling

We’re delighted to announce our latest partnership for the 2019, Annan Wattbike Studio. Annan Wattbike Studio welcomes everyone to their classes, no matter what the capabilities of the individual. They cater for all needs whether it be training for a specific event or competition to someone looking at general health, to lose a bit of weight or even just to take up a different hobby or interest. Their classes are very much structured around each individual person, allowing you to work to your own capabilities and almost 95% of the class will be working to different targets.

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Many of the team already utilise Wattbikes for as a component of their training, so the team sees this as a natural fit. The ability to structure specific sessions with clear goals allows riders to maximise time spent on the bike. This means when our riders get out on their latest Ribble bikes in 2019 they’ll have the fitness to make the most of the bikes’ natural speed.

Jack Rees, team manager, said about the partnership, “when Annan Wattbike Studio approached us for 2019, we were delighted. One of our key goals through the team is widening participation in the sport and Annan Wattbike Studio helps achieve this. With riders on the team based locally to Annan, look out for riders at sessions throughout the year!”

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Scott Auld joins Ribble Pro Cycling for 2019

Scott Auld joins Ribble Pro Cycling for 2019

Ribble Pro Cycling are delighted to announce the second addition to the senior Ribble Pro Cycling team for 2019. Scott Auld joins from French Elite National Team VC Touchy prior to which he also spent 3 years in Italy racing for Zappi race team.

Each year he has progressed and his results have improved. Scott has experience racing top UCI u23 events all over Europe including Giro della Val d’Aosta, Ronde l’Isard and Liege-Bastogne-Liege u23. His most notable result at UCI level was 9th on GC at Oberosterreichrundfahrt (Tour of North austria) also picking up 6th and 4th on the first and last stages repectively. Scott also finished 2nd on GC at the Tour of Ulster national race in ireland as well as taking the points competition. He rounded off the year racing kermesses in belgium picking up x4 2nd places, a third and a forth as well as other notebale finishes.

Scott said on his decision “I’m really happy to be joining the team next year. Being local to the North East I’ve seen the team develop over the past few years and I’m really excited to be part of it. Ribble Pro Cycling will provide me the perfect platform to continue to grow and build on my previous race experience. I’ve seen how the team has provided the perfect platform for riders such as John Archibald who are competing at an international level. It’s going to be a new challenge and I can’t wait to make the most of it.”

Jack Rees, Team Owner, added “Scott is going to be an invaluable addition, he is young, ambitious and from the North East which aligns with the team’s base and roots. Over the past three years Scott has raced at a very high level across Europe, he is versatile and has an uncanny ability to read a race. I am confident that in a really positive environment with the full support of both the team and our partners he will have his best season to date and perform consistently at the level I know he is capable of.”

Ribble Pro Cycling have continued to develop year on year and built a sustainable platform for success and progression. They have applied for UCI Continental status for 2019 ahead of next season ahead of a successful 2018 campaign that included over 100 race victories and multi-discipline success at all levels.

Alex Dalton joins Ribble Pro Cycling for 2019.

Alex Dalton joins Ribble Pro Cycling for 2019.

Ribble Pro Cycling are delighted to announce the addition of Alex Dalton, Yorkshire Divisional Champion. Alex is the first rider addition to the team for 2019. Alex joins from British UK Elite Team Wheelbase MGD Castelli. Alex has had a fantastic 2018 season including wins at; Upton Summer RR, Yorkshire Divisional Championships, Giro Del Mon TT and Evesham Vale RR.

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Alex Dalton  “I’m really looking forward to building on a successful 2018 season by taking advantage of the teams extensive race programme and sponsorship support. My main objective for 2019 is to continue to improve my performances in the bigger UK and UCI races.”

Jack Rees, Team Owner, added “Alex is the perfect fit for the team, he is young, developing and ambitious. He has proven he is able to mix continued National B success with improving National A performances. I am confident that with the offer of a much broader race program, increased support and the team’s backing he can continue to improve.”

Ribble Pro Cycling have continued to develop year on year and built a sustainable platform for success and progression. The team are in the process of applying for UCI Continental status for 2019.

Ribble Pro Cycling continue to put their final preparations together ahead of next season ahead of a successful 2018 campaign that included over 100 victories.

For further enquiries contact Jack@ribbleprocycling.co.uk

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Thomas Prentice and Shaun Tyson mix youth and experience in the Ribble Cycling Devo/Junior Team

Thomas Prentice and Shaun Tyson mix youth and experience in the Ribble Cycling Devo/Junior Team

Ribble Cycling are delighted to announce the additions of Thomas Prentice and Shaun Tyson to the development and junior strand for the team for 2019. Thomas joins from GS Metro as a second year Junior in 2019 he has a huge amount of potential both on the road and in time trials. He has won a number of open time trials this season despite being a Junior and was a medal winner in the National TTT.

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Thomas Prentice; “I am very excited to be racing for Ribble Cycling next season and I am extremely grateful for the opportunity. I’m positive it's a step in the right direction for my future development, and I hope to build on my performances from this season, as well as gain invaluable experience.”

Shaun Joins from local club Adept Precision. He has had a number of successes over the last twenty years, he has represented GB and England, and recorded wins across road and time trials disciplines at all levels. Shaun will lead the development team at a regional and inter-regional level and provide mentorship and guidance to the junior team.

Shaun Tyson  “This move has given me a renewed enthusiasm, I already know and train with many of the team who are based in the North East, and I get just as much satisfaction providing guidance and seeing the young riders progress as I do winning races myself.

it’s great to be working with Jack again after seeing him rise from a junior himself, and I’m really looking forward to the 2019 season.”

Jack Rees, Team Owner, added;  “Thomas has shown a tremendous amount of potential, with the support of the team and guidance we can provide I am confident he will make a real impact in 2019. I want to take this opportunity to thank GS Metro for their support and contribution to Thomas development.

The addition of Shaun is important, I have known Shaun for over fifteen years and he provided invaluable guidance to me during my first years in the sport. I am sure he will do the same to our young riders and I hope this role is able to give him renewed motivation to continue to compete at the high level he is capable of.”

Ribble Pro Cycling have continued to develop year on year and built a sustainable platform for success and progression. The team are in the process of applying for UCI Continental status for 2019 in addition to have a Junior / Development team to underpin that and provide a clear pathway of progression for riders.

Ribble Pro Cycling continue to put their final preparations together ahead of next season ahead of a successful 2018 campaign that included over a 100 victories.

For further enquiries contact Jack@ribbleprocycling.co.uk

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