Team On Form, winners of the 2017 UK Women’s Team Series, and Els Àngels Racing, a new women’s race team based in Girona, Spain are ‘twinning’ for the 2018 season.
Team On Form riders will have the opportunity to race in the women’s Copa España (the Spanish equivalent of the UK National Series), the Copa Catalana & selected stage races as guest riders for Els Àngels Racing. In turn Team on Form will host Els Àngels riders as guests for selected races on the UK calendar.
Els Àngels Racing is a new team sponsored by Girona based cycling tour operator Eat Sleep Cycle with riders from the UK, the US and Catalunya. The team aims to contribute to the development of local women’s cycling and provide opportunities to race for developing riders.
Simon Howes, DS of Team On Form, says
“This is a great opportunity for our riders to have access to racing on the continent. Racing in different conditions (in the heat and up mountains) against different teams and riders will be great for our riders development.”
Bring on the 2018 season!
Els Àngels is the name of a famous climb in Girona