Musical Saddles: Making Sense Of Pro Team Rider Changes For 2021

Felix Lowe 17 Mar 2021 Riders have been swapping teams and teams have been changing names and kit. Felix Lowe tries to makes sense of it all Riders have been swapping teams and teams have been changing names and kit. Felix Lowe tries to makes sense of it all Words : Felix Lowe Photography : Veloimages; KBMB UAE Team Emirates missed a trick when they failed to announce their latest recruit with the accompaniment of Bonnie Tyler’s song ‘Here She Comes’. Geddit – Hirschi comes? Never mind. Marc Hirschi’s controversial arrival from Sunweb raised eyebrows, coming as it did after a mysterious contract severance that required a non-disclosure agreement. We can only speculate, but a hefty pay hike may have played a part. And so the man who made ripples on his Tour de France debut last year will join the man who won it on his own debut, with ...

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