TEAM WIGGINS LE COL ANNOUNCES CLOSURE
Team WIGGINS Le Col has today announced it will not be operating in 2020. After five great years, the team’s ownership have taken the decision that the operation has come to its natural conclusion.
Originally set up to help assist Brad and his team mates on their two year journey to team pursuit gold on the track in Rio 2016, the team then broadened its aims, post Brad’s retirement from professional cycling, to becoming a development team, nurturing and assisting the next generation of professional cyclists.
WIGGINS Le Col played an instrumental role in the progression of the likes of:
Owain Doull - Team Ineos
Scott Davies - Team Dimension Data
Chris Lawless - Team Ineos
James Knox - Deceuninck-Quick Step
Gabriel Cullaigh - Movistar Team
Mark Donovan - Team Sunweb
Corentin Ermenault - Vital Concept
Team WIGGINS Le Col has also achieved major wins:
James Fouche - National Road Race Champion New Zealand - 2019
Tom Pidcock - U23 Paris Roubaix - 2019
Tom Pidcock - Tour Alsace GC - 2019
Mark Donovan - Valle d’Aosta stage 2 - 2018
Gabriel Cullaigh - Volta ao Alentejo - Stage 1 & 6 - 2018
Scott Davies - Ronde de l'Isard - Stage 4 - 2016
Owain Doull - Flèche du Sud - Stage 3 & 4 - 2015
Owain Doull - Tour of Britain - 3 GC and Points Jersey winner
The team look forward to finishing its season strongly at the upcoming Tour of Britain, where it will showcase its talent one last time.
Team WIGGINS Le Col would like to thank everyone who has been a part of the journey, including fans, sponsors, staff and of course the riders.