2017 SEASON

RIDERS

The most experienced rider on the squad Alex Blain has a wealth of stage racing knowledge, along with excellent man-management and motivational skills; all critical to his role of team captain.

A stalwart of the British racing scene, Matt has completed eight years at the highest domestic level, securing results for himself in national series events, as well as being one of the most trusted assistants to team leaders on the road.

One of New Zealand’s most promising young riders, Taylor grew up racing alongside team rider-turned-manager Mike Northey. Taking the title of Oceana Road Race Champion in 2015 and the New Zealand Cycle Classic showed his potential.

The youngest rider on the team, Joe enters his third year with Madison Genesis as he continues his development as a professional cyclist.

Two heroic rides despite two big injuries have defined Erick’s two seasons with Madison Genesis.

In five years Gruff has progressed from winning the 2011 Tour of the Mining Valleys as a second category rider, to wearing the jersey of best British rider at the 2016 Tour de Yorkshire.

Finishing fifth at the 2017 Tour de Yorkshire with a heroic performance on the hilly final stage, Holmes was the only domestic rider who could live with the ferocious pace of World Tour opposition.

Enjoying his fourth year with the team, Tobyn’s strengths were traditionally in criterium and GP-style races, having spent several years on the Belgian kermesse scene and recording two Tour Series victories.

New to the team in 2017, Alex Paton joins from Pedal Heaven having shown great promise in his return to the sport.

Johnny McEvoy has recorded multiple top-10 results riding in his first year with Madison Genesis.

With three wins to his name in 2017, Connor Swift may have joined Madison Genesis as a relative unknown in 2017 but quickly became notorious.

A versatile and experienced roadman, his form has been prolific across the British road series and Tour Series events.