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.

After injury and illness forced Erick Rowsell to call an early end to his 2017 season, he is now preparing to return to racing in 2018.

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, second at the Ryedale GP and third at the Lincoln GP, Matt Holmes was one Britain's outstanding domestic riders in 2017.

WIth the team since 2014, Tobyn Horton enters his fifth year with the squad chasing more sprint success.

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

A constant force at the front of domestic races, Johnny McEvoy recorded multiple top-five results 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, Rich Handley's form has been prolific across the British road series and Tour Series events.