2012 Worlds silver medalist Rachel Neylan would be reportedly signing up ORICA-AIS & race with them till final quarter of the ongoing season.
The 33-year-old had the most successful chapter of her career till date over the cold months in Australia & she is extremely excited to ride for Orica in the coming months.
I’m everything- trilled, happy, honored & proud to be able to ride for Orica & it’s going to be quite a timely & pivotal step in my riding career”, stated a glad Rachel.
“I am a big admirer of Shayne Bannan & Gerry Ryan who brought this Aussie squad to the route of success & it is something that I have worked hard for & aspired, coveted to be one of the riders of, right from its inception”, she continued.
“I’m thrilled with the fact that I am being able to channelize my enthusiasm, energy & passion for my riding career & link it to an Australian squad- I simply cannot wait to march on the road lying ahead.”
Post a difficult eighteen months, the star rider was able to impress the cycling world with her silver performance at Australian championships that was hosted in Ballarat last January.
The Sydney cyclist went on for better with a great performance at maiden Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race where she triumphed with her great solo win in January only.
Solid riding performances at Oceania Championships & Tour New Zealand along with Aussie national team signaled a wonderful summer for the champion rider.
“I’ve worked really hard to ensure consistency with my cycling over the last 2 years & the win at Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race championship was undoubtedly a perfect game-changer. The icing on cake was sign up with ORICA-AIS.”