Alice Wood races British Road Nationals in final pro season before retirement

Picture by Olly Hassell/ - 05/06/2024 - Cycling - UCI Women's World Tour - Lloyds Bank Tour of Britain Women Preview - Holiday Inn Chester West, Mold, Wales - Alice Wood of Team Human Powered Health
Alice Wood of Team Human Powered Health prior to the start at 2024 Tour of Britain Women (Image credit: Olly Hassell/

Alice Wood (née Barnes) will bow out as a professional cyclist at the end of the 2024 road season, with her final competition on home soil coming this week at the British National Road Championships in North Yorkshire. 

The 28-year-old from Oxford raced on the road for three teams across nine seasons, most of that time on the Women’s WorldTour, first with Canyon-SRAM and then Human Powered Health

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Jackie Tyson
North American Production editor

Jackie has been involved in professional sports for more than 30 years in news reporting, sports marketing and public relations. She founded Peloton Sports in 1998, a sports marketing and public relations agency, which managed projects for Tour de Georgia, Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah and USA Cycling. She also founded Bike Alpharetta Inc, a Georgia non-profit to promote safe cycling. She is proud to have worked in professional baseball for six years - from selling advertising to pulling the tarp for several minor league teams. She has climbed l'Alpe d'Huez three times (not fast). Her favorite road and gravel rides are around horse farms in north Georgia (USA) and around lavender fields in Provence (France), and some mtb rides in Park City, Utah (USA).