Amanda Spratt leads Team BikeExchange at Strade Bianche but options open

Amanda Spratt
Amanda Spratt (Team BikeExchange) (Image credit: Team BikeExchange)

Team BikeExchange has passed the Strade Bianche leadership onto Amanda Spratt after the departure of two-time winner Annemiek van Vleuten, but that doesn’t mean they’ll be resting all their hopes on the Australian rider's shoulders at the opening race of the Women’s WorldTour.

The 33-year-old has had two top ten finishes at the Italian race, with seventh as her best result, though the team has spent the past two years delivering Van Vleuten to the Siena finish line first. Now that the Strade Bianche defending champion has moved onto Movistar, that’s opened up the opportunities for others with a number of the riders on the squad having delivered top-ten results in the past.

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