Daniel Oss switches from road to gravel for 'discovery' with new Specialized team

LA SEYNESURMER FRANCE FEBRUARY 18 LR Daniel Oss of Italy and Peter Sagan of Slovakia and Team Total Energies during the 54th Tour Des Alpes Maritimes Et Du Var 2022 Stage 1 a 176km stage from Saint Raphal to La SeynesurMer TDHV22 on February 18 2022 in La SeynesurMer France Photo by Dario BelingheriGetty Images
Daniel Oss (left) rides alongside Team TotalEnergies teammate Peter Sagan during Tour des Alpes Maritimes et du Var (Image credit: Dario Belingheri/Getty Images)

Daniel Oss will switch from road racing to gravel racing in 2024, riding for a new Specialized gravel team after his years riding alongside Peter Sagan.

The 36-year-old Italian has always described himself as ‘‘alternativo”, sharing his love for rock music and life via social media, and considered his racing career a journey and adventure rather than a disciplined profession.

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Stephen Farrand
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Stephen is the most experienced member of the Cyclingnews team, having reported on professional cycling since 1994. He has been Head of News at Cyclingnews since 2022, before which he held the position of European editor since 2012 and previously worked for Reuters, Shift Active Media, and CyclingWeekly, among other publications.