Lawson Craddock also sent contract termination letter after bike breach

Craddock riding a non-sponsor-compliant Giant bike at the weekend (Image credit: Instagram)

Lawson Craddock has become the second EF-Education Nippo rider to face a possible contract termination after he was photographed on a bike other than his Cannnodale trade team machine. 

The American was at a Mellow Jonny’s event in Texas at the weekend, where he was photographed on a Giant road bike. He shared these photos on social media before deleting the posts.

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Daniel Benson

Daniel Benson was the Editor in Chief at between 2008 and 2022. Based in the UK, he joined the Cyclingnews team in 2008 as the site's first UK-based Managing Editor. In that time, he reported on over a dozen editions of the Tour de France, several World Championships, the Tour Down Under, Spring Classics, and the London 2012 Olympic Games. With the help of the excellent editorial team, he ran the coverage on Cyclingnews and has interviewed leading figures in the sport including UCI Presidents and Tour de France winners.