Lotto-Dstny set to cut ties with Ridley Bikes midway through contract

Lotto Dstny rider Andreas Kron rides on a Ridley bike
(Image credit: Getty Images)

Lotto-Dstny will end their 12-year partnership with Ridley and switch to Orbea in 2024, reports in the Belgian media suggest. 

The second-tier ProTeam, who were relegated from the WorldTour at the end of 2022, are currently under contract with the Belgian bike brand Ridley until the end of the 2025 season, but they are set to cut ties early and part ways at the end of 2023.

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Josh Croxton
Associate Editor (Tech)

Josh is Associate Editor of Cyclingnews – leading our content on the best bikes, kit and the latest breaking tech stories from the pro peloton. He has been with us since the summer of 2019 and throughout that time he's covered everything from buyer's guides and deals to the latest tech news and reviews. 

On the bike, Josh has been riding and racing for over 15 years. He started out racing cross country in his teens back when 26-inch wheels and triple chainsets were still mainstream, but he found favour in road racing in his early 20s, racing at a local and national level for Somerset-based Team Tor 2000. These days he rides indoors for convenience and fitness, and outdoors for fun on road, gravel, 'cross and cross-country bikes, the latter usually with his two dogs in tow.