Sponsors drop Strickland after his admitted 'proximity' to Wilson's shooting death

Colin Strickland's Allied Able gravel bike
Colin Strickland pictured with sponsored gear (Image credit: Rapha)

Prominent sponsors of Colin Strickland ended their support of the gravel racer this weekend after more details of the shooting death of Moriah "Mo" Wilson were made public.

Strickland, 35, has not been charged with any offense in the case and has cooperated with the authorities. In a public statement issued last week, he admitted to having a relationship with both Wilson and the suspect at large in her death, Kaitlin Marie Armstrong, 34.

Specialized confirmed the termination to Cyclingnews, stating, "As of Saturday, May 21st, Specialized has terminated the contract agreement with Colin Strickland and he will no longer be a sponsored athlete for the brand."

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