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Women’s cycling is now the strongest I’ve ever seen, says Canyon//SRAM boss

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The official logo of the Canyon//Sram team

The official logo of the Canyon//Sram team (Image credit: Canyon)
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Ronny Lauke is the manager of the Canyon//SRAM team

Ronny Lauke is the manager of the Canyon//SRAM team (Image credit: Canyon SRAM)
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Tiffany Cromwell shows off her new Canyon bike after the Canyon//SRAM team launch in London

Tiffany Cromwell shows off her new Canyon bike after the Canyon//SRAM team launch in London (Image credit: Canyon SRAM)
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Tiffany Cromwell and Hannah Barnes

Tiffany Cromwell and Hannah Barnes (Image credit: Canyon SRAM)
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The Velocio-SRAM riders on top step of the podium

The Velocio-SRAM riders on top step of the podium (Image credit: Fotoreporter Sirotti)
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Velocio-SRAM director sportif Ronny Lauke with the winners trophy

Velocio-SRAM director sportif Ronny Lauke with the winners trophy (Image credit: Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com)
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The team's new Canyon bikes were on show at the presentation

The team's new Canyon bikes were on show at the presentation (Image credit: Canyon)

Ronny Lauke, the manager of the new of Canyon//SRAM women’s team, believes that the sport has never been stronger and is looking forward to racing at WorldTour level in 2016.

Lauke points to a number of areas where improvements have been made and although there is still huge room for further investment and improvement in cycling as a whole – not just on the women’s side – he acknowledges that the sport’s governing body, the UCI, has played a significant part.

Lauke is well aware of any shortcomings in the team but he is keen to stress that they will focus their abilities.

Daniel Benson

Daniel Benson is the Managing Editor at Cyclingnews. Based in the UK, he coordinates the global coverage for the website. Having joined Cyclingnews in April 2008, he has covered several Tour de France, the Spring Classics, and the London Olympic Games in 2012.

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