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Can digital racing make professional biking extra inclusive? The brand new Saris Rouvy Sauerland workforce thinks so


Saris just lately introduced that the previous SKS Sauerland Continental workforce is now the Saris Rouvy Sauerland Group. Persevering with their mission of growing younger expertise, Saris is teaming up with Rouvy to supply one other channel for any younger rider to go professional—digital racing.

become a pro cyclist by competing in virtual cycling races

Much like what we’ve seen by means of applications just like the Zwift Academy, Saris Rouvy Sauerland is providing two slots on their roster in actual life which will likely be nearly up for grabs. The workforce states that one in every of their major targets is to make biking extra inclusive and accessible, and digital competitions like this are a method to try this. Granted, there’s nonetheless a fairly excessive barrier to entry with all of the tools and the high-speed web connection wanted to efficiently compete, however the concept of a worldwide contest primarily based on uncooked expertise will make it extra accessible not less than.

Open to cyclists of all genders from ages 18-23, riders must fill out the appliance which covers every little thing out of your coaching schedule to biking historical past, and life targets. For those who’re chosen, then you definitely’ll obtain an invitation to compete within the last choice camp which begins on the finish of January.

Within the meantime, riders of all ages can participate within the Digital Professional-Chaser Group Rides on Rouvy, which begin tomorrow. Comply with the hyperlink beneath for extra particulars.

saris.com

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