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The role and the importance of rider’ agents has been growing enormously in the pro cycling world. These power brokers are today very influential and have a decisive impact on the career of each professional cyclist and on how much a rider will get paid. The best agents are now often among the most powerful names in men’s professional road cycling but are also seen by many as a problem for the sport. CyclingDigest will look into the subject and provide links to the most interesting articles and information to shed some light on the matter.

List of UCI certified Riders’ Agents here

The discipline is regulated by the UCI since 2012. The UCI rider’ agents exam and rules here

Jan22 – 🇮🇹 Il valore di un corridore? Parola ad Alex Carera. By Filippo Lorenzon @bici.pro

May21 – THE SECRET PRO: GREEDY RIDER AGENTS, CAVENDISH’S COMEBACK, AND RIDER SAFETY. By an anonymous pro rider: The Secret Pro @cyclingtips.com

Feb20 – The Outer Line: How rider agents influence pro cycling. By Spencer Martin and Steve Maxwell @velonews.com

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