Harry Tanfield has spoken of his excitement at the prospect of racing alongside Chris Opie after signing for BIKE Channel Canyon.
The 22-year-old, from Great Ayton, has joined the UCI Continental outfit, along with eight of his team-mates from last season’s Pedal Heaven set-up.
Tanfield is excited by the talented 15-man line-up and reckons they have all the ingredients to deliver success – both domestically and on the continent.
Meanwhile, as a fellow fast finisher, the Teesside University student is relishing the chance to learn from Opie.
“I’m really excited for the 2017 season with BIKE Channel Canyon.
“Coming from the Pedal Heaven team, I know we have a great group of guys and I think we will work very well as a unit.
“With the programme covering races in both the UK and Europe, I’m really looking forward to some of the bigger UCI events, such as Tour de Yorkshire and Tour of Britain. They would be my primary goals for the year.
“I am looking forward to working with someone like Chris, too.
“In the bigger races, where maybe me and Chris are still there at the end, I’d love to be supporting him to the finish line where he can win.”
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