Manon Carpenter: Wales' ex-world champion signs for new team

Manon Carpenter in action
Manon Carpenter finished second in the 2016 Downhill Mountain Bike World Cup.

Welsh downhill mountain bike rider Manon Carpenter has joined German team Radon ahead of the 2017 race season.

The 2014 World Champion, who has signed a two-year contract, left Madison Saracen after six years in 2016.

Carpenter, 23, is back in training after her season came to an end when she broke a collarbone in a crash at the World Championships in Val di Sole.

The 2017 Downhill World Cup will get underway in Lourdes, France on April 29-30.

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