Garden Shed UK – Ribble – Verge Sport Cyclocross Team

Garden Shed UK – Ribble – Verge Sport is a Cyclocross Development team founded through the @cyclocrosss / Cyclocross Social platform.

The aim of the team is to support up and coming British talent with technical and material support and guidance as well as an international race calendar in order to best prepare riders for future Elite ranks.

The team is managed by Tom Dussek and Jenson Young

Since its formation in 2019 the team has enjoyed numerous victories in the UK and abroad, including National Trophy and Championship wins as well as a victory at the prestigious Koppenbergcross in Belgium and a 3rd Place finish at the 2022 UCI Cyclocross World Championship in Fayetteville.


  • Leon Atkins (U16)
  • Seb Grindley (Junior)
  • Oli Akers (Junior)
  • Libby Bell (Junior)
  • Jenson Young (U23)
  • Joe Coukham (U23)
  • Toby Barnes (Elite)


Dan Barnes: joined UCI CX Team Spectra Racing

Katie Scott: joined UCI Road Team CAMS – Basso

Sophie Thackray: joined UCI Road Team CAMS – Basso

Nathan Smith: joined UCI Pro CX Team Tormans


The team is lucky to be backed by a range of sponsors providing a full kit package to our riders. We are incredibly grateful for the support we have received in our first year as a team and would encourage you to check out our sponsors below:

Garden Shed UK – the UK’s leading Garden Shed and Outbuilding Supplier, based in Barnsley, delivering nationwide

Ribble Cycles – Bikes – the team will be using Ribble’s CG SLR

Verge Sport (UK Irl) – Custom Cycling Kit

Zed Bike Wheels – UK Handbuilt Carbon Wheels

Challenge Tires – Italian Handmade Cyclocross Tires

Mudiiita Coaching – Nikki Brammeier Coaching and Mentoring

Feedback Sports – Portable Turbo Trainers, Workstands and Racking

N-Fuse Sports – Nutrition

SUOMY Sport – Helmets

Muc-Off – Bike Cleaning

SKS Germany – Bike tools, pumps and accessories

Essence of Nature 2019 – Chamois Cream and Hygiene Products

Big Bobble Hats – Hats

Pro Bike Sticker – Custom Name Stickers