Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Cofidis 2018 Pro Cycling Team

The French Team is registered in the Continental UCI Pro cycling circuit and participating in the UCI grand tours such as the Tour de France, Giro d'Italia and the Vuleta Espana as wild card invitation.

After two years with Orbea the team will race on Kuota for 2018 and 2019 racing season.

For 2018 the Cofidis is racing on Kuota Khan carbon frameset.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

LottoNL-Jumbo 2017 Pro Cycling Team Data

LottoNL Jumbo is based in Netherland and is competing the UCI World tour race. 

The team is racing the 2017 season on Bianchi carbon bikes equipped with Shimano Dura Ace Di2 Groupset and carbon wheels  

2017 Teams quad:
DE TIER Floris
JANSEN Amund Grondahl
KEIZER Martijn
LOBATO Juan José

Saturday, May 6, 2017

Michele Scarponi Pro Cycling racer profile

Michele Scarponi was an Italian professional road racing cyclist

Michele Scarponi

25th September 1979 - 22 April 2017 

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Sunweb 2017 Pro Cycling Team Data

Team Sunweb previously known as Team Giant-alpecin, has built a strong team around Tom Dumoulin supported by Warren Barguil the young man from Bretagne, Laurens Ten Dam, Albert timmer and Michael Matthews.

The Team Sunweb is racing 2017 season on Giant TCR Advanced SLCarbon road bike equipped with Shimano Dura Ace di2 9150 and 9170 11speed electric groupset and carbon wheels fitted with Vittoria Corsa 700x25c clinchers and tubulars.

Friday, March 10, 2017

Trek- Segafrdo 2017 Pro Cycling Team Data

Very impressive team for 2017 with the recruitment of Alberto Contador, Jarlinso Pantano, John Degenkold and Koen de Kort.

With the support of Bauke Mollema, Nizzolo, Hernandez and Stuyven the team is a great contender to challenge Team Sky on the Grand Tours and Classics.
Team Trek-Segafredo 2017 training on Trek Emonda in Spain

Is 2017 be the return of the mighty Trek team on podium like the Armstrong era?
Wait and see...

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Lotto - Soudal 2017 Pro Cycling Team

The belgian team Lotto - Soudal is heavily geared for Spring and Autumn Classics. 

Lotto Soudal 2017 Team Jersey 
Tony Gallopin has the potential to get into top 10 in 3 weeks Grand Tour that are the Giro d'Italia, Tour de France and Vuelta Espana.
Sprint master, Andre Greipel will ensure that the team jersey is on podium at sprint finishing races.

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Movistar 2017 Pro Cycling Team Data

The Movistar 2017 pro cycling team has not changed very much compared with 2016 team. 

Movistar 2017 Team presentation

Nairo Quintana and Alejandro Valverde are still the strong potential of standing on Grand Tour podiums overall, albeit some waning punchiness.
Carlos Betancur is also a good contender for Spring Classic and 1 week races.

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Katusha - Alpecin 2017 Pro Cycling Team Data

The Russian team is now a Swiss registered team as of 2017.It now has a new sponsor added and becomes Katusha  - Alpecin and 40% of the team riders are new members.

The team strong riders are Tony Martin for Time Trial, Alexander Kristoff for spring and autumn classics, then there is the Iinur Zakarin the talented Russian rider that have the potential to take the team to podiums during the long cycling season.

Monday, March 6, 2017

FDJ 2017 Pro Cycling Team Data

The FDJ (Francaise des Jeux) is a very strong french road cycling with very high potential to win sprints with Arnaud Demare and finish in top 10 overall position with Thibault Pinot.

The FDJ was established in 1997 and this makes it one of the rarest team keeping the same name for 20 years.

Friday, March 3, 2017

Cannondale - Drapac 2017 Pro Cycling Team Data

Cannondale - Drapac US Pro Tour team is constituted with talented riders that miss a strong leader. It is a little bit unclear if Pierre Roland or Rigoberto Uran is expected to be the potential leader on of the 3 big Tours that are Tour de France, Giro d'Italia and the Vuelta Espana.
Team Cannondale on 2017 Carbon Road bike equipped with disc brakes

Sep Vanmarke and Tyler Phinney are riders with great potential of finising on podium at Spring and Autumn Classics.

Thursday, March 2, 2017

BMC Racing Pro Cycling Team 2017 data

Team BMC Racing signed in Francisco Ventoso (Spain road Champion) and Nicolas Roche (Ex-Sky) for 2017 season, rejoining ex-Sky colleague Richie Porte in the same time.

The team has strong racers for Spring and Autumn classics like Van Avermaet Greg but will also be a strong team for the major 3 weeks races that are the Tour de France, Giro d'Italia and Vuelta Espana.

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Orica Scott Pro Cycling Team 2017

The prestigious Australian Team Orica has changed sponsor nearly every years since its debut at the UCI Pro races.
The 2017 team boast very talented sprinter Caleb Ewan and climber Esteban Chaves whom are very well supported by the more experienced Simon Gerrans (Ex-Sky rider), Roman Kreuziger, the Yates brothers and Daryl Impey.
Team Orica - Scott 2017 wearing new jersey

As the sponsor name suggest the team is racing on Scott road bikes equipped with Shimano Dura Ace Di2 9150 electronic groupset, Syncros components (Scott owned), Dura Ace WH-9000-C35 Carbon C35 Tubular wheelset and Continental tubular tires (or clinchers depending of the race profile).

Monday, February 27, 2017

Astana 2017 Pro Cycling Team Data

For 2017 the Astana Team is built around Fabio Aru as main contender to win a place on the podium at one of the main 3 races that are the Tour de France, Giro d'Italia and the Vuelta Espana.

The Astana team is racing on Canadian brand Argon 18 Gallium Pro and Nitrogen Pro road bikes equipped with Shimano Dura Ace / FSA Components and Vision carbon wheels.
The team jersey is provided by Giordana.

Friday, February 24, 2017

Barhain - Merida 2017 Pro Cycling Team Data

The team Barhain - Merida is the take over of the team Lampre by a new sponsor.
In 2017 team boast 9 Italian riders, 5 Slovakian, 4 Spanish, 1 Columbian, 1 Australian, 1 Chinese, 1 Taiwanese and 1 Japanese among its team member.
This is truly an international team set to ride for Vincenzo Nibali.
Team Barhain - Merida 2017 led by Vincenzo Nibali

The team Barhain - Merida races on Merida road bicycles equipped with Shimano groupset, Fulcrum wheels, Continental tires, Prologo saddle, FSA bar/stem/ seat post combo and  SRM carbon crankset for the 2017 season.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Ag2R La Mondiale 2017 Pro Cycling Team Data

2017 strongest French Pro Road racing team among the UCI pro world tour. The Ag2R team got a lot of talented french riders and the team popularity is growing as it is the french team with the most chances to be on the podium of the 2017 Tour de France. 

 For 2017 the team signed a new sponsor contract with Factor, a UK based bicycle brand, replacing the Focus brand sponsor and switching from Sram to Shimano at the same time.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Bora - Hansgrohe 2017 Pro Cycling Team

The German Bora - Hansgrohe pro cycling team got a boost of popularity in 2017 with the recruitment of the charismatic Peter Sagan, not forgetting the talented Rafal Majka, Leopold Konig and Marcus Burghard. 

Peter Sagan and Rafal Majka leading the 2017 Team Bora - Hansgrohe

With the joining of super talented riders, big sponsors are joining as Specialized confirmed as Bora-Hansgrohe bicycle sponsor with three-year deal by supplying, bikes, wheels, tires, helmet and shoes.

Monday, February 20, 2017

Quick Step Floors Pro Cycling Team 2017

The legendary Belgian Cycling Team feature a great bunch of talented riders.It is the last year of Tom Boonen as he will retire this year (2017).

Tom Boonen, Marcel Kittel, Niki Tepstra and Zdenek Stybar
For the 2017 season the Quick Step Floors Pro team will ride on Specialized road bikes equipped with Shimano Dura Ace Di2 groupset and Roval wheels (Specialized accessories brand).

The Team main sponsor are Quick Step Floors and Lidl supermarket.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Team Sky Pro Cycling 2017

The Team Sky 2017 main change is the sponsoring of Castelli replacing Rapha as the supplier of cycling jersey and bib-shorts.Again this year the Team is filled with talented rider and there are no doubts Sky jersey will be on many podiums.

Chris Froome wearing the 2017 Team Sky Jersey

The Team Sky exist since 2010 and has been highly competitive since the beginning.
It is the equivalent of the Team Trek of the heydays of Lance Armstrong.

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