Your Tuesday Daily News Digest

by Mark Zalewski

December 6, 2016

In today’s CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Race radios, gran fondos, one-day licenses, and more: USA Cycling announces policy and operational changes for 2017; Azevedo replaces Ekimov as Katusha general manager; Laura Kenny critical of omnium format changes; Wout van Aert happy with current form, despite criticism; Dwars door Vlaanderen adding cobbles, shifting date in 2018; Lotto Soudal announces team rosters; Van Avermaet named top Flemish athlete; Dumoulin, Van der Breggen and Ligtlee nominated for Dutch awards; Aqua Blue Sport unveils team kit; Course construction underway for Cyclocross World Championships; WorldTour riders look back on Revolution Cycling Champions League in London; Teaser for Mayhem documentary.

Aqua Blue Sport unveils team kit

by CyclingTips

The new Irish-based Aqua Blue Sport UCI ProContinental team unveiled its team colours for the 2017 season

Some more shots of our 2017 kit. What do you think? #AquaBlueSport #2017StartsHere #cycling #procycling

A photo posted by Aqua Blue Sport ( on

In addition to the subtle navy blue look with gold highlights is a pink ribbon on the collar for breast cancer awareness.

“We’re excited to reveal our team kit, bringing together many of the ideals that drive our team; our Irish heritage, our pursuit of excellence and our determination to bring a new model of stability and self-sustenance to professional cycling,” Rick Delaney said in a statement.

“To see a team rider wearing our colours, shortly after confirmation of our registration for 2017, is a dream come true for me but also just the beginning of the journey for Aqua Blue Sport. The next step is to seeing the jersey on our riders in competition.”