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by Mark Zalewski
December 2, 2016
In today’s CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Chris Froome to start his 2017 season in Australia at Cadel’s Race and the Sun Tour; Gaimon begins retirement by hunting banned rider’s Strava KOMs; Paddy Bevin on his WorldTour debut: ‘I took a bit of a beating’; UCI and Wanda Sports sign partnership to transform cycling in China; Shane Sutton on short list for Cycling Australia high performance director job; Tom Veelers announced retirement due to ongoing knee injury; Why not Froome as BBC’s Sports Personality of the Year?; Peter Sagan Wins Velo D’Or; Hayman backs Matthews’ team move for green jersey aspirations; Wiggins listed on British Cycling’s 2017 podium programme; Cylance Pro Cycling names men’s roster; No Grand Départ for Portsmouth in 2019, but hopes for a future bid; Controversy brewing over grant for Irish government head’s cycling club; Colombian cycling photographer Horacio Gil Ochoa.
The American team Cylance-Incycle presented by Cannondale will be named Cylance Pro Cycling in 2017, joining with the women’s pro team programme. As well, the team is adding talent to its men’s squad to support sprinter Justin Williams, including former US pro champ Eric Marcotte and veteran crit racer Karl Menzies.
Justin Williams wins. Courtesy: Cylance Pro Cycling
“Going into 2017, I believe we have a great blend of youth and experience,” said Hilton Clarke, Director Sportif.
“The vision is to assist the riders to reach their goals through the power of team, wisdom of experience, and focus on development.”
The women’s team will continue to focus on the international Women’s WorldTour while the men’s team will have a U.S. domestic race focus, both road racing and criteriums.
“Our team is balanced with all disciplines and talent. The roster will be successful at all Pro Road Tour calendar events. Through strong mentorship and opportunity, the team will be use teamwork to develop, grow, and attain results. Cylance Pro Cycling is stacked with the power to not only win races, but also to inspire each other and the community.”
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