Wednesday 7 December 2011

Cycling India brings to you the latest news from the world of  Cycling.
Cycling News Highlighting From December 4 to December 12 ,2011.

December 5,2011

Omega Pharma-Quick Step unveils 2012 kit

The Omega Pharma-Quick Step Cycling Team unveiled its jersey for 2012 today at a press conference held at the MAS museum in Antwerp, Belgium.We opted for a jersey with a white color base to enhance the visibility of our sponsors' logos while retaining the team's traditional identity through black and Blizzard Blue graphics, which make the shirt unique," said manager Patrick Lefevere,
December 6, 2011

Tour Down Under creates platform for the rest of the season

Vacansoleil-DCM has confirmed its roster for January's Santos Tour Down Under with Belgium's Thomas De Gendt hopeful of being in contention for general classification honours at the Australian WorldTour race.My objective for the race in 2012 is to get a good stage result which will bring me towards the top of the GC too if I don't lose time at the other stages. The beautiful weather and it being the first race of the season gives extra motivation.

December 7,2011 to Three Days of West Flanders

Team will be the first Swedish team ever to start in the Three Days of West Vlaanderen. The Continental-ranked team said that it has received an invitation to the Belgian race, to be held March 2-4.“This is an historic start for both the team and the Swedish cycling,” said Aike Visbeek, the team's sports director.According to team manager Johan Ottosson, “Our team should be more professional in all aspects. That we start in the big races such as this is important, especially for our international sponsors Shimano, Cervelo, Craft and Morgan Blue. This is a great success for our entire organization and will help the whole team to evolve further,.”

December 8,2011

Simon Cope joins Team Exergy Twenty12

The New Year will provide a new challenge for Simon Cope, after the former women's coach at the British Olympic Cycling Academy accepted a new role with leading US women's road outfit Team Exergy Twenty12. Cope has signed an initial one-year deal with the team, which includes 2008 Olympic Time Trial winner Kristin Armstrong on its book.Cope spent five-and-a-half years working with British Cycling and in recent seasons, his role had developed to the point where he was also the women's team manager at the Road World Championships. But Cope was eager to stress to Cycling news that he wasn't making the Stateside move voluntarily – funding cuts at British Cycling meant that he was made redundant and was forced into looking for a new challenge.

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