ASD Bike PRO
The 2014 starts with the launch of a new team. The A.S.D. BIKEPRO BOTTECCHIA was born from the union of the BikePro shop of Chieti and the Bottecchia Reparto Corse. It’s an amateur team and it will participate both in MTB and Road competitions. The team has 2 big athletes, Mirko Catone, the Italian champion in the MTB Marathon A2USIP2013, Italo Febbo winner of numerous road races.
In 2014 A.S.D. BIKEPRO will participate to different circuits in central Italy. The team will be managed by Capone Ivan, the owner of The BikePro shop.
We will update you about all the placements and the victories in 2014!
PRO CYCLING TEAM CONCERIA ZABRI
The new “Pro Cycling Team Conceria Zabri”, the international Bottecchia female team, has been presented in Capannori (Lucca) with the approval of the mayor of the city.
The team is composed by an European group of cyclists from Italy, Switzerland and Russia, and by an American one with Canadian and North American athletes. The activities will be separeted for the first months, but then with the beginning of spring, the best of the American group will come to the old continent to rinforce the team for the biggest competitions.
The European team with the team coach Gianfranco Miele, will be supported by the girls directed by Jono Culter in America.
The Dataro Cycling Team was founded in 2000 and today is one of the best in Latin America with a palmares full of national and international titles. The team is a source of pride and an example of determination, and the main focus now is preparing his riders to the Olympic Games of Rio de Janeiro 2016. Since 2011 Dataro Club competes across the American continent becoming part of the elite level of professional cycling. This step gave the team more international visibility. After getting in the American Tour, the team is improving everyday in order to compete at PRO level with the world’s best cycling teams.
Today the Dataro Club consists of 13 people: a manager, a mechanic, a masseur and 10 athletes.
Terra Safety Shoes
The team, named “Terra Safety Shoes” is existing 10 years now. Started as a local team, we became a top 5 elite team in Belgium. Our competitors are the youth satellite teams like Lotto Belisol, BMC youth team, Quick Step,Oreca youth team, Trek development team. As we are a stable team about management, sponsors we created a well known name inside and outside Belgium. That’s the reason why we are invited as well in races in Holland, Luxembourg and France. International races, international sponsors makes also international riders from all around the world and every year we have 1 or 2 riders becoming pro. Our goal is becoming Continental team and doing racing programm in the north of Europe.
The Velos team was founded in Salonicco on 1962. It’s the biggest and oldest Greek high quality cycling team, with big national and international results.
Bottecchia decided to give Reparto Corse top range bikes to this team, which gained more than 350 medals in 50 years and took a lot of athletes to the Olimpic Games.
The Velos team takes part to about 60 annual races, from road to track up to the MTB, gaining very good results towards a healthy and honest sportsmanship by respecting the rules of the fair play.
Bottecchia values reflect to the team spirit, which gained a lot of national competitions and founded a cycling academy to teach the right competitiveness to the children from 7 to 12 years old.
TBW Bottecchia Wigmore RT U23 - United Kingdom
The TBW Bottecchia Wigmore RT team is based in Kent Under 23 and Junior Road Race Team.
Last season it won more than 10 races, confirming the talet of its young athletes. Acting as a Academy to the Wigmore cycling club and also looking to other clubs in south east.
The Wigmore cycling club has a strong Go Ride club and the academy will act as a stepping stone for the Go Ride to the racing scene at regional and national level.
The Team will take riders who show the Level and commitment needed.
The 2016 Team 1 rider from wigmore, 3 from the old Victory go-ride, 1 from VC Deal, 3 from VC Meudon and 1 from Spain.
It’s not all about winning races, it’s really is about developing riders in every area that they need to be good pros and that’s not just about winning, there are mental aspects ,the living the pro lifestyle and self-discipline aspects too,as well as developing bunch riding skills.
For the 2016 season will be running on Bottecchia T1 with Shimano Dura-Ace and Ultegra group sets with Rotor Q-Rings & cranks and Speedplay pedals.
Under 23 and Junior Team:
Dave williams: Former GB Rider Twice National champion , Rode at the World championships and numerous world cup events..Spent two years in racing Belgium.
Billy-Joe Whenman: Road & MTB Elite mixing it up in 2016. Former GB Rider, Multiple National Champion, spent three years racing in Belgium..
Tim Woodlock – Team Owner
Jason Nind -Directeur Sportif
Simon Howes-Directeur Sportif
Luke Anderson – Coaching Advisor