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SRAM Announces 2014 Team Roster



This season a globally diverse and accomplished lineup of men and women’s professional teams will attack the sprints, climbs, cobblestones and time trials riding SRAM componentry.

The SRAM RED 22 drivetrain is the choice of UCI ProTeams Omega Pharma – Quick-Step Pro Cycling Team (including Tom Boonen, Mark Cavendish, Tony Martin and newcomer Rigoberto Uran); Tinkoff-Saxo(Alberto Contador, Roman Kreuziger, Nicolas Roche); and Cannondale Pro Cycling (Peter Sagan, Moreno Moser).

SRAM’s two UCI Pro Continental teams reflect cycling’s global reach and SRAM’s commitment to it. MTN-Qhubeka, based in South Africa, focuses on success in Europe and in promoting Qhubeka, World Bicycle Relief’s program in South Africa. Australian-based Drapac Professional

Cycling (Jonathan Cantwell) is a new addition to SRAM’s team lineup.

SRAM remains committed to women’s cycling, young rider development and U.S. domestic racing. In the U.S., Team Twenty16 again fields strong women’s pro and development teams. Specialized-lululemon(Evelyn Stevens, Elise Delzenne, Carmen Small) remains a contender in any race. Bolstering its investment in women’s cycling, SRAM adds the Dutch-based powerhouse Boels Dolmans Cycling Team (Elizabeth Armitstead, Ellen van Dijk and Megan Guarnier) in 2014.

Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies men’s (Tom Zirbel, Eric Young) and women’s (Jade Wilcoxson, Janel Holcomb) teams are consistent winners on the U.S. domestic circuit. Team SmartStop Pro Cycling(Canadian champion Zach Bell, Adam Myerson) has made the transition from focusing on criteriums to stage races. Axel Merckx’s Bissell Development Team (Logan Owen and Ryan Eastman) focuses on developing the sport’s next generation of stars.

For these teams and cyclists around the globe, SRAM RED 22 and Force 22 groupsets the world’s lightest, most ergonomic and efficient mechanical componentry with 22 usable gears for any situation.


Omega Pharma – Quick-Step (Belgium)
Frame: Specialized
Componentry: SRAM RED 22
Wheels: Zipp
Bars, stems, seatposts: Zipp
Power: Quarq
Web: omegapharma-quickstep.com/
Twitter: @opqscyclingteam


Tinkoff-Saxo (Denmark)
Frame: 
Specialized
Componentry: SRAM RED 22
Wheels: Zipp
Bars, stems, seatposts: Zipp
Webtinkoffsaxo.com/
Twitter: @offtinkoffsaxo


Cannondale Pro Cycling (Italy)
Frame
: Cannondale
Componentry: SRAM RED 22
Web: cannondaleprocycling.com/
Twitter: @cannondalePro


MTN-Qhubeka p/b Samsung (South Africa)
Frame: 
Trek
Componentry: SRAM RED 22
Wheels: Zipp
Webteammtnqhubeka.com/
Twitter: @TeamMTNQhubeka


Drapac Professional Cycling (Australia)
Frame: 
Swift Carbon
ComponentrySRAM RED 22
Wheels: Zipp
Bars, stems, seatpostsZipp
Power: Quarq
Webdrapaccycling.com/
Twitter: @
DrapacCycling


Specialized-lululemon (USA)
Frame: 
Specialized
Componentry: SRAM RED 22
Bars, stems, seatposts: Zipp
Webvelociosports.com/
Twitter: @velociosports


Boels Dolmans Cycling Team (The Netherlands)
Frame: 
Specialized
Componentry: SRAM RED 22 and Force 22
Webboelsdolmanscyclingteam.com/en/
Twitter: @boelsdolmansct


Bissell Development Team (USA)
Frame: 
Trek
Componentry: SRAM RED 22 and Force 22
Power: Quarq
WebBissellDevelopmentTeam.com
Twitter: @BissellDT


Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies (USA)
Frame: 
Diamondback
Componentry: SRAM RED 22 and Force 22
Web: optumprocycling.com/ 
Twitter: @OPTUMpbKBS


Team SmartStop p/b Mountain Khakis (USA)
Frame: 
Wilier
Componentry: SRAM RED 22 and Force 22
Web: teamsmartstop.com/ 
Twitter: @TeamSmartStop


TWENTY16 Pro Cycling (USA)
Frame: 
Felt
Componentry: SRAM RED 22 and Force 22
Wheels: Zipp
Bars, stems, seatposts: Zipp
Aerobars: Zipp
Power: Quarq
Web: teamtwenty16.com/
Twitter: @TeamTWENTY16

 


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