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PRO TEAMS

PROFESSIONAL CYCLING TEAMS

ProTeams Bikes, Jerseys, Sponsors, and Equipment

Are you interested in learning what road bikes the pro teams will be riding in 2013? How about the new pro team jerseys for 2013? Or who sponsors all these teams and makes these races possible, paying rider salaries and funds to transport the teams from country to country with bikes, equipment and staff in tow. There is a lot of equipment necessary to make a bike team possible, here are the summaries of the 2013 bikes, jerseys, sponsors, and equipment for the 2013 ProTeams.

Bikes of The Peloton :: 2013 ProTeam Rides, By Cycling Tips (*Why repeat what someone else has done marvelously by capturing pictures of every road bike in the professional cycling ProTeams for 2013).

2013 Cycling Jerseys, By Ciclismo (*Again why repeat a perfectly good project that probably took this blogger hours to complete - thank you!) 

2013 Riders and teams Database, By CyclingNews.com (Lists of riders, managers, Directeurs sportifs, neo pros, and which riders left the teams in 2012).

2013 Team and Rider Statistics, By ProCyclingStats (team rosters, calendars, race rosters, race results, and rankings)

Pro Team Sponsors: What Do They Do? By The Inner Ring

ProTeam Equipment 2013 - Bikes, Components, Wheels and Tires By Pedal Dancer

ProTeam Equipment 2013 - Pedals, Saddles, Clothing, and Helmets By Pedal Dancer 

2013 Pro Teams, and Social Media links (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, websites) By Pedal Dancer  



2013 UCI ProTeam Cycling Teams (and links to team websites & Social Media)

List of ProTeam websites to bookmark: see team rider profiles and pictures, view team bikes and sponsors, read current team race results and news.

UCI Professional Continental Team

Professional Cycling Teams - blogs & news feeds

Pro Team News: Follow the ProTeams through their race season. Add these links to your reader. Also a very good source for seeing recent team photos.

Professional Cycling Teams on Facebook

List of Pro Teams on Facebook: If you are a fan of Facebook, follow your favorite professional cycling team on Facebook.

Professional Cycling Teams on Twitter


List of Pro Teams on Twitter: Read tweets as the teams share updates and photos on Twitter.


UCI Professional Continental Teams on Twitter

Champion System Pro Cycling Team (CHN) @TeamChampionSys
UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team (USA) @UHCprocycling
Team Novo Nordisk (USA) @TeamNovoNordisk
COLOMBIA (COL) @Col_Coldeportes

UCI Continental Teams on Twitter

Bissell Pro Cycling (USA) @BissellCycling
Bontrager Cycling Team (USA) @BontragerCT
Optum Presented by Kelly Benefit Strategies (USA) @OPTUMpbKBS
Jelly Belly p/b Kenda (USA) @JellyBellyTeam
Jamis-Hagens Berman p/b Sutter Home (USA) @TeamJamisHB

Professional Cycling Teams on Youtube


You can go directly to the team library of videos on youtube. No need to wait until someone else discovers them for you. List of Pro Teams on Youtube: watch videos made or shared by the teams.





UCI Professional Bike Teams
List of teams

UCI ProTour Teams
There are 18 teams from 11 countries 
AG2R-La Mondiale (FRA) 
Astana Pro Team (KAZ) 
BMC Racing Team (NED) 
Blanco Pro Cycling Team (USA) 
Cannondale Pro (ITA)  
Euskaltel-Euskadi (ESP) 
FDJ (FRA) 
Garmin-Sharp (USA) 
Lampre-ISD (ITA) 
Lotto Belisol (ESP) 
Movistar Team (ITA) 
Omega Pharma - Quickstep (BEL) 
Orica - GreenEDGE (AUS) 
RadioShack Leopard (LUX) 
Sky Pro Cycling (GBR) 
Team Argos-Shimano (NED) 
Team Saxo Bank-Tinkoff (DEN) 
Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling (NED)

UCI Continental Teams
There are 21 teams from 12 countries 
Accent Jobs - Wanty  (BEL)
Crelan - Euphony   (BEL)
Topsport Vlaanderen - Baloise  (CHN) 
Champion System Pro Cycling Team  (COL)
Colombia  (ESP) 
Caja Rural  (FRA)  
Bretagne - Seche Environnement  (FRA)  
Cofidis, Solutions Credits  (FRA)  
Sojasun  (FRA)    
Team Europcar  (FRA)
Team Netapp - Endura  (GER) 
Androni Giocattoli - Venezuela  (ITA)
Bardiani Valvole - Csf Inox  (ITA)  
Vini Fantini - Selle Italia  (ITA)
CCC Polsat Polkowice  (POL) 
Qhubeka  (RSA) 
Katusha  (RUS) 
Rusvelo  (RUS) 
Iam Cycling  (RUS)
Team Novo Nordisk  (SUI) 
Unitedhealthcare Pro Cycling Team  (USA)

UCI Professional Continental Teams


Posts written by Pedal Dancer on the teams from 2010-2013

ProTeam News and photos

2013

2012-2010

Road Bikes

ProTeam bikes & equipment

ProTeam Jerseys

ProTeams & Riders

Directeur Sportifs

ProTeam Presentations


Team Training Camps


Dates of 2013 UCI WorldTour Races

UCI WorldTour Calendar - 2013

Date Events Country
22 Jan-27 Jan 2013 Santos Tour Down Under Australia
03 Mar-10 Mar 2013 Paris - Nice France
06 Mar-12 Mar 2013 Tirreno - Adriatico Italy
17 Mar 2013 Milano - Sanremo Italy
18 Mar-24 Mar 2013 Volta Ciclista a Catalunya Spain
22 Mar 2013 E3 Harelbeke Belgium
24 Mar 2013 Gent - Wevelgem Belgium
31 Mar 2013 Ronde van Vlaanderen / Tour des Flandres Belgium
01 Apr-06 Apr 2013 Vuelta Ciclista al Pais Vasco Spain
07 Apr 2013 Paris - Roubaix France
14 Apr 2013 Amstel Gold Race Netherlands
17 Apr 2013 La Flèche Wallonne Belgium
21 Apr 2013 Liège - Bastogne - Liège Belgium
23 Apr-28 Apr 2013 Tour de Romandie Switzerland
04 May-26 May 2013 Giro d'Italia Italy
02 Jun-09 Jun 2013 Critérium du Dauphiné France
08 Jun-16 Jun 2013 Tour de Suisse Switzerland
29 Jun-21 Jul 2013 Tour de France France
27 Jul-03 Aug 2013 Tour de Pologne Poland
27 Jul 2013 Clasica Ciclista San Sebastian Spain
12 Aug-18 Aug 2013 Eneco Tour Belgium
24 Aug-15 Sep 2013 Vuelta a España Spain
25 Aug 2013 Vattenfall Cyclassics Germany
01 Sep 2013 GP Ouest France - Plouay France
13 Sep 2013 Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec Canada
15 Sep 2013 Grand Prix Cycliste de Montréal Canada
06 Oct 2013 Il Lombardia Italy
09 Oct-13 Oct 2013 Tour of Hangzhou China
16 Oct-20 Oct 2013 Tour of Beijing China

For UCI World Tour rankings, results, news, and races, find more information on the UCI website.

Dates of 2013 American Tour Races
American Tour races in the USA 2013 dates (no they are not on the World Tour):

April 14, 2013 Tour of the Battenkill, Cambridge, New York
May 1-5, 2013 Tour of the Gila, Silver City, New Mexico
May 12-1, 2013 Amgen Tour of California, State of California
June 2, 2013 American Cycling Classic, Philadelphia
August 2-4, 2013 Tour of Elk Grove, Elk Grove Village, Illinois
August 6-11, 2013 Tour of Utah, State of Utah
August 19-25, 2013 USA Pro Challenge, State of Colorado
September 14, 2013 Bucks County Classic, Pennsylvania

*Note: Philadelphia International Championships canceled for 2013
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