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Cylance Pro Cycling Announces Gent-Wevelgem and San Dimas Stage Race Rosters

Cylance Pro Cycling is heading back to Belgium for the iconic Spring Classics of the North, where the team will race Gent-Wevelgem on Sunday, March 26.  This is the fourth UCI Women’s World Tour race on the calendar featuring some of the iconic climbs  and cobbled roads of Flanders Field.  The riders will race up the Kemmelberg, the Monteberg and the Baneberg, all with gradients exceeding 20%.  It is always a challenging race that can select the strongest riders to compete in a sprint finish.    

With plenty of success on the roads of the cobbled classics already, Cylance Pro Cycling will bring young rider Sheyla Guiterriez (ESP), who is showing great consistency in the Spring Classics.  Guiterriez will be joined by Willeke Knol (NED) , Marta Tagliaferro (ITA), Joelle Numainville (CAN), Małgorzata Jasińska (POL), and Rossella Ratto (ITA).  This strong team has options for bunch finishes and hard selective races.   

"We are getting to some of the most exciting races on the calendar," said Director Sportif, Manel Lacambra. "The riders are prepared for these Belgian races and are a great team that works together.  We are ready to give these next races our best"

Gent Wevelgem Roster:

Rossella Ratto (ITA)

Willeke Knol (NED)

Sheyla Guiterriez (ESP)

Marta Tagliaferro (ITA)

Joelle Numainville (CAN)

Małgorzata Jasińska (POL)

After a successful team camp and Tour de Murrieta, the men of Cylance Pro Cycling will compete at San Dimas Stage Race in San Dimas, California.  The 3 day race consists of a decisive hill climb time trial, a undulating road race, and a technical criterium.  

Showing great form at camp, Kyle Murphy (USA) will look to set the tone for the men on the first stage, where he’s had success in previous editions.  In the following stages Scott Law (AUS), who placed second on Stage 2 of Tour de Murrieta, will be a great option for the team, along with notable sprinter, Justin Williams (USA).  They will be  joined by strong teammates Orlando Garibay (MEX), Andres Dias (COL), and Hunter Grover (USA).

“We have a great roster leading into San Dimas Stage Race” says Hilton Clarke, Director Sportif.  “Kyle Murphy is coming in as one of the favorites for the time trial and sprinters Scott Law and Justin Williams are prepped and ready for the fast finishes of Stage 2 and 3.”

Roster for San Dimas Stage Race:

Justin Williams (USA)

Orlando Garibay (MEX)

Andres Diaz (COL)

Hunter Grove (USA)

Kyle Murphy (USA)

Scott Law (AUS)

 

Cylance Pro Cycling Announces Ronde van Drenthe Roster

Cylance Pro Cycling heads to the cobbled roads of Netherlands for the next round of the UCI Women’s World Tour calendar, Ronde van Drenthe on March 11th.  The one day 138.3k classic consists is notable for it’s small roads, cobble sectors, and the 20% ascent of the Vamburg.  The following day, the team will race again on similar roads at Drentse Acht van Westerveld.

After a strong showing in the Spring Classics already, Cylance Pro Cycling will be bringing a solid and motivated squad to the startline.  Kirsten Wild (NED) and Willeke Knol (NED) will race on home roads and will use experience to make calculated efforts in the race.  Joining the Dutch riders will be Sheyla Guiterriez (ESP), Marta Tagliaferro (ITA), Joelle Numainville (CAN), and Rachele Barbieri (ITA).  

"The Drenthe races are spectacular and very special," said Director Sportif, Manel Lacambra. "They are long races with hard cobble sections, wind, narrow roads, and the infamous Vamberg climb. We will try to do our best to fight against the top teams in the World and play our cards to achieve a good result ."

Ronde van Drenthe Roster

Kirsten Wild (NED)

Willeke Knol (NED)

Sheyla Guiterriez (ESP)

Marta Tagliaferro (ITA)

Joelle Numainville (CAN)

Rachele Barbieri (ITA)

 

Cylance Pro Cycling Women’s Team Enjoys Focused Training Camp in Spain

All Photos: Brian Hodes - veloimages.com

The Cylance Pro Cycling women’s team had their second team training camp for the year in Cambrils, Spain. The week focused on finalizing preparations for the 2017 season and intense training spent together on the bike. As the riders tested themselves and equipment against all terrains and conditions, the team became dialed and ready to begin racing. 

The first team camp occurred in California in early November and was centered on sponsor activation and team building. This allowed a more training specific camp to happen after the New Year in Spain guaranteeing a powerful and successful start to the season.

The calculated efforts were rewarded with two victories and four podiums at the Santos Women’s Tour. Kirsten Wild winning two of the four stages and finishing 3rd overall.

Wild attributes the team’s Santos Women’s Tour success to the productive training camp. “We did some good efforts to get to know each other on and off the bike and it paid of” explains Wild. “The atmosphere is amazing and I’m looking forward to do more races together and I am sure if we keep going like this we get some nice results and more important: we will have a lot of fun and that makes all the hard work worth it!”

Through the long climbs and extensive miles, the team reinforced comradery and sacrifice. Cylance Pro Cycling balances professionalism and execution with raw enjoyment and the pure love of the sport. Check out the story of our team and our expectations for 2017 here.

“I am really proud of the work the women have done at home and at the training camp to start the season strong. We always have fun, laugh, and get along great. But when it is time to race, everyone is professional and ready to get the job done.” says Manel Lacambra, Director Sportif.

Cylance Pro Cycling is proud to work with the incredible sponsors that allow the team to be successful worldwide. With trust in the technical equipment and the athlete’s balance and dedication, Cylance Pro Cycling has set the stage to have an incredible year. Stay tuned for more great adventures!

 

Cylance Pro Cycling Announces Full 2017 Roster

Southern California became a hub of activity for the Cylance Pro Cycling as title sponsor Cylance® Inc welcomed the 2017 women’s roster to its Global HQ located in Irvine, CA for a pre-season team camp. This exceptional time was spent without bikes and brought the women from seven different countries to one location for an action-packed week of new sponsor introductions and team-building exercises.

With the core mission of the camp being time with Cylance and valuable educational sessions with new 2017 equipment sponsors, there was also ample time for team-building adventures. Sight-seeing, whale watching and a high ropes course challenge encouraged trust, camaraderie and communication. Relaxation and team bonding happened during a full team manicure/pedicure session prior to attending an executive dinner. 

During the dinner, Cylance Pro Cycling was able to learn about the company, its core values, as well interact with executives. The following day, in a relaxed and fun question and answer session, the athletes were able to share personal stories while employees were able to better get to know each individual.

As the excitement continues to build for the 2017 season, Cylance Pro Cycling is ready to announce the final new addition, Marta Tagliaferro, to the team. Known for her crafty lead-out and warrior mindset, Tagliaferro, 27 of Italy, will be a pivotal piece to the team’s overall success. “Tagliaferro is a tremendous bike racer with great abilities to navigate in any sprint finish. We are lucky to have her experience and strength on the team” says Manel Lacambra, Director Sportif.   

Cylance Pro Cycling proudly confirms its returning riders, completing the 2017 roster.  Returning riders include: Rossella Ratto, Rachele Barbieri, Krista Doebel-Hickok, Alison Tetrick, and Erica Zaveta.  With the women’s team roster now complete, it is clear that Cylance Pro Cycling is continuing to provide opportunities and a platform to grow women’s cycling worldwide.  

Cylance Pro Cycling proudly announces its complete women’s roster for 2017:

Kaitie Antonneau (USA)

Rachele Barbieri (ITA)

Krista Doebel-Hickok (USA)

Sheyla Gutierrez (ESP)

Malgorzata Jasinska (POL)

Dani King (GBR)

Willeke Knoll (NED)

Joelle Numainville (CAN)

Rossella Ratto (ITA)

Marta Tagliaferro (ITA)

Alison Tetrick (USA)

Kirsten Wild (NED)

Erica Zaveta (USA)

 

Cycling fans can stay up to date with the Cylance Pro Cycling team at:

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Twitter: @cylancecycling

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Cylance Pro Cycling Grows 2017 Roster with Malgorzata Jasińska and Willeke Knol

Continuing to grow the overall depth of the team, Cylance Pro Cycling has added Willeke Knol and Malgorzata Jasińska to the 2017 roster.  With Knol and Jasińska, Cylance Pro Cycling will build on the foundation of solid teamwork set in place in the 2016 season, adding versatility and consistency for a successful combination.

Malgorzata Jasińska, 32, a Rio Olympian for Poland, has been multi-time National Champion in both the time trial and road race.  This season, she began with an impressive victory at the Tour de San Luis Gran Prix in Argentina.  “Jasińska is a rider that can win races and this season she had good results at the most important races during the whole year.  She is very close to the very top level and we believe next season she will reach it” explains Manel Lacambra, Director Sportif of Cylance Pro Cycling.  With a consistent and aggressive style of riding, Jasińska has proven she has the ability to be a factor in every race she competes in next year.

At 25 years of age, with six years of professional riding under her belt, Willeke Knol of the Netherlands has competed in almost every race around the world.  “She is a very good team player and will be a great support for Cylance Pro Cycling.  Willeke has a lot of experience supporting Kirsten (Wild) in the sprints and will be important in this role in 2017,” states Lacambra.  Known for her tremendous teamwork, notable determination, and infectious positivity, Knol will be a true asset to Cylance Pro Cycling’s success in 2017. 

Cylance Pro Cycling is proud to provide opportunities for all riders to be able to accomplish their goals.  Through the additions of Knol and Jasińska, the team is building a platform to effectively inspire achievement around the world.

Cycling fans can stay up to date with the Cylance Pro Cycling team at:

Facebook.com/CylanceCycling

Twitter: @cylancecycling

Instagram: @cylancecycling