Cylance Pro Cycling (women's team)

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Cylance Pro Cycling
Cylance pro cycling logo.png
Team information
UCI codeCPC
RegisteredUnited States
Founded2016 (2016)
Disbanded2018
Discipline(s)Road
StatusUCI Women's Team
Key personnel
General managerManel Lacambra
Team name history
2016–2018
Cylance Pro Cycling
Cylance Pro Cycling (women's team) jersey
Jersey

Cylance Pro Cycling was a professional women's cycling team based in the United States of America that started competing in elite women's road bicycle racing events, such as the UCI Women's World Tour, in 2016. The team's major sponsor, Cylance, was a high-tech computer security firm, and the team was owned by Inspire Sports whose founder, Omer Kem, previously managed BMW p/b Happy Tooth Dental and Bissell Pro Cycling.[1] The team disbanded at the end of the 2018 season.

Team history[edit]

The Cylance team at the 2016 Emakumeen Euskal Bira

In preparation for their first season, the team signed Shelley Olds, Rossella Ratto, and Valentina Scandolara as headline riders. The team also signed Krista Doebel-Hickok, Alison Tetrick, Erica Zaveta, Sheyla Gutiérrez, Doris Schweizer, and Kathryn Bertine.

Team roster[edit]

Rider Date of birth[2]
 Holly Breck (USA) (1992-05-27) May 27, 1992 (age 29)
 Giorgia Bronzini (ITA) (1983-08-03) August 3, 1983 (age 38)
 Kristabel Doebel-Hickok (USA) (1989-04-28) April 28, 1989 (age 32)
 Jelena Eric (SER) (1996-01-15) 15 January 1996 (age 25)
 Sheyla Gutiérrez (ESP) (1994-01-01) January 1, 1994 (age 27)
 Kaitie Keough (USA) (1992-01-01) January 1, 1992 (age 29)
Rider Date of birth
 Rossella Ratto (ITA) (1993-10-20) October 20, 1993 (age 27)
 Omer Shapira (ISR) (1994-09-09) September 9, 1994 (age 27)
 Lauren Stephens (USA) (1986-12-28) 28 December 1986 (age 34)
 Marta Tagliaferro (ITA) (1989-11-04) November 4, 1989 (age 31)
 Marcella Toldi (BRA) (1984-05-03) May 3, 1984 (age 37)

Major wins[edit]

2016
Winston Salem Cycling Classic, Rossella Ratto
2017
Stages 2 & 4 Santos Women's Tour, Kirsten Wild
Stage 7 Giro d'Italia Femminile, Sheyla Gutiérrez
Stage 2 Holland Ladies Tour Kirsten Wild
Rochester Cyclo-cross, Kaitlin Antonneau
Iowa City Cyclo-cross, Kaitlin Antonneau
Thompson Cyclo-cross, Kaitlin Antonneau
Baltimore I Cyclo-cross, Kaitlin Antonneau
Baltimore II Cyclo-cross, Kaitlin Antonneau
Covington Cyclo-cross, Kaitlin Antonneau
2018
Jersey green.svg Points classification Tour of Chongming Island, Giorgia Bronzini
Stage 1, Giorgia Bronzini
Jersey yellow.svg Overall Tour of Zhoushan Island, Sheyla Gutiérrez
Jersey green.svg Points classification, Sheyla Gutiérrez
Jersey yellow.svg Overall Panorama Guizhou International Women's Road Cycling Race, Sheyla Gutiérrez
Stage 1, Sheyla Gutiérrez
Stage 2 Madrid Challenge by la Vuelta, Giorgia Bronzini

National, continental and world champions[edit]

2016
MaillotSuiza.PNG Switzerland Time Trial, Doris Schweizer
MaillotSuiza.PNG Switzerland Road Race, Doris Schweizer
UEC Champion Jersey.svg European U23 Track (Scratch race), Rachele Barbieri
2017
Jersey rainbow.svg World Track Championships (Scratch race), Rachele Barbieri
MaillotEspaña.PNG Spain Road Race, Sheyla Gutiérrez
EuropeanChampionJersey(2016).png European Track (Elimination race), Kirsten Wild
Jersey dutchflag.svg Netherlands Track Championships (Madison), Kirsten Wild
Jersey dutchflag.svg Netherlands Track Championships (Omnium), Kirsten Wild
Jersey dutchflag.svg Netherlands Track Championships (Scratch race), Kirsten Wild
2018
Serbia NC.png Serbia Time Trial, Jelena Erić
Serbia NC.png Serbia Road Race, Jelena Erić
MaillotIsrael.PNG Israel Road Race, Omer Shapira

References[edit]

  1. ^ "New women's team Cylance taking aim at inaugural WorldTour - Cyclingnews.com".
  2. ^ "Cylance Pro Cycling". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 29 May 2018.