Pezcyclingnews: Eurotrash Thanksgiving Thursday!


Jan 3, 2005
Happy Thanksgiving everyone! But the wheels keep turning and we have a mixed bag of EuroTrash cycling news: The UCI have announce the eighteen WorldTour teams for 2016 and also most of the ProConti squads. Dimension Data make the top step of cycling, another year for Grmay, Boonen recovers, Moolman-Pasio top 10, plus team, sponsor, rider news and the 2015 Giro in 2 minutes.TOP STORY: The WorldTour Teams for 2016With the announcement of Dimension Data receiving their license from the UCI on Wednesday (see below), the list of WorldTour teams for 2016 is complete. There are no surprises in the list of top teams, but there are some noticeable omissions amongst the ProConti teams. The decision has still to be announced on Direct Energie (ex-Europcar), CCC Sprandi Polkowice, Bardiani-CSF and Tharcor (ex-Southeast). The final list will be announced before the end of the year.Eighteen WorldTour teams for 2016:Ag2r-La MondialeAstana Pro TeamBMC Racing TeamCannondale Pro Cycling TeamDimension DataEtixx – Quick-StepFDJ.frIAM CyclingLampre-MeridaLotto SoudalMovistar TeamOrica-GreenEDGETeam Giant-AlpecinTeam KatushaTeam Lotto NL-JumboTeam SkyTinkoffTrek Factory Racing.Nineteen ProContinental teams for 2016:Androni Giocattoli-SidermecBora-Argon 18Caja Rural-Seguros RGACofidis, Solutions CreditsCult Energy-Stlting GroupDelko-Marseille Provence-KTMDrapac Professional CyclingFortuneo-Vital ConceptFunvic Soul Cycles-CarrefourNippo-Vini FantiniONE Pro CyclingRoompot Oranje PelotonRoth-SkodaRusVeloTeam Novo NordiskTopsport Vlaanderen-BaloiseUnitedHealthcare Professional Cycling TeamVerva Activejet Pro Cycling TeamWanty-Groupe Gobert. The best bits of the 2015 Tour de France:Africas Team goes World Tour with Dimension DataHistoric day in the world of cyclingThe International Cycling Union (UCI) announced earlier today that our African Team, which will race as Team Dimension Data in 2016 has received a World Tour...

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