News: Junior Cycling Team – Wheelbase Cabtech


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News: Junior Cycling Team – Wheelbase Cabtech

The cycling retailer Wheelbase which is well known for an Elite senior team doing the rounds of National Road race series now has a Junior Development Team. They are embarking on their first year on the junior road race circuit with a team that has been selected with the aim of developing talented first year juniors along with some experienced second year juniors.

“Our 2017 rider roster has a mix of quality to cover the diverse range of races on the 2017 UK junior calendar” the team says in a press release. “We have all out climbers, great all-round rouleurs, and crit specialists. After a very difficult selection process, we believe we have an extremely strong team for 2017.

The riders are:
1. Harry Hardcastle
2. Euan Cameron
3. Jack Ford
4. William Orrell-Turner
5. Matthew Shaw
6. Matthew Taylor

“All our riders are semi-professional with many guys balancing racing at the top level of the UK scene with full time education. All of our riders are either at Sixth Form College or completing there final years at high school. These guys know how to dig deep, find time to train, travel and recover. It is a huge commitment but we’re ready to attack our first season on the road with the aim to be one of the best junior teams in the country.”

The team’s directeur sportif will be former pro Tom Murray whilst the team management is Nigel Turner and Chris Taylor with Wheelbase providing professional mechanics to look after the bikes.

“Directur Sportif Tom Murray brings a wealth of exceptional talent and experience to the team. After numerous wins and podium positions at top-level race such as the Elite Circuit Series and Elite Road Series. Tom has also competed in the Tour of Britain numerous times riding for UCI teams such as Sigma Sport, Candi TV, and Plowman Craven”.

“Team managers, Nigel Turner, ‘Managing Director of CABTECH Bespoke Interiors’ and Chris Taylor, are extremely motivated to bring the team to the top of the junior road race scene in 2017. They have put the work in over the winter months of 2016 to ensure the team has the best set up possible in order for the rider succeed and compete with the best juniors in the country.”

“We’re not here to just make up the numbers, were here to compete, and win races ” – Nigel Turner

The riders will be racing Cannondale Super Six Evo Ultegra, which has already been voted Best Bike in the World, twice. As well as Wheelbase and Cabtech Bespoke Interiors, the riders will also benefit from the best cycling clothing thanks to Ken Jones at Bioracer.

Bio-Racer Onimpex UK – Ken Jones who says “We innovate, design, manufacture, promote and sell collection, team, individual and leisure wear to cyclists helping them maximise their performance. It is in Bioracer’s DNA to innovate to improve the athlete’s performance.

Ken goes on to say “when a club shows an interest in using Bioracer for its clothing, we’ll provide the personal touch by painstakingly going through all the important types of fabrics and designs available for each part of a typical season. We also design their kit in house and offer this service free of charge. Not having a minimum order level is also attractive to the customer” says Ken.

Others sponsors are MGD, Arrow Self Drive, Tom Murray Cycling, DDME, Cannondale, Giro




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