2013 UCI Continental Teams and Women's UCI Teams announced

  
  


Colorado Springs, Colo. (December 19, 2012) -- USA Cycling on Wednesday announced the eight teams registered as men’s continental teams in the United States as well as the four U.S.-based squads registered as UCI women’s teams for the 2013 racing season.
 
The eight teams are in addition to the two U.S.-based UCI ProTeams (BMC Racing Team and Garmin Sharp) and the two professional continental teams (UnitedHealthCare Professional Cycling Team and  Team Novo Nordisk, formerly known as Team Type 1) previously announced by the UCI. This means that altogether, the United States houses 12 professional men’s cycling teams recognized by the UCI.
 
U.S.-based UCI continental teams for 2013 include: 5-Hour Energy, BISSELL Cycling, Bontrager Cycling Team, Hincapie Sportswear Development Team, Jamis Hagens Berman, Jelly Belly p/b Kenda, Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies and Team SmartStop p/b Mountain Khakis.
 
In addition, four U.S.-based women’s teams are registered with the UCI for 2013: Exergy Twenty16, Specialized-Lululemon, Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies and Team TIBCO-To the Top.
 
For more information, please visit the UCI and Domestic Elite Team Information.
 
Each team’s roster is as follows:
 
Men’s Continental Teams
 
5-Hour Energy
Gregg Brandt (Winona, Minn.)
Nathaniel English (Berkeley, Calif.)
Francisco Mancebo (ESP)
Shawn Milne (Beverly, Mass.)
Christian Parrett (Macon, Ga.)
Taylor Shelden (Boulder, Colo.)
Robert Sweeting (Danbury, Conn.)
David Williams (Grand Rapids, Mich.)
 
BISSELL Cycling
Chris Baldwin (Boulder, Colo.)
Patrick Bevin (NZL)
Andrew Dahlheim (Austin, Texas)
Phil Gaimon (Athens, Ga.)
Carter Jones (Boulder, Colo.)
Julian Kyer (Boulder, Colo.)
Jonathan McCarty (Boston, Mass.)
Jason McCartney (Coralville, Iowa) 
Tommy Nankervis (AUS)
K. Frank Pipp (Boulder, Colo.)
Michael Torckler (NZL)
Jeremy Vennell (NZL)
 
Bontrager Cycling Team
Nathan Brown (Covington, Tenn.)
Lawson Craddock (Austin, Texas)
Greg Daniel (Englewood, Colo.)
Alexandre Darville (Santa Barbara, Calif.)
Ryan Eastman (Petaluma, Calif.)
Joshua Edmondson (GBR)
Andzs Flaksis (LAT)
Gavin Mannion (Dedham, Mass.)
Connor O'Leary (Salt Lake City, Utah)
James Oram (NZL)
Tanner Putt (Park City, Utah)
Jasper Stuyven (BEL)
Nathan Wilson (Elk Grove, Calif.)
 
Hincapie Sportswear Development Team
Andy Baker (Easley, S.C.)
Robin Carpenter (Philadelphia, PA)
Oscar Clark (Atlanta, Ga.)
Benjamin Hill (GBR)
Joseph Lewis (GBR)
Matt Lipscomb (Decatur, Ga.)
Ty Magner (Athens, Ga.)
Alder Philip Martz (Charlotte, N.C.)
Joey Rosskopf (Decatur, Ga.)
Blair Turner (Waxhaw, N.C.)
Thomas Wrona (Pinehurst, N.C.)
Ben Zawacki (Weare, N.H.)
 
Jamis Hagens Berman
Janier Acevedo (COL)
Demis Aleman (ARG)
Ruben Companioni (CUB)
James Driscoll (Winooski, Vt.)
Juan Jose Haedo (ARG)
Ben Jacques-Maynes (Corralitos, Calif.)
Carson Miller (Seattle, Wash.)
Philip Mooney (Petaluma, Calif.)
Guido Palma (ARG)
Chase Pinkham (Salt Lake City, Utah)
Luis Romero Amaran (CUB)
Eric Schildge (Hanover, N.H.)
Gabe Varela (Coeur D'Alene, ID)
Kyle Wamsley (Alburtis, Pa.)
Tyler Wren (Rensselaerville, N.Y.)
 
Jelly Belly p/b Kenda
Ian Burnett (Durango, Colo.)
Alex Hagman (Fort Collins, Colo.)
Nic Hamilton (CAN)
Charles Huff (Springfield, Mo.)
Christiaan Kriek (RSA)
Luis Lemus Davila (MEX)
Sean Mazich (Phoenix, Ariz.)
Emerson Oronte (Cohasset, Mass.)
Jeremy Powers (Easthampton, Mass.)
Morgan Schmitt (Woodinville, Wash.)
Ricardo Van Der Velde (NED)
Ben Wolfe (Niantic, Conn.)
 
Team Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies
Jesse Anthony (Beverly, Mass.)
Alexander Candelario (Reno, Nev.)
Marsh Cooper (CAN)
Michael Creed (Colorado Springs, Colo.)
Jeremy Durrin (Amherst, Mass.)
Michael Friedman (Superior, Colo.)
Chad Haga (Colorado Springs, Colo.)
Kenneth Hanson (Santa Barbara, Calif.)
Mitchell Hoke (Boulder, Colo.)
Cheyne Hoag (Dansville, N.Y.)
Joseph Kukolla (Indianapolis, Ind.)
Ian Moir (Long Beach, Calif.)
Sebastian Salas (CAN)
Bjorn Selander (Hudson, Wis.)
Michael Sherer (Glencoe, Ill.)
Thomas Soladay (Glendale, Calif.)
Thomas Zirbel (Boulder, Colo.)
Scott Zwizanski (West Chester, Pa.)
Eric Young (Boulder, Colo.)
 
SmartStop p/b Mountain Khakis
Thomas Brown (Athens, Ga.)
Jon Hamblen (Winston Salem, N.C.)
Isaac Howe (Burlington, Vt.)
Shane Kline (Bally, Pa.)
Bobby Lea (Topton, Pa.)
Travis Livermon (Winterville, N.C.)
Chris Monteleone (Winston Salem, N.C.)
Clay Murfet (AUS)
John Simes (New Tripoli, Pa.)
Frank Travieso (Athens, Ga.)
Christopher Uberti (Cincinnati, Ohio)
Curtis Winsor (Harrisonburg, Va.)


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