2012, the team’s first at the professional level, yielded impressive results including the U23 National Criterium Championship, a silver medal at the U23 National Road Championship, two stage wins at the Tour of China, overall win at the Crossroads Classic, Best Young Rider at the Nature Valley Gran Prix and a podium at the Cascade Cycling Classic. For 2013 the team aims to build on this past season’s successes.
“2012 was a very successful campaign highlighted by Ty Magner winning a national championship and a stage at the Tour of China, and Larry Warbasse being signed to the BMC Racing Team,” said Chief sports director Thomas Craven. “For 2013 we’ll build on this success racing in the US, Europe and top US events.”
The Hincapie Sportswear Development Team is registered with USA Cycling as a UCI Continental Team, and the result of commitments by Hincapie Sportswear and Holowesko Partners to support cycling’s next generation.
“Cycling has a great future, but getting there requires constant investment and support of young cyclists,” said Mark Holowesko. “As a result, I’m pleased to continue sponsoring the Hincapie Sportswear Development Team. This opportunity allows me to support talented young cyclists and be involved with the Hincapie family, which has a long and rich history in the sport. I look forward to the 2013 program and working to help Rich, George and their incredible group of cyclists and staff on the team.”
The 2013 roster includes returning riders Alder Martz, Ty Magner and Blair Turner. New to the squad are Andy Baker, Ben Hill, Joe Lewis, Joey Rosskopf, Oscar Clark, Robin Carpenter, Thomas Wrona and Ben Zawacki,
The team is sponsored by Hincapie Sportswear, Mark Holowesko, Carmichael Training Systems, BMC, Giro, Hed. Oakley, Lake Cycling, Park Tools, Speed Tunnel, Finish Line, Bonk Breaker, Muscle Milk, Viva Raw, K3, Cytomax, SRM, Osymetric USA, Thule, DZ Nuts, Trigger Point Performance Therapy, Ryeka Sport, SpiderTech, Stio, Contour and SuperiorLite.
In January riders will come together for a training camp in the Bahamas on January 15th. A longer camp will follow in Greenville February 7-17 when the team will also be racing in the Greenville Spring Training Series.
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