ORICA-GreenEDGE has joined ten fellow WorldTour outfits to today to launch Velon, the first joint venture of UCI WorldTour cycling teams. This group brings together 11 leading teams - over 60 per cent of the WorldTour - to drive a financial model that, in line with other international sports, ensures a sustainable future for the teams.
Bendigo rider Jack Haig has confirmed his bright future, signing with ORICA-GreenEDGE for the 2016 season. The announcement comes as the 21-year-old joins the ORICA-GreenEDGE squad in Nagambie at the upcoming River and Ranges Winery Ride and team training camp from this Sunday, 23 November.
A trio of homegrown talent, each with an impressive comeback story, has signed with ORICA-AIS for the 2015 season. Victorians Chloe McConville and Lizzie Williams and New South Wales’ Sarah Roy will join the Australian professional women’s cycling team looking for further success in its fourth season.
Yesterday’s Tour of Beijing finale brought to a close a successful 2014 season for ORICA-GreenEDGE. At the conclusion of our third season as the first Australian professional team to race at the top of world cycling, ORICA-GreenEDGE finished with 35 wins, including the team’s historic 100th victory, and ranked a best ever fifth in the world.
Colombian Esteban Chaves cemented his third position overall and the best young rider jersey on the final stage of the 2014 Tour of Beijing today.
Colombian Esteban Chaves has put on an impressive display on the queen stage of the Tour of Beijing to finish second and move into third on general classification.
Colombian climber Esteban Chaves challenged in the closing moments of the shortened stage two at the Tour of Beijing today, taking eighth position ahead of teammate Daryl Impey in ninth.