March 08, 2013 (Ste Martine, QC) – The 2013 Equipe VeloSelect Cycling Team is pleased to announce that we are entering our 6th year of competition with a strong 9-man junior team for 2013. Were expecting some top performances especially from our 2nd year riders. We’re also confident our 1st year riders will surprise the competition this season. We are pleased to be working with the following riders for 2013:
- Miguel Lukaszewicz (Ste Martine, QC) Winner of the Tour de Montergie road race Stage #6 2nd overall Junior Category EKOI CycloCross Series
- Fabien Parent (Quebec City, QC) 2nd overall Junior Category Quebec Cyclo Cross Championships 2012 3rd Overall Junior Category EKOI Cylo Cross Series 2012
- Marc Antoine Sabourin (Chambly, QC) 2nd place Scratch race 3rd 200m sprint, 3rd Ominum at the Quebec Track Championships 2012
- Shawn Turcotte (Chateauguay, QC) Winner, final stage #7 Tour de Montergie Criterium
- James Sabourin (Laval, QC) 2nd Stage 3 Cyclistes Mardis Lachine Jean Coutu Race Series
- Wil Etherington (Kingston, ON) brings European experience to the team
- Laurent Levasseur (Levis, QC) is also riding for us this year, and we expect great things
- Francis Bertrand (Quebec City, QC) rounds out the juniors as a top ten finisher in the Prestigious Tour de Relieve Stage Race in Rimouski Quebec
- Raphel Gagne (Lac St Jean, QC) who finished top ten 2012 Tour of Abitbi 1st Stage and 2nd Junior Category GP Gatineau RR 2012
The Equipe VeloSelect Cycling Team is also pleased to welcome the following sponsors as team partners for 2013:
- MAXXIS Tires is the official tire of the Equipe VeloSelect Cycling Team;
- IGA Primeau and Fils is supplying the team with assorted varieties of food for our training camp and is the title sponsor of the IGA GP Ste Martine.
- PRUD’HOMME INC for helping with our race and for supporting the team from the beginning.
- CYTOSPORT provides high performance sports products like Cytomax and Muscle Milk – the official Sports Drink of the Equipe VeloSelect Cycling Team;
- SHIMANO CANADA supply our high quality race-winning cycling components. P
- PROLOGUE bikes supply our fabulous official bikes and RHUS Wheels will keep us rolling in the 2013 season.
- NORTH WAVE SHOES is our official shoe.
- ACECO Sport Group supplies us with K-EDGE Catchers for both the Road and Cyclocross Season;
- RUDY PROJECT USA will provide our Team with top of the line Sterling Helmets and Ekynox and Racing Rydon Sunglasses;
- SOLE FOOTWEAR are giving us technical support and performance orthotics.
- KOOL’N FIT SPORT keep the teams legs competitive and fast.
- BIEMME North America supplies our awesome clothing.
- CREAM HILL Estates supply the Gluten Free Oatmeal that fuels our athletes.
The Team is coached run by Czeslaw Lukaszewicz, 2000 Olympian and four time Canadian Champion, and Lyall Beattie. Please like us on face book at Club Cyclist VeloSelect and you can visit our blog with links to all the sponsors mentioned above HERE.
Sponsor opportunities are still available for 2014 if you are interested please contact us at email@example.com
Have a great season. See you at the races in 2013!!