February 14, 2006 – AndrÃ© Cycle & Sport, Kuota Bikes, and the SociÃ©tÃ© idCAD have recently announced the arrival of a new Quebecois Junior Team for the 2006 season.
The new team will be called AndrÃ© Cycle-idCAD and will be made up of ten of Quebec’s most talented junior male racers. Riders will be representing Montreal, Quebec, Saguenay, and Abitibi and have been chosen for their athletic abilities as well as for their outstanding personalities.
In alphabetical order the team members are:
– Tommy Barriault, Varennes
– FrÃ©dÃ©ric Boivin, Saguenay
– Guillaume Boivin, Longueuil
– CÃ©dric Bourgeois, Saguenay
– Christian Deshaies, Val-d’Or
– William Goodfellow, Dorval
– StÃ©phane Lambert, Mascouche
– Simon Lambert Lemay, Longueuil
– Olivier Savaria, Longueuil
– AndrÃ© Tremblay, Val d’Or
Taking the position of Director Sportif will be Mr. Jacques Bariault; acting as Director General will be Mr. Marc Lemay. Team AndrÃ© Cycle-idCAD will take part at races in Quebec, Ontario and in North-Eastern USA. The team will also participate in all ten of the Mardis a Lachine races. The highlight of the season will surely be the Tour de l’Abitibi – a key race in the world of junior cycling.
Team publicist and owner of AndrÃ© Cycle & Sports, Mr Sylvain Alary commented, “We support those who are passionate about cycling just like ourselves. We are very proud to invest in this team which will allow these junior riders access to elite competitions with the best in North America.”
Team members are currently preparing for the upcoming season. The team will be officially launched within the next few weeks at an evening press conference where the team website will also be launched.
Team AndrÃ© Cycle-idCAD is pleased to thank the following people and companies for their generous and much appreciated support :
“¢ AndrÃ© Cycle & Sports Inc.of Longueuil and its owner Mr Sylvain Alary, – team publicist
“¢ idCAD Consulting of MontrÃ©al, Mr Ã‰tienne Borgeat and Mr Olivier Letard
“¢ KUOTA, Eurospek, Overstim’s – North American distributor, Mr Patrice Lemieux
“¢ Complexe Le Top Ã Laval, Mr Mario Boyer
“¢ Le Chablis, Mr AndrÃ© Rochon
“¢ Shimano, Mr Marc Turbide
“¢ Sportrack, Mr Pierre Simard
“¢ Magic Copie, Mr Yves Charest
“¢ Multi SantÃ©, Mr Jean-Pierre Arpin
“¢ Sports Experts Place Longueuil, Mr SÃ©bastien Dell.
A team of determined athletes, generous and enthusiastic sponsors — a winning combination which will allow these athletes to excel as a part of Team AndrÃ© Cycle-idCAD.