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What happened to alpecin?

What happened to alpecin?

In 2017 the team took an international direction, still supported by Igor Makarov’s company ARETI International Group, clothing company Katusha Sports and German shampoo manufacturer Alpecin. In 2019, the team was taken over by Israel Cycling Academy, along with its UCI World Tour license.

What bikes are Alpecin-Fenix riding?

Team Alpecin-Fenix will race on road with the Canyon Aeroad, Ultimate and Speedmax. In mountain bike, the team can choose the Canyon Lux full-suspension race bike or the hardtail Canyon Exceed for cross-country events. The Canyon Inflite is the bike of choice for cyclocross and Canyon Grail for gravel racing.

Who sponsors Alpecin-Fenix?

For the 2020 season the team rebranded itself as Alpecin–Fenix with German shampoo brand Alpecin and Italian interior design materials company Fenix becoming major sponsors for the team….Alpecin–Fenix.

Team information
Team manager(s) Christoph Roodhooft Philip Roodhooft
Team name history

Is Alpecin-Fenix in the Tour de France?

Alpecin-Fenix emerged from the first phase of the Tour de France with two stage wins from two different riders, six days in yellow with Mathieu van der Poel, and the plunder of the race’s prize-pot. Not bad for one of the minnows of the Tour de France peloton.

Who are the members of the Alpecin team?

Alpecin–Fenix (UCI team code: AFC) is a UCI ProTeam cycling team that is based in Belgium and races predominantly the cyclo-cross season. The leaders of the team have in the past been cyclo-cross world champion Niels Albert, Philipp Walsleben and Radomír Šimůnek.

When does the new season start for Alpecin-Fenix?

The 2021 season for Alpecin–Fenix is the thirteenth season in the team’s existence, the third as a UCI ProTeam, and the second under the current name. As the best performing UCI ProTeam in the 2020 season, Alpecin–Fenix are guaranteed invitations to all events in the 2021 UCI World Tour.

What kind of bike does Katusha Alpecin use?

Katusha–Alpecin (Russian: Катюша, UCI team code: TKA) is a Swiss road bicycle racing team which competes at UCI WorldTeam level using Canyon bikes.