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Re: Team Sponsorship 19/20
« Reply #60 on: November 12, 2019, 22:41 »
Nothing in their Twitter feed, which has been inactive for months now.
They probably focused their energies on the team's last races.
If they knew they were winding down, the motivation to keep Social Media on full blast will have been small.

Doing it anyway might have helped in securing a new sponsor - but knowing the US cycling scene (and cycling in general, if we're honest), it might also just have been a lot of effort for nothing.

Shame to see another team closing shop. :(
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    Re: Team Sponsorship 19/20
    « Reply #61 on: November 13, 2019, 01:02 »
    Shame to see another team closing shop. :(

    I suspect that this would've been their fate a year ago had Floyd not stepped in. It seems that his contributions were just enough to keep them above water for one more year.

    I wonder how aggressively they were seeking sponsorship for 2020. They seemed to do all that they could, with some good placings and visibility, but they must of known from the outset that Floyd wouldn't be able to sustain the team on his own.
     
    Plus, have they no respect for your team smileys?!?!   :yuush

    #floyd #floyd #floyd #floyd #floyd #floyd #floyd #floyd #floyd #floyd #floyd #floyd #floyd #floyd #floyd #floyd

    I'm also forced to wonder what will become of their team kits and, more importantly, those team bikes.   :snooty

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    Re: Team Sponsorship 19/20
    « Reply #62 on: November 13, 2019, 12:08 »
    I suspect that this would've been their fate a year ago had Floyd not stepped in. It seems that his contributions were just enough to keep them above water for one more year.
    Oh, I agree. The team would have closed last year already if it hadn't been for Floyd.
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    Re: Team Sponsorship 19/20
    « Reply #63 on: November 14, 2019, 22:59 »
    #aevolo

    I shouldn't have been worried about their future after all.

    there should be a new US continental team as well next season. Haven't heard much, but could be some of the old Jamis crew
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    Re: Team Sponsorship 19/20
    « Reply #64 on: November 15, 2019, 00:32 »
    Heard same rumor - Tom or Sebastian begins it maybe? Probably good with a team or two folding. Wonder what gear the new team is on.
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    Re: Team Sponsorship 19/20
    « Reply #65 on: November 15, 2019, 07:58 »
    yeah, I heard that Sebas was looking for races for "his new team", but as it just turned out, he will be with #aevolo Aevolo as a DS next year.

    So either (his) plans changed, or it was just a misinterpretation because of the wording.
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    Re: Team Sponsorship 19/20
    « Reply #66 on: November 22, 2019, 05:42 »
    Vini Fantini on the ICA kits?

    Yes.

    https://www.ilmessaggero.it/sport/altrisport/la_farnese_vini_riporta_italia_world_tour_firmato_contratto_sciotti_la_israel_cycling_academy-4877719.html

    With Sbaragli surprisingly leaving and Minali surely heading for the exit, that will leave Cimolai as the sole Italian. Could Stinky be a late transfer in to bolster the numbers?
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    Re: Team Sponsorship 19/20
    « Reply #67 on: November 22, 2019, 07:41 »
    Could Stinky be a late transfer in to bolster the numbers?
    Who is Stinky?!
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    Re: Team Sponsorship 19/20
    « Reply #68 on: November 22, 2019, 07:57 »
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    Re: Team Sponsorship 19/20
    « Reply #69 on: November 22, 2019, 12:00 »
    Dottore Domenico
    Ah.
    But why Stinky? :S

    The Epowers dream is over btw

    https://www.tuttobiciweb.it/article/2019/11/21/1574369882/ungheria-epowers-factory-team
    No surprise there.
    Just sad for all the riders who put their faith in these guys. :(
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    Re: Team Sponsorship 19/20
    « Reply #71 on: November 28, 2019, 08:03 »
    some changes of bike suppliers, confirmed in today's Het Nieuwusblad:

    #astana Astana: from Argon 18 to Wilier
    #academy Israel Cycling Academy: from de Rosa to Factor
    #cofidis Cofidis: from Kuota to de Rosa
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    Re: Team Sponsorship 19/20
    « Reply #72 on: November 28, 2019, 11:42 »
    some changes of bike suppliers, confirmed in today's Het Nieuwusblad:

    #astana Astana: from Argon 18 to Wilier
    #academy Israel Cycling Academy: from de Rosa to Factor
    #cofidis Cofidis: from Kuota to de Rosa
    Astana with an Italian bike ... expect some Italian signings (of bigger calibre than Boaro and Martinelli) for 2021.
    ICA has been rumoured for a while, now confirmed.
    Cofidis - their new WT status and guaranteed Giro invite will have played a role, I believe. Maybe even a special kit for the Giro?

    Do Kuota and Argon 18 have any pro teams for 2020?
    And which bikes will #total use now? Still Wilier?
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    Re: Team Sponsorship 19/20
    « Reply #73 on: November 28, 2019, 12:12 »
    Argon 18 need to change their name to Aragon to keep Carlton happy.
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    Re: Team Sponsorship 19/20
    « Reply #74 on: December 10, 2019, 18:39 »
    Over in Italy, #neri Neri steps down as the name sponsor of Scinto's team, and Farnese up again. The team will be called Vini Zabù KTM in 2020.

    http://www.neriselleitaliaktm.com/en/vini-zabu-ktm-a-new-era-begins/
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    Re: Team Sponsorship 19/20
    « Reply #75 on: December 10, 2019, 22:44 »
    Over in Italy, #neri Neri steps down as the name sponsor of Scinto's team, and Farnese up again. The team will be called Vini Zabù KTM in 2020.

    http://www.neriselleitaliaktm.com/en/vini-zabu-ktm-a-new-era-begins/

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    The UCI has made public the list of the 19 WorldTeam teams and the UCI Proteams of 2020. In the highest category the occupation of the Katusha Alpecin square by the Israel Academy has been accepted, but the documentation sent by the Mitchelton Scott

    As for the UCI Proteams, the three Spanish teams appear on the list: Caja Rural - Seguros RGA, Fundacion - Orbea and Burgos-BH and the documents submitted by BINGOL - WB (tbc - BEL) are still being evaluated.

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    With regard to the attribution of UCI WorldTour licenses for the period 2020-2022, and after a complete review of the documentation received based on all attribution criteria (ethical, financial, administrative, organizational and sports area), and compliance with the UCI Regulation (art. 2.15.011), the UCI Licensing Commission has decided to grant UCI WorldTour licenses, subject to compliance with the provisions for annual registration during the period, to the following teams [name of the team (UCI code - Nationality)]:

    AG2R LA MONDIALE (ALM - FRA)
    ASTANA PRO TEAM (AST - KAZ)
    BAHRAIN - MCLAREN (TBM - BRN)
    BORA - HANSGROHE (BOH - GER)
    CCC TEAM (CCC - POL)
    COFIDIS (COF - FRA) - new UCI WorldTeam
    DECEUNINCK - QUICK - STEP (DQT - BEL)
    EF EDUCATION FIRST (EF1 - USA)
    GROUPAMA - FDJ (GFC - FRA)
    ISRAEL CYCLING ACADEMY (ICA - ISR)
    LOTTO SOUDAL (LTS - BEL)
    MOVISTAR TEAM (MOV - ESP)
    NTT PRO CYCLING TEAM (NTT - RSA)
    TEAM INEOS (INS - GBR)
    TEAM JUMBO - VISMA (TJV - NED)
    TEAM SUNWEB (SUN - GER)
    TREK - SEGAFREDO (TFS - USA)
    UAE TEAM EMIRATES (UAD - UAE).

    The documentation of the UCI WorldTeam MITCHELTON - SCOTT (MTS - AUS) team is still being evaluated by the UCI Licensing Commission, and a decision will be issued as soon as possible.

    ICU ProTeams

    In accordance with the UCI Regulations and after a complete review of the documentation received based on all the attribution criteria (ethical, financial, administrative), the UCI has decided (art. 2.16.016 and 2.15.026a) to register the following UCI ProTeams, who had submitted the complete documentation before November 1 for the 2020 season [team name (UCI code - Nationality)]:

    ANDRONI GIOCATTOLI - SIDERMEC (ANS - ITA)
    BARDIANI CSF FAIZANE '(BCF - ITA)
    RURAL BOX - RGA INSURANCE (CJR - ESP)
    CIRCUS - WANTY GOBERT (CWG - BEL)
    FOUNDATION - ORBEA (FOR - ESP) - new UCI ProTeam
    GAZPROM - RUSVELO (GAZ - RUS)
    RALLY CYCLING (RLY - USA)
    RIWAL READYNEZ CYCLING TEAM (RIW - DEN)
    SPORT VLAANDEREN - BALOISE (SVB - BEL)
    TEAM ARKEA - SAMSIC (ARK - FRA)
    TEAM NOVO NORDISK (TNN - USA)
    TOT DIRECT ENERGIE (TDE - FRA)
    ONE - X NORWEGIAN DEVELOPMENT TEAM (UXT - NOR) - new UCI ProTeam.

    In addition, after the transfer by the UCI to the UCI Licensing Commission of the archives of the UCI ProTeams that were incomplete on November 1 (art. 2.16.016), the UCI Licensing Commission decided to register the following UCI ProTeams [team name (UCI code - Nationality)]:

    B&B HOTELS - VITAL CONCEPT (VCB - FRA)
    BURGOS - BH (BBH - ESP)
    CORONDON (COC - BEL)
    NIPPO DELKO PROVENCE (NDP - FRA)
    WINE ZABU 'KTM (tbc - ITA)

    The documentation of the UCI ProTeam BINGOL - WB (tbc - BEL) is still being evaluated by the UCI Licensing Commission, and a decision will be issued as soon as possible.

    In accordance with article 2.1.007bis and for the first time from next season, the UCI ProTeam TOTAL DIRECT ENERGIE, the first UCI ProTeam of the UCI World Ranking by teams from the last day of the 2019 season, must be invited to All UCI WorldTour events. In addition, the UCI ProTeam CIRCUS - WANTY GOBERT, in second place in this ranking, must be invited to all UCI Classics Series events. At the end of the 2020 season, the mandatory invitations will be distributed again according to the UCI World Ranking by teams from the last day of the 2020 season.
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    Re: Team Sponsorship 19/20
    « Reply #76 on: December 11, 2019, 00:00 »
    Please tell me that this has been through an online translator, and that Caja Rural have not really been renamed Rural Box.
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    Re: Team Sponsorship 19/20
    « Reply #77 on: December 11, 2019, 07:55 »
    Please tell me that this has been through an online translator, and that Caja Rural have not really been renamed Rural Box.

    yeah, this seems to be the case

    https://www.uci.org/inside-uci/press-releases/granting-ofuciwomen%E2%80%99s-worldtour-licences-and-uci-worldtour-licences-and-registration-of-uci-women%E2%80%99s-worldteams-uci-worldteams-and-uci-proteams-for-the-2020-season

    I hadn't read about #wallonie Wallonie getting (the sports betting site) Bingoal on board as a sponsor by the way. I'd need to check the detailed rules again, but they could be in trouble for that

    edit: the rules are fairly clear:

    Sponsorship by betting companies is forbidden, except where:
    - The betting operator abstains from organising bets in relation to [...] events in which the team concerned takes part
    - The betting operator is affiliated to the competent national monitoring authority for sports bets [...]


    the 2nd point is no problem (they are licensed in Belgium), but the 1st one probably is. Usually they would be offering bets for lots of races in Belgium (and Wallonie takes part in more or less all of those).
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    Re: Team Sponsorship 19/20
    « Reply #78 on: December 12, 2019, 10:04 »
    With their extension of the roster to 17 riders for 2020, #vorarlberg Team Vorarlberg – Santic will try to attract a sponsor to potentially turn ProContinental again in the coming years.

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