Riwal Cycling Team

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Riwal Cycling Team
Team information
UCI code VPC
Based  Denmark
Founded 2009 (2009)
Discipline Road
Status Continental
Bicycles Trek
Key personnel
General manager Mogens Kristensen
Team name history
Team Concordia-Vesthimmerland Pro Cycling
Team Concordia Forsikring-Himmerland
Concordia Forsikring-Riwal
Riwal Cycling Team

Riwal Cycling Team is a Danish professional cycling team based in Himmerland that competes on the UCI Continental Circuits.[1]

Concordia Forsikring-Riwal participates in races in many countries around Europe. Most popular achievement in DK has been Post Denmark, Olympia tours in Netherland and Tour of Slovakia.

In Post Denmark the team won the hill jersey (Martin Mortensen). In Olympia tours the team gained a rang of top 10 (Kasper Klostegaard), and in tour of Slovakia the team won a stage (by Martin Mortensen) and the team competition.;

The team has 13 full-time riders. Most of the team riders are Danish but also includes Swedish members. The team has one sports manager and several freelancers.

About 70 businesspartners support Riwal Cycling Team by small and large sponsorships.

The end of season 2013 Nikola Aistrup conquered the points in the first days of the Tour of Denmark and later he took second place in the final Post Cup department: The rider, who for years has been one of the backbones at Concordia Forsikring Riwal has recently signed with the new team, which from 2014 will run under Riwal name.

Major results[edit]

1st Stage 8 Vuelta Mexico, Philip Nielsen
1st Scandinavian Race, Philip Nielsen
1st Stage 2b Le Triptyque des Monts et Châteaux, Rasmus Guldhammer
1st  Denmark Time Trial Championships, Rasmus Quaade
1st Stage 1 Tour d'Algérie, Lars Andersson
1st Stage 2 Tour de Normandie, Martin Mortensen
1st Stage 4 Tour de Slovaquie, Martin Mortensen
1st Scandinavian Race,[2] Jonas Aaen Jørgensen

Team roster[edit]

Riwal Christopher Stevenson

As of 29 January 2013.[3]

Rider Date of birth
 Nikola Aistrup (DEN) (1987-08-22) 22 August 1987 (age 27)
 Lars Andersson (SWE) (1988-02-18) 18 February 1988 (age 26)
 Mats Andersson (SWE) (1990-01-10) 10 January 1990 (age 24)
 Michael Berling (DEN) (1982-04-24) 24 April 1982 (age 32)
 Martin Grøn (DEN) (1993-10-11) 11 October 1993 (age 21)
 Mathias Jacobsen (DEN) (1990-02-05) 5 February 1990 (age 24)
 Kasper Klostergaard (DEN) (1983-05-22) 22 May 1983 (age 31)
Rider Date of birth
 Martin Lind (DEN) (1990-07-09) 9 July 1990 (age 24)
 Peter Mathiesen (DEN) (1994-07-18) 18 July 1994 (age 20)
 Martin Mortensen (DEN) (1984-11-05) 5 November 1984 (age 30)
 Mikkel Mortensen (DEN) (1988-08-08) 8 August 1988 (age 26)
 Lucas Persson (SWE) (1984-03-16) 16 March 1984 (age 30)
 Christopher Stevenson (SWE) (1982-04-25) 25 April 1982 (age 32)
 Michael Stevenson (SWE) (1984-07-10) 10 July 1984 (age 30)

Life Change Project[edit]

Life Change 2013 is an offer for business leaders who want to challenge themselves.

Denmark - Paris
Tour of Tuscany
Challenge the Alpes (La Marmotte)

Participant in Life Change, become part of an attractive network, guided by bike experts with the Tour de France and the Danish Championships on the CV. Bicycle.


  1. ^ "Team Concordia Forsikring-Himmerland Website". Team Concordia Forsikring-Himmerland. Retrieved 15 July 2011. 
  2. ^ Upsala Cykelklubb - Skandis Bike Weekend "106th Scandinavian Race in Uppsala 1909-2014", 10 May 2014. Retrieved on 11 May 2014.
  3. ^ "Concordia Forsikring-Riwal (VPC) – DEN". UCI Continental Circuits. Union Cycliste Internationale. Retrieved 29 January 2013. 

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