2014 Belkin Pro Cycling season

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2014 Belkin Pro Cycling season
Manager Richard Plugge
One-day victories 2
Stage race overall victories 2
Stage race stage victories 19
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The 2014 season for the Belkin Pro Cycling team began in January at the Tour Down Under. As a UCI ProTeam, they were automatically invited and obligated to send a squad to every event in the UCI World Tour.

2014 roster[edit]

As of 4 March 2014.[1]
Rider Date of birth
 Jack Bobridge (AUS) (1989-07-13)13 July 1989 (aged 24)
 Jetse Bol (NED) (1989-09-08)8 September 1989 (aged 24)
 Lars Boom (NED) (1985-12-30)30 December 1985 (aged 28)
 Theo Bos (NED) (1983-08-22)22 August 1983 (aged 30)
 Graeme Brown (AUS) (1979-04-09)9 April 1979 (aged 34)
 Stef Clement (NED) (1982-09-24)24 September 1982 (aged 31)
 Rick Flens (NED) (1983-04-11)11 April 1983 (aged 30)
 Juan Manuel Gárate[N 1] (ESP) (1976-04-24)24 April 1976 (aged 37)
 Robert Gesink (NED) (1986-05-31)31 May 1986 (aged 27)
 Marc Goos (NED) (1990-11-30)30 November 1990 (aged 23)
 Jonathan Hivert (FRA) (1985-03-23)23 March 1985 (aged 28)
 Moreno Hofland (NED) (1991-08-31)31 August 1991 (aged 22)
 Martijn Keizer[N 2] (NED) (1988-03-25)25 March 1988 (aged 25)
 Wilco Kelderman (NED) (1991-03-25)25 March 1991 (aged 22)
 Steven Kruijswijk (NED) (1987-06-07)7 June 1987 (aged 26)
Rider Date of birth
 Tom Leezer (NED) (1985-12-26)26 December 1985 (aged 28)
 Barry Markus (NED) (1991-07-17)17 July 1991 (aged 22)
 Paul Martens (GER) (1983-10-26)26 October 1983 (aged 30)
 Bauke Mollema (NED) (1986-11-26)26 November 1986 (aged 27)
 Lars Petter Nordhaug (NOR) (1984-05-14)14 May 1984 (aged 29)
 Bram Tankink (NED) (1978-12-03)3 December 1978 (aged 35)
 David Tanner (AUS) (1984-09-30)30 September 1984 (aged 29)
 Laurens ten Dam (NED) (1980-11-13)13 November 1980 (aged 33)
 Maarten Tjallingii (NED) (1977-11-05)5 November 1977 (aged 36)
 Nick van der Lijke (NED) (1991-09-23)23 September 1991 (aged 22)
 Jos van Emden (NED) (1987-06-27)27 June 1987 (aged 26)
 Dennis van Winden (NED) (1987-12-02)2 December 1987 (aged 26)
 Sep Vanmarcke (BEL) (1988-07-28)28 July 1988 (aged 25)
 Robert Wagner (GER) (1983-04-17)17 April 1983 (aged 30)
 Maarten Wynants (BEL) (1982-05-13)13 May 1982 (aged 31)
  1. ^ Gárate left the team on 25 February.[2]
  2. ^ Keizer joined the team on 25 February, after leaving VeranClassic-Doltcini.[3]

Season victories[edit]

Date Race Competition Rider Country Location
23 February Vuelta a Andalucía, Stage 4 UCI Europe Tour  Hofland, MorenoMoreno Hofland (NED)  Spain Fuengirola
28 February Tour de Langkawi, Stage 2 UCI Asia Tour  Bos, TheoTheo Bos (NED)  Malaysia Taiping
5 March Tour de Langkawi, Stage 7 UCI Asia Tour  Bos, TheoTheo Bos (NED)  Malaysia Pekan
6 March Tour de Langkawi, Stage 8 UCI Asia Tour  Bos, TheoTheo Bos (NED)  Malaysia Marang
7 March Tour de Langkawi, Stage 9 UCI Asia Tour  Bos, TheoTheo Bos (NED)  Malaysia Kuala Terengganu
10 March Paris–Nice, Stage 2 UCI World Tour  Hofland, MorenoMoreno Hofland (NED)  France Saint-Georges-sur-Baulche
29 March Volta a Catalunya, Stage 6 UCI World Tour  Clement, StefStef Clement (NED)  Spain Vilanova i la Geltrú
30 March Volta a Catalunya, Mountains classification UCI World Tour  Clement, StefStef Clement (NED)  Spain
5 April Volta Limburg Classic UCI Europe Tour  Hofland, MorenoMoreno Hofland (NED)  Netherlands Eijsden
23 May Tour of Norway, Stage 3 UCI Europe Tour  Vanmarcke, SepSep Vanmarcke (BEL)  Norway Budor
24 May Tour of Norway, Stage 4 UCI Europe Tour  Mollema, BaukeBauke Mollema (NED)  Norway Lillehammer
25 May World Ports Classic, Overall UCI Europe Tour  Bos, TheoTheo Bos (NED) [N 1]
25 May World Ports Classic, Points classification UCI Europe Tour  Bos, TheoTheo Bos (NED) [N 1]
1 June Tour of Belgium, Stage 5 UCI Europe Tour  Martens, PaulPaul Martens (GER)  Belgium Oreye
7 June Ronde van Zeeland Seaports UCI Europe Tour  Bos, TheoTheo Bos (NED)  Netherlands Goes
15 June Critérium du Dauphiné, Young rider classification UCI World Tour  Kelderman, WilcoWilco Kelderman (NED)  France
22 June Tour de Suisse, Teams classification UCI World Tour [N 2]   Switzerland
9 July Tour de France, Stage 5 UCI World Tour  Boom, LarsLars Boom (NED)  France Arenberg Porte du Hainaut
4 August Tour of Utah, Stage 1 UCI America Tour  Hofland, MorenoMoreno Hofland (NED)  United States Cedar City
5 August Tour de Pologne, Stage 3 UCI World Tour  Bos, TheoTheo Bos (NED)  Poland Rzeszów
6 August Tour of Utah, Stage 3 UCI America Tour  Hofland, MorenoMoreno Hofland (NED)  United States Miller Motorsports Park
14 August Arctic Race of Norway, Stage 1 UCI Europe Tour  Nordhaug, Lars PetterLars Petter Nordhaug (NOR)  Norway Nordkapp
17 August Arctic Race of Norway, Overall UCI Europe Tour  Kruijswijk, StevenSteven Kruijswijk (NED)  Norway
17 August Arctic Race of Norway, Teams classification UCI Europe Tour [N 3]  Norway
5 September Tour of Alberta, Stage 3 UCI America Tour  Vanmarcke, SepSep Vanmarcke (BEL)  Canada Edmonton
6 September Tour of Alberta, Stage 4 UCI America Tour  Bos, TheoTheo Bos (NED)  Canada Strathcona County
4 October Tour de l'Eurometropole, Stage 3 UCI Europe Tour  Bos, TheoTheo Bos (NED)  Belgium Middelkerke
20 October Tour of Hainan, Stage 1 UCI Asia Tour  Hofland, MorenoMoreno Hofland (NED)  China Chengmai

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Race held in Belgium and the Netherlands.
  2. ^ The riders on the squad were Bauke Mollema, Stef Clement, Marc Goos, Steven Kruijswijk, Tom Leezer, Laurens ten Dam, Sep Vanmarcke and Maarten Wynants
  3. ^ The riders on the squad were Lars Petter Nordhaug, Stef Clement, Jonathan Hivert, Steven Kruijswijk, David Tanner and Nick van der Lijke

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Belkin Pro-Cycling Team (BEL) – NED". UCI World Tour. Union Cycliste Internationale. Retrieved 4 March 2014. 
  2. ^ "Garate backed out of Belkin offer". Cyclingnews.com. Future plc. 18 February 2014. Retrieved 4 March 2014. 
  3. ^ "Belkin finds opportunity in Martijn Keizer". Belkin Pro Cycling. Rabo Wielerploegen. 25 February 2014. Retrieved 25 February 2014. 
  4. ^ Atkins, Ben (9 October 2013). "Jonathan Hivert to Belkin for 2014 on one-year contract". VeloNation. VeloNation LLC. Retrieved 17 February 2014. 
  5. ^ "Barry Markus ruilt Vacansoleil-DCM voor Belkin" [Barry Markus swapping Vacansoleil-DCM for Belkin]. De Morgen (in Dutch). De Persgroep Nederland. 17 August 2013. Retrieved 17 February 2014. 
  6. ^ "Renshaw to ride for Omega Pharma-Quick-Step in 2014". Cyclingnews.com. Future plc. 10 July 2013. Retrieved 17 February 2014. 
  7. ^ "Luis Léon Sánchez signs with Caja Rural". Cyclingnews.com. Future plc. 25 December 2013. Retrieved 17 February 2014. 
  8. ^ "Garmin signs Dutch rider and Tour Down Under champ Slagter". VeloNews. Competitor Group, Inc. 8 August 2013. Retrieved 17 February 2014.