Bigla Pro Cycling

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Bigla Pro Cycling
Bigla Cycling Team logo.jpg
Team information
UCI codeTBG (2005)
BCT (2006–2009, 2012–2015)
CBT (2016–2018)
BIG (2019–)
RegisteredGermany
Founded2005 (2005)
DisciplineRoad
StatusUCI Women's Team
BicyclesBMC (2005–2009, 2012–2014)
Cervélo (2015–2018)
Chapter 2 (2019–)
WebsiteTeam home page
Key personnel
General managerErnst Meier, Mario Vonhof
Team manager(s)Emil R. Zimmermann
Team name history
2005
2006–2015
2016–2018
2019–
Team Bigla
Bigla Cycling Team
Cervélo–Bigla Pro Cycling
Bigla Pro Cycling

Bigla Pro Cycling (UCI team code: BIG) is a professional cycling team based in Switzerland, which competes in elite road bicycle racing events such as the UCI Women's World Tour.[1]

Team history[edit]

The team at the 2015 Le Samyn des Dames

2015[edit]

Riders in[edit]

For the 2015 season the team announced the signing of Annemiek van Vleuten,[2] Ashleigh Moolman[3] Shelley Olds, Doris Schweizer, Iris Slappendel and Sharon Laws. The team also extended the contracts of Vera Koedooder and Lotta Lepistö. On October 30 the Cyclingnews.com announced the signing of Joëlle Numainville.[4] On November 20 the team signed Clara Koppenburg and Caroline Baur as well as extending the contracts of Nicole Hanselmann and Emilie Aubry.

Riders out[edit]

On December 1 Jacqueline Hahn and Désirée Ehrler left the team to join Feminine Cycling Team.

2016[edit]

In September 2015 it was announced that Cervélo, who supplied bicycle frames for the team in 2015, would become a title sponsor for the 2016 season, with the team becoming Cervélo–Bigla Pro Cycling.[5]

In September 2016, the team announced that British rider Ciara Horne would be joining with immediate effect, and would compete with the team in the team time trial at the World Championships.[6]

Team roster[edit]

As of 3 February 2019.[7]
Rider Date of birth
 Martina Alzini (ITA) (1997-02-10) 10 February 1997 (age 22)
 Lizzy Banks (GBR) (1990-11-07) 7 November 1990 (age 28)
 Elise Chabbey (SUI) (1993-04-24) 24 April 1993 (age 26)
 Nicole Hanselmann (SUI) (1991-05-06) 6 May 1991 (age 28)
 Mikayla Harvey (NZL) (1998-09-07) 7 September 1998 (age 20)
 Julie Leth (DNK) (1992-07-13) 13 July 1992 (age 27)
Rider Date of birth
 Emma Cecilie Norsgaard (DNK) (1999-07-26) 26 July 1999 (age 19)
 Nikola Nosková (CZE) (1997-07-01) 1 July 1997 (age 22)
 Maria Vittoria Sperotto (ITA) (1996-11-20) 20 November 1996 (age 22)
 Leah Thomas (USA) (1989-05-30) 30 May 1989 (age 30)
 Cecilie Uttrup Ludwig (DNK) (1995-08-23) 23 August 1995 (age 23)
 Sophie Wright (GBR) (1999-03-15) 15 March 1999 (age 20)

Major wins[edit]

National and continental champions[edit]

2005
MaillotKaz.PNG Kazakhstan Time Trial, Zoulfia Zabirov
MaillotKaz.PNG Kazakhstan Road Race, Zoulfia Zabirova
2006
MaillotKaz.PNG Kazakhstan Time Trial, Zoulfia Zabirov
2007
MaillotKaz.PNG Kazakhstan Time Trial, Zoulfia Zabirov
MaillotKaz.PNG Kazakhstan Road Race, Zoulfia Zabirova
2008
MaillotSuiza.PNG Switzerland Track (Omnium), Andrea Wolfer
MaillotKaz.PNG Kazakhstan Time Trial, Zoulfia Zabirov
MaillotKaz.PNG Kazakhstan Road Race, Zoulfia Zabirova
MaillotSuiza.PNG Switzerland Road Race, Jennifer Hohl
2009
MaillotItalia.svg Italy Time Trial, Noemi Cantele
MaillotSuiza.PNG Switzerland Time Trial, Karin Thürig
MaillotSuiza.PNG Switzerland Road Race, Jennifer Hohl
2012
MaillotSuiza.PNG Switzerland Time Trial (Juniors), Caroline Baur
2013
MaillotAustria.PNG Austria Road Race, Andrea Graus
2014
MaillotAustria.PNG Austria Road Race, Jacqueline Hahn
MaillotFin.PNG Finland Road Race, Lotta Lepistö
2015
MaillotSudáfrica.PNG South Africa Time Trial, Ashleigh Moolman
MaillotSudáfrica.PNG South Africa Road Race, Ashleigh Moolman
African Continental Champion Jersey.png African Time Trial, Ashleigh Moolman
African Continental Champion Jersey.png African Road Race, Ashleigh Moolman
MaillotFin.PNG Finland Time Trial, Lotta Lepistö
MaillotSuiza.PNG Switzerland Time Trial, Doris Schweizer
MaillotCan.PNG Canada Road Race, Joelle Numainville
MaillotFin.PNG Finland Road Race, Lotta Lepistö
MaillotHolanda.PNG Netherlands Track (Points race), Vera Koedooder
2016
MaillotUSA.PNG USA Time Trial, Carmen Small
MaillotFin.PNG Finland Time Trial, Lotta Lepistö
MaillotFin.PNG Finland Road Race, Lotta Lepistö
MaillotAlemania.PNG Germany Track (Individual Pursuit), Lisa Klein
2017
MaillotSudáfrica.PNG South Africa Time Trial, Ashleigh Moolman
MaillotFin.PNG Finland Time Trial, Lotta Lepistö
MaillotFin.PNG Finland Road Race, Lotta Lepistö
MaillotDinamarca.svg Denmark Time Trial, Cecilie Uttrup Ludwig
MaillotAlemania.PNG Germany Road Race, Lisa Klein
MaillotSuiza.PNG Switzerland Road Race, Nicole Hanselmann
MaillotPolonia.PNG Poland Track (Scratch race), Daria Pikulik
2018
MaillotBélgica.PNG Belgium Time Trial, Ann-Sophie Duyck
MaillotFin.PNG Finland Time Trial, Lotta Lepistö
MaillotSuiza.PNG Switzerland Time Trial, Nicole Hanselmann
MaillotDinamarca.svg Denmark Time Trial, Cecilie Uttrup Ludwig
MaillotFin.PNG Finland Road Race, Lotta Lepistö

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cycling. "Bigla Cycling Team 2014". cyclingarchives.com.
  2. ^ Cycling News. "Van Vleuten leaves Vos for Bigla Cycling Team". Cyclingnews.com.
  3. ^ Cycling News. "Ashleigh Moolman joins Bigla on two-year deal". Cyclingnews.com.
  4. ^ Cycling News. "News shorts: Santambrogio to return with Amore & Vita". Cyclingnews.com.
  5. ^ "Cervélo becomes title sponsor for Bigla Pro Cycling Team". cyclingnews.com. 27 September 2015. Retrieved 27 September 2015.
  6. ^ "Ciara Horne brings time trial boost to CBPCT". BPCT.com. 8 September 2016. Retrieved 9 September 2016.
  7. ^ "Bigla Pro Cycling Team". Cyclingnews.com. Immediate Media Company. Archived from the original on 3 February 2019. Retrieved 3 February 2019.

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