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Team information
UCI codeHPU
RegisteredNorway
Founded2010 (2010)
DisciplineRoad
StatusUCI Women's Team
BicyclesFuji
Team name history
2009–2011
2012
2013–2017
2018–
Hitec Products UCK
Hitec Products-Mistral Home
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Hitec Products–Birk Sport
Hitec Products–Birk Sport jersey
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Hitec Products–Birk Sport (UCI Code: HPU) is a professional women's cycling team based in Norway that competes in elite road bicycle racing events.

It is sponsored by Hitec Products,[1] a Norwegian owned company with head office in Stavanger. The company develops and delivers control systems, electro-hydraulic systems and chemical injection systems to the international energy industry.

Team history[edit]

2013[edit]

Riders in[edit]

On 14 August 2013 it was announced that South African National time trial and road race champion Ashleigh Moolman would be joining the team from Lotto Belisol Ladies.[2]

2014[edit]

Riders in[edit]

On September 1 Cyclingnews.com reported that Kirsten Wild would leave Giant–Shimano and join the team for the 2015 season on a 2-year contract[3] and later in the same month Vita Heine Petersone joined the team for the following season.[4] On 27 October the team signed Tatiana Guderzo, with Thea Thorsen and Cecile Gotaas Johnsen signing contract extensions.[5]

Team roster[edit]

As of 7 July 2019.[6][7][8]
Rider Date of birth
 Thale Bjerk (NOR) (2000-08-19) 19 August 2000 (age 18)
 Pernille Feldmann (NOR) (2000-02-01) 1 February 2000 (age 19)
 Grace Garner (GBR) (1997-06-19) 19 June 1997 (age 22)
 Lucy Garner (GBR) (1994-09-20) 20 September 1994 (age 24)
 Ingvild Gåskjenn (NOR) (1998-07-01) 1 July 1998 (age 21)
 Vita Heine (NOR) (1984-11-21) 21 November 1984 (age 34)
Rider Date of birth
 Ingrid Lorvik (NOR) (1986-02-21) 21 February 1986 (age 33)
 Amalie Lutro (NOR) (2000-03-15) 15 March 2000 (age 19)
 Julie Meyer Solvang (NOR) (1989-09-03) 3 September 1989 (age 29)
 Chanella Stougje (NED) (1996-10-23) 23 October 1996 (age 22)
 Marta Tagliaferro (ITA) (1989-11-04) 4 November 1989 (age 29)
 Lonneke Uneken (NED) (2000-03-02) 2 March 2000 (age 19)

Major wins[edit]

2011
Omloop Het Nieuwsblad, Emma Johansson
Omloop van het Hageland, Emma Johansson
Cholet Pays de Loire Dames, Emma Johansson
Grand Prix de Dottignies, Emma Johansson
Stage 3b Iurreta-Emakumeen Bira, Emma Johansson
Giro del Trentino Alto Adige-Südtirol, Emma Johansson
Jersey yellow.svg Overall International Thüringen Rundfahrt der Frauen, Emma Johansson
Stage 2, Emma Johansson
Stage 5 Trophée d'Or Féminin, Emilie Moberg
Stage 6 Trophée d'Or Féminin, Emma Johansson
Stage (?) Tour Cycliste Féminin International de l'Ardèche, Emilie Moberg
2012
Jersey yellow.svg Overall Tour of Zhoushan Island, Emilie Moberg
Stage 1, Emilie Moberg
Jersey yellow.svg Overall Tour de Free State, Emma Johansson
Stage 3, Emma Johansson
Jersey white.svg Youth classification Giro d'Italia Femminile, Elisa Longo Borghini
Stage 9, Emma Johansson
Jersey black.svg Mountains classification Int'l Thüringen Rundfahrt der Frauen, Elisa Longo Borghini
Jersey light blue.svg Youth classification, Elisa Longo Borghini
Prologue & Stage 1 Tour Cycliste Féminin International de l'Ardèche, Cecilie Gotaas Johnsen
2013
Stage 1 Ladies Tour of Qatar, Chloe Hosking
Trofeo Alfredo Binda, Elisa Longo Borghini
Jersey green.svg Points classification, Tour of Chongming Island, Chloe Hosking
Jersey green.svg Points classification Tour of Zhoushan Island, Cecilie Gotaas Johnsen
Jersey red.svg Mountains classification, Cecilie Gotaas Johnsen
Stages 2 & 3, Cecilie Gotaas Johnsen
Jersey red.svg Mountains classification Emakumeen Euskal Bira, Elisa Longo Borghini
Stage 4, Elisa Longo Borghini
2014
EPZ Omloop van Borsele (Road Race), Chloe Hosking
Grand Prix de Plumelec-Morbihan Dames, Audrey Cordon
Jersey blue.svg Italian rider classification Giro d'Italia Femminile, Elisa Longo Borghini
Jersey yellow.svg Overall Tour de Bretagne Féminin, Elisa Longo Borghini
Jersey green.svg Points classification, Audrey Cordon
Jersey polkadot.svg Mountains classification, Elisa Longo Borghini
Teams classification
Prologue & Stage 3, Elisa Longo Borghini
Stage 4, Audrey Cordon
Jersey yellow.svg Overall Trophée d'Or Féminin, Elisa Longo Borghini
Jersey white dots on red.svg Mountains classification, Elisa Longo Borghini
Stage 4, Elisa Longo Borghini
Jersey light blue.svg Young riders classification Boels Rental Ladies Tour, Elisa Longo Borghini
Stage 3 Lotto Belisol Belgium Tour, Chloe Hosking
2015
Novilon Eurocup, Kirsten Wild
Stage 1 The Princess Maha Chackri Sirindhon's Cup, Lauren Kitchen
Stage 3 Energiewacht Tour, Kirsten Wild
EPZ Omloop van Borsele, Kirsten Wild
Ronde van Overijssel Women, Lauren Kitchen
Jersey yellow.svg Tour of Chongming Island, Kirsten Wild
Stages 1 & 2, Kirsten Wild
Jersey yellow.svg Overall Tour of Zhoushan Island, Lauren Kitchen
Stage 1, Tatiana Guderzo
Stage 2, Lauren Kitchen
Grand Prix Cycliste de Gatineau, Kirsten Wild
Salverda Omloop van de IJsseldelta, Kirsten Wild
Stages 2 & 4 Tour de Feminin - O cenu Českého Švýcarska, Emilie Moberg
Stage 4 Tour de Bretagne Féminin, Kirsten Wild
2016
Jersey green.svg Points classification Ladies Tour of Qatar, Kirsten Wild
Stage 1, Kirsten Wild
Stages 4a & 5 Energiewacht Tour, Kirsten Wild
Women's Tour de Yorkshire, Kirsten Wild
Jersey yellow.svg Overall NEA, Vita Heine
Stages 1 (ITT) & 2, Vita Heine
Stage 4 Amgen Tour of California, Kirsten Wild
Prudential Ride London Grand Prix, Kirsten Wild
KZN Summer Series Race 1, Vita Heine
KZN Summer Series Race 2, Vita Heine
2017
Jersey white.svg Youth classification The Princess Maha Chackri Sirindhon's Cup, Miriam Bjørnsrud
Stage 5 Healthy Ageing Tour, Emilie Moberg
Jersey yellow.svg Overall Tour of Zhoushan Island, Charlotte Becker
Jersey green.svg Points classification, Emilie Moberg
Teams classification
Stages 1 & 3, Emilie Moberg
Stage 2, Charlotte Becker
Flanders Diamond Tour, Nina Kessler
Norwegian rider classification Ladies Tour of Norway, Susanne Andersen
2018
Jersey yellow.svg Overall Tour of Chongming Island, Charlotte Becker
Stage 2, Charlotte Becker
Team classification Tour of Zhoushan Island
Stage 2, Charlotte Becker
Jaeren Sykkelfestival - Sandnes, Line Marie Gulliksen
Sandnes, Ingrid Moe
Erondegemse Pijl (Erpe-Mere), Nina Kessler
2019
Stage 3 Tour of Uppsala, Vita Heine
Stage 3 International Thüringen Rundfahrt der Frauen, Vita Heine
Salverda Omloop van de IJsseldelta, Marta Tagliaferro
Stage 1 Tour de Feminin-O cenu Českého Švýcarska, Marta Tagliaferro

National and continental champions[edit]

2010
MaillotNoruega.PNG Norway Road Race, Lise Hafsø Nøstvold
2011
MaillotSuecia.PNG Sweden Road Race, Emma Johansson
MaillotNoruega.PNG Norway Road Race, Frøydis Wærsted
2012
MaillotSuecia.PNG Sweden Time Trial, Emma Johansson
MaillotSuecia.PNG Sweden Road Race, Emma Johansson
MaillotNoruega.PNG Norway Time Trial, Lise Nøstvold
MaillotNoruega.PNG Norway Criterium, Emilie Møberg
2013
MaillotSuecia.PNG Sweden Road Race, Emilia Fahlin
MaillotNoruega.PNG Norway Road Race, Cecilie Gotaas Johnsen
2014
MaillotSudáfrica.PNG South Africa Time Trial, Ashleigh Moolman
MaillotSudáfrica.PNG South Africa Road Race, Ashleigh Moolman
MaillotItalia.svg Italy Time Trial, Elisa Longo Borghini
MaillotDinamarca.svg Denmark Time Trial, Julie Leth
MaillotSuecia.PNG Sweden Criterium, Sara Olsson
2015
OceaniaChampionJersey.png Oceania Road Race, Lauren Kitchen
MaillotNoruega.PNG Norway Time Trial, Cecilie Gotaas Johnsen
MaillotNoruega.PNG Norway Road Race, Miriam Bjørnsrud
MaillotHolanda.PNG Netherlands Track (Madison), Kirsten Wild
MaillotHolanda.PNG Netherlands Track (Individual pursuit), Kirsten Wild
2016
MaillotItalia.svg Italy Track (Scratch race), Simona Frapporti
MaillotNoruega.PNG Norway Junior Road Race, Susanne Andersen
MaillotNoruega.PNG Norway Time Trial, Vita Heine
MaillotNoruega.PNG Norway Junior Time Trial, Susanne Andersen
MaillotAlemania.PNG German Track (Points race), Charlotte Becker
EuropeanChampionJersey(2016).png European Track (Elimination race), Kirsten Wild
EuropeanChampionJersey(2016).png European Track (Team pursuit), Tatiana Guderzo
EuropeanChampionJersey(2016).png European Track (Team pursuit), Simona Frapporti
EuropeanChampionJersey(2016).png European Track (Points race), Kirsten Wild
MaillotHolanda.PNG Netherlands Track (Madison), Kirsten Wild
MaillotHolanda.PNG Netherlands Track (Individual pursuit), Kirsten Wild
MaillotHolanda.PNG Netherlands Track (Scratch race), Kirsten Wild
MaillotHolanda.PNG Netherlands Track (Points race), Kirsten Wild
MaillotItalia.svg Italy Track (Individual pursuit), Simona Frapporti
2017
MaillotNoruega.PNG Norway Time Trial, Vita Heine
MaillotNoruega.PNG Norway Road Race, Vita Heine
MaillotAlemania.PNG German Track (Omnium), Charlotte Becker
MaillotHolanda.PNG Netherlands Track (Madison), Nina Kessler
2018
MaillotNoruega.PNG Norway Time Trial, Line Marie Gulliksen
MaillotNoruega.PNG Norway Criterium, Susanne Andersen
MaillotNoruega.PNG Norway Road Race, Vita Heine
MaillotAlemania.PNG German Track (Scratch race), Charlotte Becker
MaillotAlemania.PNG German Track (Points race), Charlotte Becker
MaillotAlemania.PNG German Track (Team pursuit), Charlotte Becker
MaillotNoruega.PNG Norway Cyclo-cross, Ingrid Moe
2019
MaillotNoruega.PNG Norway Criterium, Ingvild Gaaskjenn
MaillotNoruega.PNG Norway Time Trial, Vita Heine
MaillotNoruega.PNG Norway Road Race, Ingrid Lorvik

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hitec Products". Hitec Products.
  2. ^ Cycling News. "Moolman to join Hitec Products UCK in 2014". Cyclingnews.com.
  3. ^ Kirsten Frattini. "Kirsten Wild signs for two years with Hitec Products". Cyclingnews.com.
  4. ^ "Cycling Transfers 2016 - - Team Information - By: CyclingFever.com". cyclingfever.com.
  5. ^ Cycling News. "News shorts: Wiggins to attempt hour record next summer". Cyclingnews.com.
  6. ^ "Hitec Products-Birk Sport". Directvelo (in French). Association Le Peloton. Retrieved 17 February 2019.
  7. ^ "Riders face tougher finale at 2019 Tour of Flanders - Women's News Shorts". Cyclingnews.com. Immediate Media Company. 13 December 2018. Retrieved 17 February 2019. British rider Grace Garner is the latest addition to Team Hitec Products-Birk Sport's 2019 roster, joining older sister Lucy Garner, who was announced as having joined the Norwegian team in August.
  8. ^ "Thale Kielland Bjerk joins Team Hitec Products – Birk Sport". Hitec Products–Birk Sport. Team Hitec Products. 5 April 2019. Retrieved 7 July 2019.

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