List of 2018 UCI Professional Continental and Continental teams

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The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI), the governing body of cycling, categorises teams into three divisions. The top 18 teams are the UCI WorldTeams and compete in the UCI World Tour. The second and third divisions respectively are the Professional Continental teams and the Continental teams.

The teams compete in the UCI Continental Circuits, which are divided into five continental zones: Africa, America, Asia, Europe and Oceania. They also win points in the UCI World Ranking. Professional Continental teams are also invited to participate in events in the UCI World Tour, although they are not eligible to win points in the World Tour rankings.

List of 2018 UCI Professional Continental teams[edit]

According to the UCI Rulebook,[1]

"a professional continental team is an organisation created to take part in road events open to professional continental teams. It is known by a unique name and registered with the UCI in accordance with the provisions below.

  • The professional continental team comprises all the riders registered with the UCI as members of the team, the paying agent, the sponsors and all other persons contracted by the paying agent and/or the sponsors to provide for the continuing operation of the team (manager, team manager, coach, paramedical assistant, mechanic, etc.).
  • Each professional continental team must employ at least 14 riders, 2 team managers and 3 other staff (paramedical assistants, mechanics, etc.) on a full time basis for the whole registration year."
Code Official Team Name[2] Country Continent
MZN Team Manzana Postobón  Colombia America
HBA Hagens Berman Axeon  United States America
HCR Holowesko Citadel p/b Arapahoe Resources  United States America
RLY Rally Cycling  United States America
TNN Team Novo Nordisk  United States America
UHC UnitedHealthcare  United States America
ANS Androni Giocattoli–Sidermec  Italy Europe
ABS Aqua Blue Sport  Ireland Europe
BRD Bardiani–CSF  Italy Europe
BBH Burgos BH  Spain Europe
CJR Caja Rural–Seguros RGA  Spain Europe
EUS Euskadi–Murias  Spain Europe
CCC CCC–Sprandi–Polkowice  Poland Europe
COF Cofidis  France Europe
DMP Delko–Marseille Provence KTM  France Europe
DEN Direct Énergie  France Europe
TFO Fortuneo–Samsic  France Europe
VCC Vital Concept  France Europe
GAZ Gazprom–RusVelo  Russia Europe
ICA Israel Cycling Academy  Israel Europe
NIP Nippo–Vini Fantini  Italy Europe
RNL Roompot–Nederlandse Loterij  Netherlands Europe
SVB Sport Vlaanderen–Baloise  Belgium Europe
VWC Vérandas Willems–Crelan  Belgium Europe
WGG Wanty–Groupe Gobert  Belgium Europe
WVA WB Aqua Protect Veranclassic  Belgium Europe
WIL Wilier Triestina–Selle Italia  Italy Europe

List of 2018 UCI Continental teams[edit]

Code Official Team Name[2] Country Continent
AMO Amore & Vita–Prodir  Albania Europe
GSP Groupement Sportif des Pétroliers d'Algérie  Algeria Africa
SNE Sovac–Natura4Ever  Algeria Africa
ACM Asociación Civil Mardan  Argentina America
AVF A.C. Agrupación Virgen de Fátima  Argentina America
EMP Municipalidad de Pocito  Argentina America
MDR Municipalidad de Rawson  Argentina America
SEP Sindicato de Empleados Publicos de San Juan  Argentina America
ACA ACA–Ride Sunshine Coast  Australia Oceania
BSC Bennelong SwissWellness Cycling Team  Australia Oceania
BCT Brisbane Continental Cycling Team  Australia Oceania
DEC Drapac–EF p/b Cannondale Holistic Development Team  Australia Oceania
MBL Mobius–BridgeLane  Australia Oceania
OLI Oliver's Real Food Racing  Australia Oceania
STG St George Continental Cycling Team  Australia Oceania
TMD Team McDonalds Down Under  Australia Oceania
HAC Hrinkow Advarics Cycleang  Austria Europe
MBS My Bike–Stevens  Austria Europe
RSW Felbermayr–Simplon Wels  Austria Europe
VOL Team Vorarlberg–Santic  Austria Europe
TIR Tirol Cycling Team  Austria Europe
WSA WSA–Pushbikers  Austria Europe
BCP Synergy Baku  Azerbaijan Europe
AAS AGO–Aqua Service  Belgium Europe
CIB Cibel–Cebon  Belgium Europe
COC Corendon–Circus  Belgium Europe
ERA ERA  Belgium Europe
MAB Marlux–Bingoal  Belgium Europe
PSV Pauwels Sauzen–Vastgoedservice  Belgium Europe
PCW T.Palm–Pôle Continental Wallon  Belgium Europe
TIS Tarteletto–Isorex  Belgium Europe
TFL Telenet–Fidea Lions  Belgium Europe
MCC Minsk Cycling Club  Belarus Europe
STF Start Team Gusto  Bolivia America
VIB VIB Sports  Bahrain Asia
TRE Trevigiani Phonix–Hemus 1896  Bulgaria Europe
HRB H&R Block Pro Cycling  Canada America
PCD Probaclac/Devinci  Canada America
SPC Silber Pro Cycling Team  Canada America
XDS Beijing XDS–Innova Cycling Team  China Asia
GCB China Continental Team of Gansu Bank  China Asia
MSS Giant Cycling Team  China Asia
JLC Hainan Jilun Cycling Team  China Asia
HEN Hengxiang Cycling Team  China Asia
MBE Mitchelton–BikeExchange  China Asia
NLC Ningxia Sports Lottery–Livall Cycling Team  China Asia
TYD Qinghai Tianyoude Cycling Team  China Asia
YUN Yunnan Lvshan Landscape  China Asia
BSM Bicicletas Strongman–Colombia Coldeportes  Colombia America
CZS Coldeportes–Zenú–Sello Rojo  Colombia America
EPM EPM  Colombia America
EOP Orgullo Paisa  Colombia America
GWS GW–Shimano  Colombia America
MED Medellín  Colombia America
MKT Meridiana–Kamen  Croatia Europe
ACS AC Sparta Praha  Czech Republic Europe
ELA Elkov–Author  Czech Republic Europe
PAR Pardus–Tufo Prostějov  Czech Republic Europe
TDP Team Dukla Praha  Czech Republic Europe
ABB BHS–Almeborg Bornholm  Denmark Europe
RIW Riwal CeramicSpeed  Denmark Europe
TCQ Team ColoQuick  Denmark Europe
TVC Team Virtu Cycling  Denmark Europe
DCT Inteja Dominican Cycling Team  Dominican Republic America
MTE Team Ecuador  Ecuador America
PLK Polartec–Kometa  Spain Europe
EUK Fundación Euskadi  Spain Europe
MPC Memil CCN Pro Cycling  Finland Europe
RLM Roubaix–Lille Métropole  France Europe
AUB St. Michel–Auber93  France Europe
BCC Canyon Eisberg  United Kingdom Europe
JLT JLT–Condor  United Kingdom Europe
MGT Madison Genesis  United Kingdom Europe
ONE ONE Pro Cycling  United Kingdom Europe
WGN WIGGINS  United Kingdom Europe
VIT Vitus Pro Cycling  United Kingdom Europe
BAI Bike Aid  Germany Europe
DSU Development Team Sunweb  Germany Europe
HRN Heizomat–rad-net.de  Germany Europe
LKT LKT Team Brandenburg  Germany Europe
TDA Dauner D&DQ–Akkon  Germany Europe
LKH Lotto–Kern Haus  Germany Europe
SVL Team Sauerland NRW p/b SKS Germany  Germany Europe
HKS HKSI Pro Cycling Team  Hong Kong Asia
KBN Kőbánya Cycling Team  Hungary Europe
PNN Pannon Cycling Team  Hungary Europe
ACC Advan Customs Cycling Team  Indonesia Asia
KFC KFC Cycling Team  Indonesia Asia
PGN PGN Road Cycling Team  Indonesia Asia
DFT DFT Team  Iran Asia
GTT Gun Ay Tabriz Team  Iran Asia
MES Mes Kerman  Iran Asia
OMT Omidnia Mashhad Team  Iran Asia
PKY Pishgaman Cycling Team  Iran Asia
TST Tabriz Shahrdary Team  Iran Asia
HOL Holdsworth  Ireland Europe
BIC Biesse Carrera Gavardo  Italy Europe
AZT D'Amico Utensilnord  Italy Europe
DDC Dimension Data for Qhubeka  Italy Europe
SMV Sangemini–MG.K Vis Vega  Italy Europe
AIS Aisan Racing Team  Japan Asia
IPC Interpro Stradalli  Japan Asia
KIN Kinan Cycling Team  Japan Asia
MTR Matrix Powertag  Japan Asia
NAS Nasu Blasen  Japan Asia
SMN Shimano Racing Team  Japan Asia
BGT Team Bridgestone Cycling  Japan Asia
UKO Team UKYO  Japan Asia
BLZ Utsunomiya Blitzen  Japan Asia
APL Apple Team  Kazakhstan Asia
TSE Astana City  Kazakhstan Asia
VAM Vino–Astana Motors  Kazakhstan Asia
GPC China Chongming–Liv  South Korea Asia
GIC Geumsan Insam Cello  South Korea Asia
KCT Korail Cycling Team  South Korea Asia
KSP KSPO Bianchi Asia  South Korea Asia
LXC LX Cycling Team  South Korea Asia
SCT Seoul Cycling Team  South Korea Asia
UCT Uijeongbu Cycling Team  South Korea Asia
KWT Massi–Kuwait  Kuwait Asia
CCN Nex CCN  Laos Asia
STC Staki–Technorama  Lithuania Europe
LPC Leopard Pro Cycling  Luxembourg Europe
CCD Differdange–Losch  Luxembourg Europe
FAR Forca Amskins Racing  Malaysia Asia
TSC Team Sapura Cycling  Malaysia Asia
TSG Terengganu Cycling Team  Malaysia Asia
CAS Canel's–Specialized  Mexico America
NCA Project Nice Côte d'Azur  Mongolia Asia
ALE Alecto Cycling Team  Netherlands Europe
BRT BEAT Cycling Club  Netherlands Europe
DCR Delta Cycling Rotterdam  Netherlands Europe
DES Destil–Parkhotel Valkenburg  Netherlands Europe
MET Metec–TKH  Netherlands Europe
MCT Monkey Town Continental Team  Netherlands Europe
SEG SEG Racing Academy  Netherlands Europe
VLA Vlasman Cycling Team  Netherlands Europe
TJI Joker Icopal  Norway Europe
TCO Team Coop  Norway Europe
UXT Uno-X Norwegian Development Team  Norway Europe
VIV Vivo Team Grupo Oresy  Paraguay America
7RP 7 Eleven–Cliqq Roadbike Philippines  Philippines Asia
THU Team Hurom  Poland Europe
VOS Voster Uniwheels Team  Poland Europe
WIB Wibatech Merx 7R  Poland Europe
ALU Aviludo–Louletano  Portugal Europe
EFP Efapel  Portugal Europe
LAA LA Alumínios  Portugal Europe
LSC Liberty Seguros–Carglass  Portugal Europe
MIR Miranda–Mortágua  Portugal Europe
RPB Rádio Popular–Boavista  Portugal Europe
STA Sporting / Tavira  Portugal Europe
VFB Vito–Feirense–BlackJack  Portugal Europe
W52 W52–FC Porto  Portugal Europe
MST MsTina–Focus  Romania Europe
TNV Team Novak  Romania Europe
LOK Lokosphinx  Russia Europe
ADR Adria Mobil  Slovenia Europe
LJU Ljubljana Gusto Xaurum  Slovenia Europe
DGV Dare Gaviota  Serbia Europe
JVP Java Partizan  Serbia Europe
AKR Akros–Renfer SA   Switzerland Europe
DKB Dukla Banská Bystrica  Slovakia Europe
TCC Thailand Continental Cycling Team  Thailand Asia
RTS RTS Racing Team  Chinese Taipei Asia
TRK Torku Şekerspor  Turkey Europe
SHJ Sharjah Team  United Arab Emirates Asia
LCT Lviv Cycling Team  Ukraine Europe
3O3 303Project  United States America
AEV Aevolo  United States America
CCB CCB Foundation–Sicleri  United States America
CSS Cyclus Sports  United States America
ELV Elevate–KHS Pro Cycling  United States America
JBC Jelly Belly–Maxxis  United States America
ILU Team Illuminate  United States America
TAS Tashkent Cycling Team  Uzbekistan Asia

References[edit]

  1. ^ "UCI Rulebook – Part 2 Road Races, 24.01.2015" (PDF).
  2. ^ a b "Teams - ProCyclingStats". www.procyclingstats.com.