B&B Hotels p/b KTM
B&B Hotels p/b KTM is a French professional road cycling team that formed for the 2018 season with the status as a UCI Professional Continental team. It was first presented at a press conference on 17 August 2017, with an initial budget of €6 million, by its manager Jérôme Pineau. At this press conference fifteen riders were presented, with Bryan Coquard as leader, with another five riders were announced at a later date. The team sponsors the Vélo Club Pays de Loudéac and their headquarters are based in Theix. On 6 January 2018 the team missed out on a wildcard to that year's Tour de France, but were awarded a place in the Critérium du Dauphiné.
|Bicycles||Orbea (until 2019)|
|General manager||Jérôme Pineau|
|Team manager(s)||Didier Rous|
|Team name history|
Vital Concept–B&B Hotels
B&B Hotels–Vital Concept
B&B Hotels p/b KTM
The team secured further sponsorship from the Brittany-based hotel chain, B&B Hotels, with the team to be known as Vital Concept–B&B Hotels for the 2019 season. For 2020, the team became B&B Hotels–Vital Concept, as B&B Hotels became the principal sponsor of the team.
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- "Alaphilippe scores Quick-Step's 63rd victory of the season – News Shorts".
- "Coquard confirmed as leader of new Vital Concept team". Cycling News. 17 August 2017.
- "Direct Energie, Cofidis, Fortuneo and Wanty secure 2018 Tour de France wild cards". Cycling News. 8 January 2018.
- "Changement de braquet : en 2020, ce sera B&B Hotels-Vital Concept" [Change of gear: in 2020, it will be B&B Hotels-Vital Concept]. Vital Concept–B&B Hotels (in French). Vital Concept Cycling Club. 29 August 2019. Retrieved 4 January 2020.
- "B&B Hotels p/b KTM". UCI.org. Union Cycliste Internationale. Archived from the original on 4 January 2021. Retrieved 4 January 2021.
- "Wielertransfers 2021: Sebastian Schönberger, José Neves Fernandes" [Cycling transfers 2021: Sebastian Schönberger, José Neves Fernandes]. WielerFlits (in Dutch). WielerFlits B.V. 29 December 2020. Retrieved 4 January 2021.