Helvetia–La Suisse

Helvetia–La Suisse (UCI team code: HEL) was a Swiss professional cycling team that existed from 1988 to 1992.[1][2] Gilles Delion won the one-day race Giro di Lombardia with the team.[3]

Helvetia–La Suisse
Team information
UCI codeHEL
RegisteredSwitzerland
Founded1988 (1988)
Disbanded1992
Discipline(s)Road
Key personnel
General managerPaul Köchli
Team name history
1988
1989–1991
1992
1992
Weinmann–La Suisse–SMM Uster
Helvetia–La Suisse
Helvetia–Fichtel & Sachs
Helvetia–Commodore

Notable ridersEdit

Name Born Nationality Previous Enter Left Afterwards
John Baldi 1966   Italy Fibok 1988 1990 Controlfida
Steve Bauer 1959   Canada La Vie Claire 1988 1989 7-Eleven
Gilles Delion 1966   France amateur 1988 1992 Castorama
Serge Demierre 1956    Switzerland Fibok 1988 1991 retired
Laurent Dufaux 1969    Switzerland amateur 1991 1992 ONCE
Mauro Gianetti 1964    Switzerland Paini-Bottecchia 1988 1991 Festina
Othmar Häfliger 1963    Switzerland La Vie Claire 1988 1990 retired
Jean-Claude Leclercq 1962   France La Vie Claire 1988 1992 Jolly
Henri Manders 1960   Netherlands PDM 1989 1992 retired
Pascal Richard 1964    Switzerland La Vie Claire 1988 1991 Festina
Niki Rüttimann 1962    Switzerland La Vie Claire 1988 1990 retired
Peter Stevenhaagen 1965   Netherlands PDM 1989 1992 retired
Gerard Veldscholten 1965   Netherlands PDM 1989 1990 Team Telekom
Frédéric Vichot 1959   France KAS 1988 1992 Castorama
Michael Wilson 1960   Australia individual 1988 1990 Ariostea
Guido Winterberg 1962    Switzerland La Vie Claire 1988 1992 retired

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Weinmann - La Suisse - SMM Uster (1988)" (in French). Mémoire du cyclisme. Retrieved 7 February 2017.
  2. ^ "Helvetia - Fichtel & Sachs / Helvetia - Commodore au Tour de France (1992)" (in French). Mémoire du cyclisme. Retrieved 7 February 2017.
  3. ^ "1990 Giro di Lombardia". BikeRaceInfo. Retrieved 25 September 2017.