List of 2015 UCI professional continental and continental teams

Listed below are the UCI professional continental and continental teams that compete in road bicycle racing events of the UCI Continental Circuits organised by the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI). The UCI Continental Circuits are divided in 5 continental zones, America, Europe, Asia, Africa and Oceania.

All lists updated as of 12 February 2015.[1]

UCI professional continental teamsEdit

According to the UCI Rulebook,[2]

"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."

List of 2015 UCI Africa Tour professional teamsEdit

Code Official Team Name Country
MTN MTN–Qhubeka   South Africa

List of 2015 UCI America Tour professional teamsEdit

Code Official Team Name Country
COL Colombia   Colombia
TNN Team Novo Nordisk   United States
UHC UnitedHealthcare   United States

List of 2015 UCI Asia Tour professional teamsEdit

Code Official Team Name Country
No registered teams

List of 2015 UCI Europe Tour professional teamsEdit

Code Official Team Name Country
TSV Topsport Vlaanderen–Baloise   Belgium
WGG Wanty–Groupe Gobert   Belgium
CLT Cult Energy Pro Cycling   Denmark
CJR Caja Rural–Seguros RGA   Spain
BSE Bretagne–Séché Environnement   France
COF Cofidis   France
EUC Team Europcar   France
BOA Bora–Argon 18   Germany
AND Androni Giocattoli–Sidermec   Italy
BAR Bardiani–CSF   Italy
NIP Nippo–Vini Fantini   Italy
STH Southeast Pro Cycling   Italy
ROO Team Roompot   Netherlands
CCC CCC–Sprandi–Polkowice   Poland
RVL RusVelo   Russia

List of 2015 UCI Oceania Tour professional teamsEdit

Code Official Team Name Country
DPC Drapac Professional Cycling   Australia

UCI continental teamsEdit

According to the UCI Rulebook, "a UCI continental team is a team of road riders recognised and licensed to take part in events on the continental calendars by the national federation of the nationality of the majority of its riders and registered with the UCI. The precise structure (legal and financial status, registration, guarantees, standard contract, etc.) of these teams shall be determined by the regulations of the national federation."

Riders may be professional or amateur. The nation under which the team is registered is the nation under which the majority of its riders are registered, a rule which the men's continental teams share with the UCI women's teams.[3]

List of 2015 UCI Africa Tour teamsEdit

Code Official Team Name Country
GSP Groupement Sportif des Pétroliers d´Algérie   Algeria
VCS Vélo Club Sovac   Algeria

List of 2015 UCI America Tour teamsEdit

Code Official Team Name Country
BAP Buenos Aires Provincia   Argentina
SLS San Luis Somos Todos   Argentina
SEP Sindicato de Empleados Publicos de San Juan   Argentina
FUN Carrefour Funvic Soul Cycling Team   Brazil
GQC Garneau–Québecor   Canada
HRB H&R Block Pro Cycling   Canada
SPC Silber Pro Cycling Team   Canada
EPM EPM–UNE–Área Metropolitana   Colombia
MOT Movistar Team América   Colombia
ANQ Orgullo Antioqueño   Colombia
DCT Inteja–MMR Dominican Cycling Team   Dominican Republic
ECU Team Ecuador   Ecuador
STF Start–Massi Cycling Team   Paraguay
IPC InCycle-Cannondale   Puerto Rico
AIR Airgas–Safeway   United States
ACT Astellas   United States
BDT Axeon Cycling Team   United States
CSN Champion System-Stan's NoTubes   United States
HSD Hincapie Racing Team   United States
IRT IRT Racing   United States
JHB Jamis–Hagens Berman   United States
JBC Jelly Belly–Maxxis   United States
LRT Lupus Racing Team   United States
OPM Optum–Kelly Benefit Strategies   United States
SSC Team SmartStop   United States

List of 2015 UCI Asia Tour teamsEdit

Code Official Team Name Country
IAT Beijing Innova Cycling Team   China
YDL China Yindongli Hainan–Wildto   China
LSL Team Lvshan Landscape   China
China Cooperation Development Cycling Team   China
CWJ Jilun Shakeland Cycling Team   China
GTC China Continental Team of Gansu Bank   China
MSS Giant–Champion System   China
Holy Brother Cycling Team   China
HEN Hengxiang Cycling Team   China
NTC Ningxia Sports Lottery–Focus Cycling Team   China
TYD Qinghai Tianyoude Cycling Team   China
HKS HKSI Pro Cycling Team   Hong Kong
PCT Pegasus Continental Cycling Team   Indonesia
PKY Pishgaman–Giant   Iran
PTS Sepahan Pro Team   Iran
TPT Tabriz Petrochemical Team   Iran
TSR Tabriz Shahrdari Team   Iran
AIS Aisan Racing Team   Japan
BGT Bridgestone–Anchor   Japan
C Project   Japan
Ciervo Nara Merida Cycling Team   Japan
GRF Gunma-Grifin Racing Team   Japan
KIN Kinan Cycling Team   Japan
MTR Matrix Powertag   Japan
NAS Nasu Blasen   Japan
SMN Shimano Racing Team   Japan
UKO Team UKYO   Japan
BLZ Utsunomiya Blitzen   Japan
SIL Seven Rivers Cycling Team   Kazakhstan
V4E Vino 4ever   Kazakhstan
GIC Geumsan Insam Cello   South Korea
KCT Korail Cycling Team   South Korea
KSP KSPO   South Korea
SCT Seoul Cycling Team   South Korea
KCP Kuwait Cycling Project   Kuwait
CCN CCN   Laos
NSC National Sports Council of Malaysia   Malaysia
TSG Terengganu Cycling Team   Malaysia
T7E Team 7 Eleven Road Bike Philippines   Philippines
ACY Action Cycling Team   Taiwan
ATG Attaque Team Gusto   Taiwan
RTS RTS–Santic Racing Team   Taiwan
SKD Skydive Dubai–Al Ahli   United Arab Emirates

List of 2015 UCI Europe Tour teamsEdit

Code Official Team Name Country
AMP Amplatz–BMC   Austria
HAC Hrinkow Advarics Cycleangteam   Austria
RSW Felbermayr–Simplon Wels   Austria
VBG Team Vorarlberg   Austria
TIR Tirol Cycling Team   Austria
WSA WSA-Greenlife   Austria
BCP Synergy Baku   Azerbaijan
BKP BKCP–Powerplus   Belgium
CIB Cibel   Belgium
CSH Colba-Superano Ham   Belgium
CCB Color Code–Aquality Protect   Belgium
COR BKCP–Powerplus   Belgium
SUN Sunweb–Napoleon Games   Belgium
PCW T.Palm–Pôle Continental Wallon   Belgium
MMM Team3M   Belgium
TFC Telenet-Fidea   Belgium
VGS Vastgoedservice–Golden Palace   Belgium
VER Veranclassic–Ekoi   Belgium
WIL Verandas Willems   Belgium
WBC Wallonie-Bruxelles   Belgium
MCC Minsk   Belarus
KMP Keith Mobel-Partisan   Croatia
MKT Meridiana–Kamen   Croatia
ASP AC Sparta Praha   Czech Republic
AWT AWT–GreenWay   Czech Republic
SKC SKC TUFO Prostějov   Czech Republic
ADP Team Dukla Praha   Czech Republic
Bohemia Cycling Track Team   Czech Republic
WHI Whirlpool–Author   Czech Republic
X23 - Saroni Factory Team   Czech Republic
RIW Riwal Platform   Denmark
ABB Team Almeborg–Bornholm   Denmark
TCQ Team Coloquick   Denmark
TBW Team TreFor–Blue Water   Denmark
BUR Burgos BH   Spain
Cafés Baqué   Spain
MUR Murias Taldea   Spain
AUB Auber 93   France
ADT Armée de Terre   France
RLM Roubaix–Lille Métropole   France
LPM Team Marseille 13 KTM   France
JLT JLT–Condor   United Kingdom
MGT Madison Genesis   United Kingdom
NPC NFTO   United Kingdom
ONE ONE Pro Cycling   United Kingdom
RAL Team Raleigh   United Kingdom
WGN WIGGINS   United Kingdom
BAI Bike Aid   Germany
LKT LKT Team Brandenburg   Germany
TBJ MLP Team Bergstrasse   Germany
RNR Rad-Net Rose   Germany
THF Team Heizomat   Germany
TKG Team Kuota–Lotto   Germany
STG Team Stölting   Germany
SGT Team Stuttgart   Germany
UNA Utensilnord   Hungary
SKT An Post–Chain Reaction   Ireland
CAT Cycling Academy   Israel
AZT D'Amico–Bottecchia   Italy
GMT GM Cycling Team   Italy
MGK MG.K Vis–Vega   Italy
IDE Team Idea 2010 ASD   Italy
UNI Unieuro–Wilier   Italy
ALB Alpha Baltic–Maratoni.lv   Latvia
RBD Rietumu–Delfin   Latvia
LDT Leopard Development Team   Luxembourg
CCD Differdange–Losch   Luxembourg
BBD Baby-Dump Cyclingteam   Netherlands
CJP Cyclingteam Jo Piels   Netherlands
RIJ Cyclingteam de Rijke   Netherlands
MET Metec–TKH   Netherlands
PVC Parkhotel Valkenburg Continental Team   Netherlands
RDT Rabobank Development Team   Netherlands
SEG SEG Racing   Netherlands
COH Team Coop–Øster Hus   Norway
FIX Team FixIT.no   Norway
FRB Team Frøy-Bianchi   Norway
TJO Team Joker   Norway
KRA Team Ringeriks–Kraft   Norway
TSS Team Sparebanken Sør   Norway
AJT ActiveJet Team   Poland
DOM Domin Sport   Poland
WIB Wibatech–Fuji   Poland
EFP Efapel   Portugal
LAA LA Alumínios–Antarte   Portugal
LRJ Louletano–Ray Just Energy   Portugal
RPB Rádio Popular–Boavista   Portugal
TAV Tavira   Portugal
W52 W52–Quinta da Lixa   Portugal
TCT Tuşnad Cycling Team   Romania
TIK Itera–Katusha   Russia
LOK Lokosphinx   Russia
ADR Adria Mobil   Slovenia
RAR Radenska–Ljubljana   Slovenia
NAN Nankang–Dynatek   Serbia
ROT Roth–Škoda    Switzerland
CKB CK Banská Bystrica   Slovakia
DUK Kemo–Dukla Trenčín   Slovakia
TTB Team Tre Berg–Bianchi   Sweden
TKS Torku Şekerspor   Turkey
AMO Amore & Vita–Selle SMP   Ukraine
ISD ISD Continental Team   Ukraine
KLS Kolss BDC Team   Ukraine
KCR Kyiv Capital Racing   Ukraine

List of 2015 UCI Oceania Tour teamsEdit

Code Official Team Name Country
AWS African Wildlife Safaris Cycling Team   Australia
CMR Charter Mason–Giant Racing Team   Australia
DSR Data3-Symantec Racing Team p/b Scody   Australia
NSR Navitas-Satalyst Racing Team   Australia
STR Search2retain-Health.com.au Cycling Team   Australia
BFL Team Budget Forklifts   Australia
ART Avanti Racing Team   New Zealand
CCT CCT p/b Champion System   New Zealand

RankingsEdit

For more detailed explanations of the new-for-2015 points system and detail rankings see: 2015 UCI men's road cycling rankings

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Road – Teams". Uci.ch. Retrieved 2015-03-30.
  2. ^ "UCI Rulebook – Part 2 Road Races, 24.01.2015" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-02-07. Retrieved 2016-01-01.
  3. ^ "Cervélo women registered as Dutch team in 2010". Cyclingnews.com. 2009-11-27. Retrieved 2015-03-30.
Preceded by
2014
List of UCI Professional Continental and Continental teams
2015
Succeeded by
2016