Tavfer–Measindot–Mortágua

Tavfer–Measindot–Mortágua (UCI team code: TAV) is a Portuguese men's cycling team focusing on junior development. The team was founded by former professional racing cyclist Pedro Silva.

Tavfer–Measindot–Mortágua
Team information
UCI codeMIR (2018–2020)
TAV (2021–)
RegisteredPortugal
Founded1999 (1999)
Discipline(s)Road
StatusContinental (2018–)
BicyclesScott
ComponentsMiranda
WebsiteTeam home page
Key personnel
General managerPedro Silva
Team manager(s)
  • Hélder Miranda
  • Xavier Silva
Team name history
1999–2001
2002
2003–2006
2007
2008
2009
2010–2011
2012
2013–2016
2017–2020
2021–
Mortágua Clube duas Rodas
Labialfarma–Mortágua
Mortágua–Anicolor
ERA–Mortágua–SIPER
Mortágua–ERA–DR Seguros
Mortágua–DR Seguros
Mortágua–Basi
Mortágua
Anicolor
Miranda–Mortágua
Tavfer–Measindot–Mortágua
Team colours Team colours Team colours
Jersey

HistoryEdit

Velo Clube do Centro was established in 1999 as Mortágua Clube duas Rodas. Based in Mortágua, the club achieved several national championships in diverse categories.

For the 2018 season, Federação Portuguesa de Ciclismo allotted three new licenses for development teams, the team was promoted to UCI Continental status with sponsorship from Miranda e Irmão, a bicycle components company based in Águeda, and Mortágua municipality, supporters from the very beginning.[1]

Team rosterEdit

As of 25 February 2021.[2]
Rider Date of birth
  Tiago Antunes (POR) (1997-04-09) 9 April 1997 (age 23)
  Rui Carvalho (POR) (1995-04-28) 28 April 1995 (age 25)
  Ash Coning (GBR) (2000-02-12) 12 February 2000 (age 21)
  Gaspar Gonçalves (POR) (1995-05-24) 24 May 1995 (age 25)
  Iúri Leitão (POR) (1998-07-03) 3 July 1998 (age 22)
  Leangel Linarez (VEN) (1997-08-07) 7 August 1997 (age 23)
Rider Date of birth
  Francisco Morais (POR) (1998-08-27) 27 August 1998 (age 22)
  Pedro Paulinho (POR) (1990-05-27) 27 May 1990 (age 30)
  Pedro Pinto (POR) (2000-11-05) 5 November 2000 (age 20)
  Ángel Sánchez (ESP) (1993-04-12) 12 April 1993 (age 27)
  Joaquim Silva (POR) (1992-03-19) 19 March 1992 (age 28)

Major winsEdit

2003
  Portuguese Under-23 Road Race, Hélio Costa
2004
Stage 1 Volta a Portugal do Futuro, Manuel Cardoso
2006
Stages 1 & 4 Volta a Portugal do Futuro, Bruno Sancho
Stage 5, Márcio Barbosa
2009
  Portuguese Under-23 Road Race, Vasco Pereira
2010
  Points classification Volta a Portugal do Futuro, Pedro Paulinho
Prologue, Team time trial[N 1]
Stage 2, António Carvalho
Stage 4, Pedro Paulinho
2011
  Points classification Volta a Portugal do Futuro, António Carvalho
Stage 2, Pedro Paulinho
2014
  Portuguese Under-23 Road Race, Joaquim Silva
Team classification Volta a Portugal do Futuro[N 2]
  Points classification, Carlos Ribeiro
Stage 2, Carlos Ribeiro
2015
  Portuguese Under-23 Time Trial, José Fernandes
2017
  Portuguese Under-23 Road Race, Francisco Campos

NotesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Miranda- Mortágua na Volta a Portugal 2018". Jornal do Centro (in Portuguese). 2017-03-09. Retrieved 2018-08-25.
  2. ^ "Tavfer-Measindot-Mortágua". UCI.org. Union Cycliste Internationale. Archived from the original on 25 February 2021. Retrieved 25 February 2021.

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