Vitória–SC (cycling team)

União Ciclista de Vila do Conde is an amateur cycling team that is based in Portugal and races predominantly in cyclo-cross. During the 2000s it tried to assert itself with a road race professional cycling team, achieving European UCI Continental Tour status.

União Ciclista de Vila do Conde
Team information
UCI codeASC
RegisteredPortugal
Founded1998 (1998)
Discipline(s)Road
Mountain
StatusTrade Team III (2002)
Trade Team II (2003)
Trade Team III (2004)
UCI Continental (2005–2007)
BicyclesColnago
Key personnel
Team manager(s)José Augusto Silva
José Ribeiro
Team name history
2002–2004
2005
2006–2007
ASC–Vila do Conde
ASC–Chenco Jeans
Vitória–ASC
Team colours Team colours Team colours
Jersey

Team rosterEdit

As of January 2007

Rider Date of birth
  Paulo Barroso (POR) (1972-10-29)29 October 1972 (aged 34)
  Pedro Costa (POR) (1977-11-20)20 November 1977 (aged 29)
  Ángel Edo (ESP) (1970-08-04)4 August 1970 (aged 36)
  Juan Gomis (ESP) (1978-03-28)28 March 1978 (aged 28)
  Micael Isidoro (POR) (1982-08-12)12 August 1982 (aged 24)
  José Martins (POR) (1984-04-01)1 April 1984 (aged 22)
  Yong Li Ng (MAS) (1985-10-06)6 October 1985 (aged 21)
  José Rodrigues (POR) (1978-07-04)4 July 1978 (aged 28)
  Gilberto Sampaio (POR) (1981-08-06)6 August 1981 (aged 25)
  Daniel Silva (POR) (1985-06-08)8 June 1985 (aged 21)
  José Sousa (POR) (1980-09-20)20 September 1980 (aged 26)

Major winsEdit

2002
  Overall Circuito Montañés, Óscar Serrano
Points classification, Óscar Serrano
Stage 4 Rafael Milá
Stage 5 & 7 Óscar Serrano
Stage 1 Volta ao Alentejo, Rubén Galván
  Portuguese Under-23 Time Trial Championship, Sérgio Paulinho
Teams classification Volta a Portugal do Futuro[N 1]
Points classification, Sérgio Paulinho
Mountains classification, Sérgio Paulinho
Prologue, Stage 2, 3 & 4, Sérgio Paulinho
2003
Sprints classification Volta ao Algarve, Óscar Serrano
Points classification Circuito Montañés, Óscar Serrano
Stage 5a & 6
Stage 3 Volta a Portugal, Victoriano Fernández
2004
Young rider classification GP M.R. Cortez–Mitsubishi, Sérgio Ribeiro
Sprints classification Volta ao Alentejo, Óscar Serrano
2005
Stage 1 Volta a Portugal, Fidel Chacón

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