The Champion System Pro Cycling Team will count three Chinese riders among its roster for the Tour of Beijing, but new Taiwanese national road and time trial champion Chun Kai Feng will remain at home under pressure from his national federation, Champion System General Manager Ed Beamon said.
Champion System Pro Cycling Team's Matt Brammeier sprinted to victory out of a three-man breakaway Thursday at the Grote Prijs Dr. Eugeen Roggeman, while teammate Matthias Friedemann also finished in the top 10.
The Champion System Pro Cycling Team will send a veteran roster that includes local Dutchman Bobbie Traksel and four-time Irish road champion Matt Brammeier to the World Ports Classic, which begins Friday.
Champion System's Brenes Sixth Overall in Colorado
The Champion System Pro Cycling Team will look to protect stagiaire Gregory Brenes's top 10 position heading into the last two stages of the USA Pro Challenge.(Photo: Oren Kelly, VeloImages (www.veloimages.com)
Bell Earns Most Aggressive Rider Honors in Norway; Butler Top 15 Overall in Utah
Champion System Pro Cycling Team's Zach Bell earned most aggressive honors on Sunday's Stage 4 of the Arctic Race of Norway after leading a solo attack from a six-man breakaway, while teammate Chris Butler finished just outside the top 10 at the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah.
The Champion System Pro Cycling Team says it is motivated to keep moving its riders up the general classification at the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah despite suffering a few setbacks in the first three days of the race.
Champion System Pro Cycling Team's Craig Lewis earned the Vivint Most Aggressive rider jersey on Friday's Stage 4 at the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah after launching a solo attack from a five-man breakaway.
The Champion System Pro Cycling Team will be eyeing breakaways and bunch sprint finishes when it takes the start line Thursday at the first professional road race competed above the Arctic Circle, the Arctic Race of Norway.
The Champion System Pro Cycling Team - Asia's only pro continental squad - will field a motivated international roster that includes its climbing specialists when the six-day Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah begins Tuesday.
Zach Bell of the Champion System Pro Cycling Team captured his first Canadian national road title Saturday by out-sprinting six other survivors from an original 12-man breakaway that escaped early in the 180-kilometer race.
Champion System Pro Cycling Team's Zach Bell beat 10 fellow breakaway riders to win Friday's Stage 6 of the Tour de Korea while teammate Chun Kai Feng regained the lead in the king of the mountains classification.
Mino, Japan - Champion System Pro Cycling Team's Chan Jae Jang took the lead in the king of the mountains classification after featuring in a breakaway on Tuesday's Stage 2 of the Tour of Japan while teammate Adiq Othman notched a top 10 finish.
Beyer and Butler Help Ignite Queen Stage at California
After riding in the breakaway, Chris Butler was the second Champion System rider to reach the summit of Mt. Diablo Saturday at the Amgen Tour of California.
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Beyer Earns Most Courageous Rider Jersey at California
Champion System Pro Cycling Team's Chad Beyer earned Amgen's Breakaway from Cancer® "most courageous rider" jersey at the Amgen Tour of California after spending much of Tuesday's Stage 3 in a four-man break.
Gazvoda in Breakaway; Butler Finishes in Lead Group
Champion System Pro Cycling Team's Gregor Gazvoda was part of a five-man breakaway while teammate Chris Butler finished 13th among the elite front group on Wednesday's mountain-top finish at Stage 2 of the Giro del Trentino.(Photo by Brian Hodes, VeloImages.)
Champion System Pro Cycling Team's Chun Kai Feng took home top honors in the king of the mountains classification Sunday at the Tour de Taiwan after securing and protecting the jersey since Friday's Stage 5.
Chun Kai Feng (left) celebrates his donning of the king of the mountain jersey Friday at the Tour de Taiwan. (Photo: Champion System Pro Cycling Team.) Teammate Adiq Othman notched another top five finish.
Othman Fourth on Tour de Taiwan Stage 3; Feng Shines in Hometown
Champion System Pro Cycling Team - Asia's first and only pro continental team - lodged its best finish so far at the Tour de Taiwan when Adiq Othman finished fourth Wednesday on Stage 3. Teammate and Changhua County local Chun Kai Feng featured in the two main breakaways on the aggressive stage.
Fabian Schnaidt avoided a pile-up in the final moments of Stage 9 Friday at the Tour de Langkawi to finish fifth and register the Champion System Pro Cycling Team's best placing on the penultimate day of the 10-stage race.
The Champion System Pro Cycling Team relied on teamwork to hold its place with a motivated field on Monday's queen stage at the Tour de Langkawi, as Adiq Othman remained the best-placed Malaysian rider for the third consecutive day.
Champion System's Traksel Keeps Aggressive Jersey In Oman
Champion System Pro Cycling Team’s Bobbie Traksel preserved his lead in the most aggressive rider classification Thursday on Stage 4 at the Tour of Oman while teammate Matthias Friedemann was part of a five-man break.
Champion System Pro Cycling Team Launches 2013 Squad
The Champion System Pro Cycling Team got its 2013 season underway Friday with a team launch that featured a number of dignitaries from the Los Angeles Asian community, other invited guests and a host of media at the Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif.
The Champion System Pro Cycling Team will count five reigning national champions among its 2013 roster, including new signees Irish road champion Matt Brammeier, South Korean road champion Chan Jae Jang and Japanese time trial champion Ryota Nishizono.
The Champion System Pro Cycling Team has strengthened its stage racing and sprinting ranks with the signings of Chad Beyer and Fabian Schnaidt, respectively, for the 2013 season, general manager Ed Beamon said Thursday.
Bobbie Traksel Signs With Champion System For 2013
Past Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne winner Bobbie Traksel's signing with the Champion System Pro Cycling Team for 2013 fortifies the pro continental squad's classics team, General Manager Ed Beamon announced Tuesday.
Lewis Initiates Breakaway On Tour of Beijing's Opening Stage
Craig Lewis of the Champion System Pro Cycling Team was the first rider to form a five-man breakaway Tuesday and the last from it to be caught on the opening stage of the second edition of the Tour of Beijing.
The Champion System Pro Cycling Team has accepted an invitation to participate in the Tour of Beijing. The appearance will be the first in a WorldTour calendar event for Asia's first pro continental team.
Champion System Makes Final Day Charge At Tour of China II
Champion System Pro Cycling Team's Cameron Wurf finished fourth overall in the Tour of China II while teammate Anuar Manan was second in the points classification after making a valiant effort in Sunday's final stage.
Champion System's Kemps Runner-Up On Tour of China Stage 2
Champion System Pro Cycling Team's Aaron Kemps was second and Anuar Manan finished eighth Saturday on Stage 2 of the Tour of China while their teammate, Gang Xu, retained the white jersey as "best China rider."
Champion System Puts Two In Break; Finishes One In Main Group
Champion System Pro Cycling Team’s Chris Butler finished in a select 26-man front group, two seconds behind the solo stage winner Wednesday at the USA Pro Challenge while teammates Pengda Jiao and Matthias Friedemann made the early break on Stage 3.
Asia's First Pro Continental Team Part Of USA Pro Challenge
Three riders from China will be part of the USA Pro Challenge for the first time as Asia's first pro continental squad – the Champion System Pro Cycling Team – makes its debut in the week-long race that starts Monday in Durango, Colo.
Champion System's Clarke Figures In Utah Breakaway
Champion System Pro Cycling Team’s Will Clarke was part of a five-man breakaway for more than 150 kilometers Tuesday while Chris Butler made the select 40-man finishing group on the opening stage of the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah.
Champion System Fields International Line-Up For Utah
The Champion System Pro Cycling Team – Asia's first pro continental squad – will field a roster for the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah that includes three Chinese riders, two each from Australia and the United States and one from Germany.
"If you were Belgian, you would have already been in the Pro Tour for three years…" That was the harsh verdict the Lotto team laid down on New Zealand’s Clinton Avery, explaining why, despite his five years of European results, and a very successful stagiaire period with Radio Shack, he could not get a pro contract. The new Champion System Pro Cycling Team, which snatched him up for 2012, might have very well saved one of the great talents in the sport.
UCI releases final list of Pro Continental teams for 2012
Champion System Pro Cycling Team has been officially approved as a Professional Continental Team by the UCI. This marks a historic day as the Team is the first-ever Asian based Professional Continental Team.