2012 Competitive Cyclist Pro Cycling Team
Mancebo, Nankervis, and Rabou return. For 2012 - Max Jenkins and Chad Beyer
bolster Team’s stage-racing talents
Just after the
change from the RealCyclist.com Pro Cycling Team to the Competitive Cyclist
Pro Cycling Team for the 2012 racing season, five riders have confirmed their
commitment to the Team for the upcoming year.
For 2012, the Team returns Spanish captain and overall National Racing
Calendar (NRC) individual winner Francisco “Paco” Mancebo (Madrid, Spain),
Australian sprint specialist Tommy Nankervis (Melbourne, Australia), and Dutch
climber Thomas Rabou (Schijndel, Netherlands), and announces the addition of Max
Jenkins (Citrus Heights, California) and Chad Beyer (Tucson, Arizona).
"I think our signings will go a long way to attain our goal for next year,"
said Directeur Sportif Gord Fraser. "This
will provide better support for Paco when he's in a leadership position, and
also hopefully give us more options so that we can race a bit more
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Mancebo NRC Champion Returns
Mancebo returns to the squad after completing a noteworthy season culminating in
securing the men’s individual NRC title with 822 points. Mancebo led the team in
its joint effort to earn a fifth-place finish in the NRC in its inaugural
season. During the year’s campaign, Mancebo won five General Classifications at:
the BMC Cascade Cycling Classic, Tour de Beauce (UCI sanctioned), SRAM Tour of
the Gila, Sea Otter Classic and Redlands Bicycle Classic.
Seasoned riders Nankervis and Rabou also return to the Team. Both riders were
major players in assisting the Team in its fifth-place finish in the NRC.
New Team rider Jenkins will bring a penchant for grinding up hills to the
squad for 2012. Jenkins, a native of Novosibirsk, Russia, was most recently a
member of the United Healthcare Pro Cycling Team and finished 11th overall at
the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah. In 2007, only two months after becoming a US
citizen, Jenkins won the U23 nationals and represented the US at the World
Chad Beyer will look to aid his new Team in the stage-racing department. In
2009, Beyer won the Pro-Am race at Tour of the Battenkill. This year, he was of
a member of the BMC Racing Team and competed at the Giro d’Italia and Tour of
Poland. Beyer turned pro in 2009.
The Competitive Cyclist Pro Cycling Team will continue to announce 2012
roster developments as they happen.
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