Achieve Elite Cycling
New financial backer and headline sponsor to be announced in January.
Achieve Cycle Coaching, Skinnergate Cycles, Giro, Santini, Salice Eyewear, Cube Bikes, Muc Off, Prima Windows, Lawson Construction, Baines Jewitt Accountacy, GU Energy products and ARC Carbon Wheels.
Following on from a successful season in 2014, including a number of wins and standout national performances, the team have added a number of new riders to the roster and a number of new supportive partners with the ambition of being further competitive at a National A level.
With a targeted race programme of National Road Series, Elite Circuit Series, Tour Series and UCI 1.2 and 2.2 events, combined with a few racing trips to Belgium during the gaps within the UK porgramme and a trip to Ireland over the Easter weekend, the team have plenty to aim at.
The team will be using Cube Agree models supplied by Skinnergate Cycles with Zipp finishing kit supplied by Raleigh and ARC Carbon Wheels. Santini will be suppling the clothing through UK distributor Fisher Outdoors, and Giro will providing helmets and shoes via UK distributor Zyro,
The team head to Calpe and then Mallorca in January and February before starting the season at the Velo29 North East Trophy.
- Ben Hetherington, Elite
- Tom Timothy, Elite
- Jack Rees, Elite
- Will Brown, Elite
- David Shackelton, Elite (joined from Wilson Wheels)
- Colin Humphrey, 1st
- James King, 1st (joined from Haribo Beacon
- Ben Rowe, 1st (joined from Wyndymilla)
- Craig Anderson, 1st
- Alex Luhrs, 2nd (joined from PHMas)
- Richard Jones, 2nd