South African team jumps to Continental level for 2019

TEG Pro Cycling will compete on the UCI Continental circuits in 2019

South Africa will have a second team in the UCI ranks next year as TEG Pro Cycling will make a move to the Continental level. WordTour team Dimension Data is currently the only UCI outfit registered in South Africa. Team founder Hein Badenhorst will serve as general manager and team director in 2019 as the team focuses on the UCI Continental circuits, hoping to compete in six to eight international stage races in the UCI Europe Tour and Asia Tour races. The team has already acquired invitations to five European UCI stage races, according to an announcement published on the team's website. The team's goal is to create a structure that allows elite and U23 South African riders to compete in 40-60 International UCI race days over a season. The development mission behind TEG Pro Cycling team is to have riders join the program for one or two years before ...

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