Simon Pellaud and Sébastien Reichenbach will ride for Fabian Cancellara’s Tudor Pro Cycling Team in 2023 following confirmation of the Swiss squad’s promotion to ProTeam status.
Pellaud announced his early departure from Trek-Segafredo last month and his transfer to Tudor was formally confirmed on Monday. Reichenbach ended his seven-year association with Groupama-FDJ at the end of the 2022 season and he had been heavily linked with a move to the Swiss team.
Tudor Pro Cycling Team will thus have a 20-strong roster for 2023, some 15 of whom are new arrivals. As well as the experience of Pellaud and Reichenbach, the team will be able to rely on Danish road champion Alexander Kamp, who joins from Trek-Segafredo, and Swiss time trial champion Joel Suter, who spent 2022 with UAE Team Emirates .
Swiss road champion Robin Froidevaux, who won the Serenissima Gravel race in October, remains with the team for 2023.
As anticipated in October, Ricardo Scheidecker joins Tudor Pro Cycling Team’s management from QuickStep-AlphaVinyl , where he had served as technical and development director since 2017. The Portuguese is credited as an architect of the project that helped Remco Evenepoel to Vuelta a España victory.
Scheidecker, who previously worked at Tinkoff, Leopard-Trek and the UCI, will, in his new team’s words, “help cultivate the talent of future winners.” Sebastian Deckert joins from DSM as the team’s head coach.
The squad began as the Swiss Racing Academy in 2019, with Cancellara’s involvement limited to the informal role of ‘mentor.’ In April of this year – […]
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