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.
"I am very proud of the team for defending a top-six general classification rider placing," Champion System General Manager Ed Beamon said. "When you look at the quality of riders on the top 10, you realize that is a pretty solid result. Even more impressively, the guys showed their depth in the team classification result."
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.
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.