RusVelo rider Alexander Foliforov won the first stage race in his career as a pro taking the general clasification of the GP of Sochi. Rated by many experts as a naturally born climber, he left his mark on a couple of races in the mountains of Europe last year, including podium places at Ronde de l'Isard and Le Tour de l'Avenir.
The pro continental squad of RusVelo opened this season's winning score in the capital of 2014 winter Olympics, having taken all the three podium spots on the top of a long final climb to the ski resort of Rosa Khutor.
RusVelo track and road rider Artur Ershov won the points race gold medal at the UCI Track World champioships in Paris as the best team's achievement so far. He finished a single point ahead of the Spaniard Eloy Teruel and two points clear of the German Maximilian Beyer in an all-out battle till the very last meter of this extremely exciting 160-laps long race.
The 7th of March will be the day of RusVelo's debut in one of the most spectacular one-day classics. Slightly less than a month before the very important event, on their way back from the training camp on the Tyrrhenian coast, the Strade Bianche first timers rode 150 km along all the key sterrato sections.
RusVelo track team riders won two medals at the UCI World Cup in Cali, Columbia. The second day of races was marked by an impressive performance of a recently created quartet, composed of two experienced riders, Artur Ershov and Alexander Serov, and two youngsters, Aleksandr Evtushenko and Alexey Kurbatov.
Fifteen RusVelo riders came together on the Tyrrhenian seaside for the penultimate pre-season training camp.
Timofey Kritskiy, true to his reputation of a regular winner in remote time zones, took stage 7 of the Vuelta Kölbi a Costa Rica.
Today RusVelo stepped on the road to the new season. At the team meeting, which opened the pre-season camp in Peschiera del Garda, Italy, the riders saw an all-new team kit for the first time.
On the final day of the UEC European Track Championships RusVelo riders, representing Russian national squad, made it to the keirin podium twice.
First day of the European track championships in Guadeloupe saw RusVelo riders on the podium, wearing national team colors, three times.
RusVelo team announces signing of two young riders, both coming from ITERA-Katusha continental project. Mamyr Stash is 21, rated by the experts as one of the most talented Russian sprinters of the younger generation.
RusVelo rider Ilnur Zakarin made it to the podium of the 18th Gran Premio Bruno Beghelli (1.HC), finishing third, just behind Valerio Conti (Lampre-Merida) and Kristijan Koren (Cannondale).
Igor Boev will go on riding for the team in 2015 after a very prolific season with five wins to his name. Well known for his turn of speed in a long sprint, he is also a great prospect in one-day races.
Yesterday the UCI released the list of the teams that passed the license application procedure for the season of 2015. RusVelo is one of nineteen squads, which applied for Pro Continental status.
RusVelo rider Sergey Firsanov won the final classification of the Tour of Kavkaz, having finished 2nd in the last stage, 10 km-long uphill time trial. The stage winner Dmitry Ignatiev (ITERA-Katusha) set the best time of 18.21, 33.7 km/h, riding the course 13 seconds faster than his closest rival.
RusVelo rider Sergey Lagutin took the third step of the podium of the newly upgraded to 1.1 Tour of Almaty. The 186 km-long race was held on a wide avenue circuit, 6 times by 31 km, with long drags giving the riders plenty of opportunity to attack.
RusVelo rider Igor Boev won stage two of 2.2 Tour of Kavkaz. A modified course consisted of two laps, 80 kilometers each. A demanding hilly profile gave a plenty of opportunity for aggressive riding, the race was full of moves.
Alexander Foliforov, one of the most talented young Russian climbers, has signed for the next two years for RusVelo.
Ivan Balykin and Artem Ovechkin, soon after their UCI Wolrd championships ride, made it to the podium of 1.1 Duo Normand in Northern France, covering 54 km at an average speed of more than 48 km/h. Norwegians Truls Engen Korsaeth and Reidar Bohlin Borgersen clocked the best time, 2.20 faster than RusVelo duo.
RusVelo rider Artem Ovechkin clocked the 14th time in the elite individual time trial contested at the UCI World Road Championships in Ponferrada.