Rally UHC Cycling is entering 2019 with a new bike sponsor as California-based Felt Bicycles will partner with the American UCI Pro Continental men and UCI Women’s teams for the next three seasons. The team will compete aboard the Felt FR Disc road bikes and Felt DA time trial machines.
“Felt will play an integral part in our team’s performance at some of the world’s biggest races,” explained managing director Charles Aaron. “They’ve proven themselves year-after-year by making some of the best performance-driven bicycles on the planet and we can’t imagine a better bicycle brand to be partnered with.”
Rally UHC Cycling are coming off another excellent season in 2018 with wins at the Deutschland Tour, Amgen Tour of California Women’s Race, Arctic Race of Norway, Tour of the Gila and Le Tour de Langkawi.
For 2019, the team have also added the veteran presence of Svein Tuft who is moving down from the WorldTour where he competed with Mitchelton-Scott and Pier-André Coté moves up from Silber Pro Cycling. Other additions to the team include American Gavin Mannion and John Murphy.
The team’s Felt bikes will be equipped with SRAM Red eTap, Easton bars, stems and seatposts, HED wheels, Kenda tires, Time pedals, Arundel cages and will be equipped with Garmin computers.
The Rally UHC program have an international race calendar set which will take them to big UCI races in Europe and Asia. The team has ambitions to making it up to the WorldTour one day.