The 2016 Pro Teams who will compete for the UK StreetVelodrome Series have been announced ahead of Round 1 of the series which takes place at Eden Project, Cornwall on 8th May.
There will be six teams each representing one of the regions or cities the nationwide tour visits between May and July. Each team is made up of one pro male and one pro female rider. They both compete at each round to win Olympic style gold, silver or bronze medals for their respective team. The team topping the medal table at the end of the series wins.
Each of the six teams will enjoy the advantage of the home fans support as they tour around the UK.
The six regional teams are:
2015 Pro Female Champion & 2010 British Downhill Champion
Flatlands BMX star and Guiness Book of Records holder
Home Event - Round 1 Eden Project 8th May
2014 Pro Female Champion
2014 & 2015 Pro Male Champion
Home Event - Round 2 Hillingdon 22nd May
Debut in Streetvelodrome. Previous National Grass Track Champion & MTB Cross Country Champion
Debut in StreetVelodrome. 3rd Redbull Rampage, 2nd Masters Worlds Champs and Irish DH Champion.
Home Event - Round 3 Belfast & Round 4 Ballyclare
ANGELS OF THE NORTH
Debut in StreetVelodrome. Represented the North East at the School Games. Track Sprint specialist
Eduro elite rider. Bronze medallist in StreetVelodrome 2015
Home Event - Round 5 Stockton on Tees 25 June
SOUTH COAST ROLLERS
2015 Amateur Female Champion
Cyclocross & Mountain Bike Elite. Bronze medallist in StreetVelodrome 2015
Home Event - Round 6 Worthing 3 July
Debut in StreetVelodrome. Road race elite
Debut in StreetVelodrome. UK National BMX Champion
Home Event - Round 7 Bury St Edmunds 17th July
To find out more about the 2016 Pro Teams and how the UK StreetVelodrome Series works visit www.streetvelodrome.co.uk