Who's in the Saddle for Omega - Pharma-Quickstep - Tour de France

June 28, 2014
Who's in the Saddle for Omega - Pharma-Quickstep - Tour de France

One of the most dominant teams on the Tour, Omega Pharma – Quickstep is a Belgian UCI World Tour cycling team. The CEO is former professional cyclist, Belgian Patrick Lefevere.

The booty

This year alone the team has taken out 40 wins (last year they hit 63) and is currently placed at the top of the World Ranking. The team placed first in last year’s Team Time Trial competition in Florence, Italy. Equally impressive highlights from last year include team member Mark Cavendish’s 5-stage win at the Giro d’Italia and four Tour de France successes.

They ride…

Specialized

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Who's taking the team to the 2014 Tour de France

Allessandro Petacchi (Italy)

Jan Baeklants (Belgium)

Mark Cavendish (United Kingdom) - Cavendish down and out due to stage 1 crash dislocating his collarbone.

Mark Renshaw (Australia)

Matteo Trentin (Italy)

Michal Golas (Poland)

Michal Kwiatkowski (Poland)

Niki Terpstra (Netherlands)

Tony Martin (Germany)

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Who rides for Omega Pharma – Quickstep

Mark Cavendish - Cavendish down and out due to stage 1 crash dislocating his collarbone.

Carlos Verona

Mark Renshaw

Rigoberto Uran

Kevin de Weert

Michal Golas

Iljo Keisse

Tony Martin (2014 delivered his third straight gold for German TT Championships)

Gianni Meersman

Alessandro Petacchi

Pieter Serry

Julian Alaphilippe

Jan Bakelants

Tom Boonen

Gianluca Brambilla

Thomas de Gendt

Andrew Fenn

Michal Kwiatkowski (2014 Polish National Time Trial Champion)

Nikolas Maes

Serge Pauwels

Wout Poels

Gert Steegmans

Zdenek Stybar (recent 2014 Czech Republic National Road Championship winner)

Niki Terpstra

Matteo Trentin

Petr Vakoc

Guillaume van Keirsbulck

Stijn Vandenbergh

Martin Velits

Julien Vermote

Read More - Cavendish Rocketing for Yellow Jersey

Omega Pharma Quickstep

Not just the pros

Omega Pharma – Quickstep also comprises two youth teams, EFC-Omega Pharma Quick-Step U23s and the Avia junior team.

Who’s Omega Pharma and who’s Quickstep

Omega Pharma is a Belgian pharmaceutical company. Hailing from Flanders, Quickstep is in the flooring industry.