13 December 2011
The Primal Europe Team has announced its line-up and sponsors ahead of the 2012 Road season. The team have also launched a feeder cycling club, the Runningtoday Cycling Club.
Team Principal James Smith said “We are really excited with this project. It is hoped that all the riders for the elite team in the future will come from the club. Therefore, if you feel you have potential you need to position yourself in the club this year, to have a chance in 2013.”
The team took over 25 wins in 2011 including the overall win, sprint and team prize at the Kalas Two day stage race. The team can also boast a National Champion in Martin Smith who took the National Veterans’ Title. The team has increased in size so that they can focus on a national, as well as a local calendar.
Riders for 2012:
James Williams (Elite) - Team Manager, Winner Green jersey at Tor2000 circuit series, James Smith (Elite) - Winner Kalas Two Day stage race, Martin Smith (Elite) - National Vets Champion 2011, Adam Bright (Elite) Winner Totnes Circuit race, Wayne Coombs - 1st Cat, Robert Willcocks – 1st Cat, Phil Borrett – 1st Cat, Tom Stockdale – 1st Cat, Peter Haworth – 2nd Cat, Richard Oram – 2nd Cat, Jason Flooks - 2nd Cat
Staff and Management for 2012:
Judith Smith – Team Soigneur, Alex King – Team Soigneur, Darren Stephens – Team Physio
Sponsors for 2012
The team will be again supported by some tremendous sponsors, who are willing to give time, products and financial support to the development of the team and the club.
www.primaleurope.com – Custom Cycling Apparel
www.rutrainingtoday.co.uk – Administration & race day support
www.sunwise.co.uk – Sunglasses
www.cnpprofessional.co.uk – Nutrition supplier
www.mjrmotorhomes.co.uk – Team Motorhome
www.windwave.co.uk – Suppliers of team bikes
www.colnago.com – Team bikes
www.c-originals-sports.com – Helmet suppliers
www.rideplymouth.co.uk – Professional bike fitting service
www.darrenstephens.co.uk – Team Physiotherapist
You can find out more about the team online or join their associated cycling club at www.rutrainingtoday.co.uk , on follow them on Twitter (@rutrainingtoday) and Face Book (rutrainingtoday.co.uk).