Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Kirsten Wild & Charlotte Becker Riding for Team Argos-Shimano

Spanish-based cycling team Argos-Shimano has announced its riders for the forthcoming season. The women hauling the freight for the team include 30 year-old veteran Dutch power sprinter Kirsten Wild, GC victor in the 2009 and 2010 editions of the Tour of Qatar, a member of the 2012 Dutch Olympic team and one of top track cyclists in the world.

Kirsten Wild
Kirsten Wild

Charlotte Becker
Charlotte Becker

German Charlotte Becker, also an effective track cyclist, has won the GC at the Holland Ladies Tour, the GP Ciudad Valladolid, the German National Road Racing Championship and was a member of the victorious Specialized Lululemon team trialers at the 2012 road world championships.

Lucy Garner

Two-time world junior road racing champion Lucy Garner is only 19 years old and eligible for the best young rider award at races for years to come.  The native of Leicester, UK has become one of the most famous of British cyclists.

German all-rounder Elke Gebhardt

Dutch Olympian Amy Pieters

Janneke Busser

Janneke Busser, who'll be leading out her Dutch compatriot Wild in the sprint for the finish line.

Marlen Johrend, German sprinter.

Esra Tromp, Dutch all-rounder.

Kelly Markus, a budding star.

Willeke Knol

Willeke Knol, Dutch attack specialist.

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