BikeNZ Track star Shane Archbold's new team for the 2015 season BORA-Argon18 has been rewarded by the UCI with a successful application into the Pro Continental ranks. The team formerly known as NetApp-Endura rode the Tour de France this year performing well above expectations putting many of the higher ranked World Tour teams to task. Archbold a solid performer on the road will dedicate all of his energies to road racing this season as he embarks on the next step in his career.
The German registered team is a mix of nations looking to be in the mix on all terrain:
BORA – Argon 18 for 2015: Shane Archbold (25, NZL), Jan Barta (29, CZE), Phil Bauhaus (20, GER), Cesare Benedetti (27, ITA), Sam Bennett (24, IRL), Emanuel Buchmann (21, GER), Zak Dempster (27, AUS), Bartosz Huzarski (34, POL), Patrick Konrad (23, AUT), Ralf Matzka (25, GER), Jose Mendes (29, POR), Dominik Nerz (25, GER), Christoph Pfingsten (26, GER), Cristiano Salerno (29, ITA), Andreas Schillinger (31, GER), Daniel Schorn (26, AUT), Michael Schwarzmann (23, GER), Björn Thurau (26, GER), Scott Thwaites (24, GBR), Paul Voss (28, GER)