Champion System’s Lewis, Traksel Out With Injuries

Hong Kong, SAR – The Champion System Pro Cycling Team will be without Craig Lewis and Bobbie Traksel for races next week due to injuries suffered recently in and out of competition. Traksel underwent arthroscopic surgery on his right knee earlier this week after experiencing pain in some early-season races. Despite the discomfort, he still earned "most aggressive rider" honors at the Tour of … [Read more...]

Feng Takes King of the Mountains Jersey at Taiwan

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Kanpanzan, Taiwan – Champion System Pro Cycling Team's Chun Kai Feng took the lead in the king of the mountains classification after featuring in the breakaway on Friday's Stage 5 of the Tour de Taiwan while teammate Adiq Othman notched another top five finish. Feng, winner of last year's king of the mountains competition, spent the three previous stages in the break, fighting for points. The … [Read more...]

Champion System’s Zach Bell Wins Tour de Taiwan Stage 4

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Metropolitan Park, Taiwan - The Champion System Pro Cycling Team earned its first win of the season when Zach Bell beat six fellow breakaway riders to the line on Thursday's Stage 4 of the Tour de Taiwan. Champion System was front and center right from the start when Chun Kai Feng escaped at kilometer zero and 16 riders followed, including Bell. From this front group, Bell and six other riders … [Read more...]

Champion System Anxious For Amgen Tour of California

Hong Kong, SAR — Champion System Pro Cycling Team’s invitation to participate in the Amgen Tour of California, America’s largest professional stage race, is significant for Asia’s first and only pro continental team. Champion System learned Thursday that it will be one of 16 teams contesting the Amgen Tour of California (May 12-19). “We are very happy to be invited to America's … [Read more...]

Champion System’s Traksel ‘Most Aggressive’ At Oman

Matrah Corniche, Oman — Champion System Pro Cycling Team’s Bobbie Traskel took home honors as the most aggressive rider at the Tour of Oman Saturday after securing and protecting the jersey since the first day of racing. Heading into the final stage, only Jesus Hernandez (Team Saxo-Tinkoff) had the potential of stealing the jersey from Traksel, but it would have required him to take maximum … [Read more...]

Champion System Pro Cycling Team Launches 2013 Squad

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Los Angeles – The Champion System Pro Cycling Team got its 2013 season underway Friday with a team launch that featured a number of dignitaries from the Los Angeles Asian community, other invited guests and a host of media at the Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif. A 22-rider roster was revealed featuring five current national champions from Canada, China, Ireland, Japan and South Korea. In … [Read more...]

Champion System Pro Cycling Team Earns Berths For Qatar, Oman

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Hong Kong, SAR — The Champion System Pro Cycling Team, Asia’s first and only pro continental team, has accepted invitations to participate in the Tours of Qatar and Oman. Receiving an invitation to the two UCI 2.HC calendar races in Asia is significant, said Champion System General Manager Ed Beamon. The Tour of Qatar is Feb. 3-8 while the Tour of Oman is Feb. 11-16. "Starting the … [Read more...]

Champion System Adds More National Champions

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Hong Kong, SAR – The Champion System Pro Cycling Team will count five reigning national champions among its 2013 roster, including new signees Irish road champion Matt Brammeier, South Korean road champion Chan Jae Jang and Japanese time trial champion Ryota Nishizono. WorldTour veteran Gregor Gazvoda will also become part of Asia's first pro continental team, General Manager Ed Beamon … [Read more...]

Champion System Signs Canadians Ryan Anderson and Ryan Roth

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Hong Kong, SAR – The Champion System Pro Cycling Team is adding a pair of Canadians to its roster for the 2013 season with the signings of Ryan Anderson and Ryan Roth. Champion System General Manager Ed Beamon said he kept a close eye on the pair this season while they competed on Team Spidertech powered by C10. When that squad announced it would be suspending racing operations for 2013, it … [Read more...]

Champion System Signs Chad Beyer, Fabian Schnaidt

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Hong Kong, SAR – The Champion System Pro Cycling Team has strengthened its stage racing and sprinting ranks with the signings of Chad Beyer and Fabian Schnaidt, respectively, for the 2013 season, general manager Ed Beamon said Thursday. Schnaidt, the 2011 German Under 23 road champion, comes to Champion System from German continental squad Team Specialized Concept Store. Among his 16 top 10 … [Read more...]