The merger of two squads, Plowman Craven and Pearl Izumi, from 2008 should provide an interesting mix of old and new.
Experienced campaigners Tony Gibb, Tom Barras, James Millard and Evan Oliphant are joined by former Pearl Izumi youngsters Jeroen Janssen, Jon Mozley and Stephen Adams – all still under-23.
Management duo Eddie White and Cherie Pridham take the reins as the 11-strong outfit tackle the Premier Calendar, criterium series and Tours of Ireland and Britain.
February’s Tour of Majorca was a baptism of fire for the boys in pink, coming up against nine ProTour teams, but they held their own in esteemed company to show they mean business this season.
1st James Millard, Jock Wadley Memorial
1st Tom Murray, 1st stage Girvan
1st Jeroen Janssen, Hillingdon GP
1st Jeroen Janssen, Wales Open Criterium
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