The runaway top British team of last year faces 2010 without its star performer, Russell Downing, as he heads for pastures new with Team Sky.
The man from Rotherham took a mighty 14 out of 18 wins for the squad – previously known as CandiTV-Marshalls Pasta – so the pocket-sized Yorkshireman leaves a big hole to plug.
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Aiming to step into the breach will be former Halfords Bikehut trio Ed Clancy, Andy Tennant and Ian Bibby, members of the Tour Series-winning team in 2009. Pete Williams could get more chances to star with Downing gone, while the hugely experienced Malcolm Elliott is captain on the road.
The 10-man team will challenge for the Premier Calendar, Tour Series, Tour of Britain, Tour of Ireland and a number of international and continental events. Former Halfords Bikehut manager Keith Lambert takes charge behind the wheel of the team car.
1st Ian Bibby, National cyclo-cross Championship
1st Joshua Edmondson, Eddie Soens Memorial
1st Malcolm Elliott (individual result), Tour Series Round 2 – Durham
1st Motorpoint, Tour Series Round 2 – Durham
1st Ian Bibby (individual result), Tour Series Round 3 – Portsmouth
1st Motorpoint, Tour Series Round 3 – Portsmouth