2015 IAM Cycling season

IAM Cycling
2015 season
UCI code IAM
Status UCI ProTeam
Manager Serge Beucherie
Main sponsor(s) IAM Independent Asset Management
Based Switzerland
Bicycles Scott
Groupset Shimano
Season victories
One-day races 2
Stage race overall
Stage race stages 9
National Championships 3
Most Wins Matteo Pelucchi and Matthias Brändle (2 wins)

The 2015 season for the IAM Cycling cycling team began in January at the Tour Down Under. As a UCI WorldTeam, they are automatically invited and obligated to send a squad to every event in the UCI World Tour.

In December 2014 the UCI announced that the team would be granted a WorldTour licence for the 2015 season.[1]

2015 roster

As of 1 January 2015.
Rider Date of birth
 Marcel Aregger (SUI) (1990-08-26)26 August 1990 (aged 24)
 Matthias Brändle (AUT) (1989-12-07)7 December 1989 (aged 25)
 Sylvain Chavanel (FRA) (1979-06-30)30 June 1979 (aged 35)
 Clément Chevrier (FRA) (1992-06-29)29 June 1992 (aged 22)
 Stef Clement (NED) (1982-09-24)24 September 1982 (aged 32)
 Jérôme Coppel (FRA) (1986-08-06)6 August 1986 (aged 28)
 Thomas Degand (BEL) (1986-05-13)13 May 1986 (aged 28)
 Stefan Denifl (AUT) (1987-09-20)20 September 1987 (aged 27)
 Dries Devenyns (BEL) (1983-07-22)22 July 1983 (aged 31)
 Martin Elmiger (SUI) (1978-09-23)23 September 1978 (aged 36)
 Sondre Holst Enger (NOR) (1993-12-17)17 December 1993 (aged 21)
 Mathias Frank (SUI) (1986-12-09)9 December 1986 (aged 28)
 Jonathan Fumeaux (SUI) (1988-03-07)7 March 1988 (aged 26)
 Heinrich Haussler (AUS) (1984-02-25)25 February 1984 (aged 30)
 Reto Hollenstein (SUI) (1985-08-22)22 August 1985 (aged 29)
Rider Date of birth
 Roger Kluge (GER) (1986-02-05)5 February 1986 (aged 28)
 Pirmin Lang (SUI) (1984-11-25)25 November 1984 (aged 30)
 Jarlinson Pantano (COL) (1988-11-19)19 November 1988 (aged 26)
 Simon Pellaud (SUI) (1992-11-06)6 November 1992 (aged 22)
 Matteo Pelucchi (ITA) (1989-01-21)21 January 1989 (aged 25)
 Jérôme Pineau (FRA) (1980-01-02)2 January 1980 (aged 34)
 Sébastien Reichenbach (SUI) (1989-05-28)28 May 1989 (aged 25)
 Vicente Reynès (ESP) (1981-07-30)30 July 1981 (aged 33)
 Aleksejs Saramotins (LAT) (1982-04-08)8 April 1982 (aged 32)
 Patrick Schelling (SUI) (1990-05-01)1 May 1990 (aged 24)
 David Tanner (AUS) (1984-09-30)30 September 1984 (aged 30)
 Jonas Vangenechten (BEL) (1986-09-16)16 September 1986 (aged 28)
 Larry Warbasse (USA) (1990-06-28)28 June 1990 (aged 24)
 Marcel Wyss (SUI) (1986-06-25)25 June 1986 (aged 28)

    Riders who joined the team for the 2015 season
    Rider 2014 team
    Clément Chevrierneo-pro (Bissell Development)
    Stef Clement[2]Belkin Pro Cycling
    Jérôme Coppel[2]Cofidis
    Thomas DegandWanty–Groupe Gobert
    Dries Devenyns[2]Giant–Shimano
    Sondre Holst Engerneo-pro (Sparebanken Sør)
    Jarlinson PantanoColombia
    Simon Pellaudneo-pro (Roth-Felt)
    David TannerBelkin Pro Cycling
    Jonas VangenechtenLotto–Belisol
    Larry WarbasseBMC Racing Team

    Riders who left the team during or after the 2014 season
    Rider 2015 team
    Kristof Goddaert[3]†18.02.14
    Sébastien Hinault Retired
    Kevyn IstaWallonie-Bruxelles
    Dominic Klemme
    Gustav Larsson[4] Cult Energy Pro Cycling
    Thomas Löfkvist[5] Retired
    Johann Tschopp[6] IAM MTB Team

    Season victories

    Date Race Competition Rider Country Location
    29 January Trofeo Santanyi-Ses Salines-Campos UCI Europe Tour  Pelucchi, MatteoMatteo Pelucchi (ITA)  Spain Campos
    1 February Trofeo Playa de Palma UCI Europe Tour  Pelucchi, MatteoMatteo Pelucchi (ITA)  Spain Palma
    22 February Tour of Oman, Stage 6 UCI Asia Tour  Brändle, MatthiasMatthias Brändle (AUT)  Oman Muttrah Promenade
    27 May Tour of Belgium, Prologue UCI Europe Tour  Brändle, MatthiasMatthias Brändle (AUT)  Belgium Bornem
    17 June Ster ZLM Toer, Prologue UCI Europe Tour  Kluge, RogerRoger Kluge (GER)  Netherlands Goes
    21 June Tour de Suisse, Mountains classification UCI World Tour  Denifl, StefanStefan Denifl (AUT)   Switzerland
    5 July Tour of Austria, Stage 1 UCI Europe Tour  Enger, Sondre HolstSondre Holst Enger (NOR)  Austria Scheibbs
    6 July Tour of Austria, Stage 2 UCI Europe Tour  Tanner, DavidDavid Tanner (AUS)  Austria Grieskirchen
    28 July Tour de Wallonie, Stage 4 UCI Europe Tour  Vangenechten, JonasJonas Vangenechten (BEL)  Belgium Quaregnon
    3 August Tour de Pologne, Stage 2 UCI World Tour  Pelucchi, MatteoMatteo Pelucchi (ITA)  Poland Dabrowa Górnicza
    4 August Tour de Pologne, Stage 3 UCI World Tour  Pelucchi, MatteoMatteo Pelucchi (ITA)  Poland Katowice
    2 October Tour de l'Eurométropole, Stage 2 UCI Europe Tour  Vangenechten, JonasJonas Vangenechten (BEL)  Belgium Poperinge
    4 October Tour de l'Eurométropole, Teams classification UCI Europe Tour [N 1]  Belgium

    National, Continental and World champions 2015

    Date Discipline Jersey Rider Country Location
    11 JanuaryAustralian National Road Race Champion
     Haussler, HeinrichHeinrich Haussler (AUS)  Australia Buninyong
    25 JuneFrench National Time Trial Champion
     Coppel, JérômeJérôme Coppel (FRA)  France Chantonnay
    28 JuneLatvian National Road Race Champion
     Saramotins, AleksejsAleksejs Saramotins (LAT)  Latvia Dobele



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    3. "Profrenner Kristof Goddaert overreden door bus aan Noxx" [Professional Rider Kristof Goddaert run over by bus at Noxx]. Gazet van Antwerpen (in Dutch). Concentra NV. 18 February 2014. Retrieved 8 February 2015.
    4. Clarke, Stuart (24 November 2014). "Cult Energy Pro Cycling fire manager after just two months in charge". Cycling Weekly. Retrieved 8 February 2015.
    5. "Löfkvist announces retirement from professional cycling". Cyclingnews.com. Future plc. 28 August 2014. Retrieved 8 February 2015.
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