Hincapie Brothers Take Professional Racing Team to the Next Level
Holowesko|Citadel plans to advance to next step in racing
Greenville, S.C. – Bike racing is
The brothers began the team in 2012, and in five short years, it has quickly grown from a young, inexperienced Hincapie Development squad to Holowesko|Citadel, a
And now, with numerous wins under their belts and funds secured for advancement, the Hincapies have applied for Pro Continental status.
“Rich and I started this team with the aim to help mentor young cyclists to the Pro Tour circuit,” says George Hincapie. “Advancing our team to Pro Continental is the natural next step and allows a more seamless transition to Pro Tour for each of the cyclists on the team.”
Supporting cyclists is personal to George Hincapie, who really defined the idea of a domestique during his own racing days, relentlessly supporting his teammates through 17 Tour de France races. Now, Hincapie continues this passion, spending much of his time securing sponsorship dollars and
“Some people may raise their eyebrows at our
“Holowesko|Citadel has really encouraged me to be myself,” adds rider T.J. Eisenhart, whose distinctive fashion statements and outgoing personality have quickly led him to becoming a fan favorite. “On this team, I’m able to be 100% me and not hold back, and that translates to my riding. The team respects that, and it's why I've had a lot of success this year.”
“We’re all about making memories,” concludes Craven. “We’re at the events to enjoy the location, the race, the competition, each other, and the lifestyle. With plans for the team advancing to Pro Continental, we’re excited to do this more, excited for the new adventures and opportunities available. I can’t wait to take this crew to the next level.”
Details on Holowesko|Citadel’s roster and sponsors will be announced in the coming weeks.