Dijon could set up a professional team by 2025
2025. This is the year targeted by the president of the SCO Dijon-Team Materiel-velo.com, Regis Bouchesecheto have a professional team on the side of the Golden Coast according to the local newspaper The public good. “We need three million euros for the project to get started”, did he declare. The objective is to reach the Continental Pro level, the second level after the World Tour. The main interested party is however pragmatic: “It’s not the fastest time, it won’t be easy to find big funding. But everyone is welcome, especially companies that would support us and invest in the bike.”
Video – Julien Bernard ran for five seasons in the team
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Pro runners passed through Dijon
The team with known riders from the past is now installed in the peloton like Julian Bernard (Trek-Segfredo) and Pierre-Luc Perichon (Cofidis). One of the young people in the group, Pierre Gautherat (19), author of five victories in 2022, has also signed a two-year contract with AG2R Citroën Team and has already played three professional lessons with his new team at the end of the season: the Famenne Ardenne Classic, Binche-Chimay-Binche and Paris-Bourges. Also asked to take stock of the season by The public goodRégis Boucheseche was happy to be able to stay in N1: “Until June, I was getting a little white hair. The guys were there but we lacked success, we had falls, we weren’t scoring the points we needed, etc. We were playing our season, a little our life too: I did not see myself living a relegation.
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