Israel Start-Up Nation

Factor Bikes are proud to be the technical partner of Israel Start-Up Nation for 2020

Factor Bikes are proud to be the technical partner for Israel Start-Up Nation in 2020.

The team will race in the UCI WorldTour in 2020 and will work closely with Factor’s engineers to drive forward new product developments and designs.

Riders will race on the O2 VAM, the ONE Disc aerobike and the SLiCK Disc for Time Trials.

Israel Start-Up Nation, previously Israel Cycling Academy was formed in 2014 as a development team for Israeli cyclists. The team is owned by Ron Baron and Sylvan Adams who are passionate about promoting and developing cycling in Israel. The team were promoted to World Tour status in 2020 and will race an exciting calendar including the Tour de France, Paris-Roubaix and Giro d’Italia.

The team bikes will also be equipped with Black Inc wheels, seatposts, bars and stems, CeramicSpeed bearings and OSPW, Shimano Dura Ace Di2, Selle Italia Saddles, 4iiii Power Meters, SwissStop Brake Pads and Maxxis Tyres.

Israel Start-Up Nation Team

Matteo Badilatti
Rudy Barbier 
Jenthe Biermans 
Guillaume Boivin
Matthias Brändle
Alexander Cataford 
Davide Cimolai 
Alex Dowsett 
Itamar Einhorn
Omer Goldstein
André Greipel
Ben Hermans
Hugo Hofstetter
Reto Hollenstein
Dan Martin

Travis McCabe
Daniel Navarro
Krists Neilands
Guy Niv
James Piccoli
Nils Politt
Mikhel Räim
Alexis Renard
Guy Sagiv
Patrick Schelling
Rory Sutherland
Norman Vahtra
Tom Van Asbroeck
Mads Würtz Schmidt
Rick Zabel

Latest News & Press 

Gallery: Israel Start-Up Nation at the 2020 Tour de France

Gallery: Israel Start-Up Nation at the 2020 Tour de France

Race Gallery2020 will go down in history as the start of something new for Israel Start-Up Nation, as their first year in the World Tour and their debut appearance at the spectacular Tour de France. Over three weeks, they’ve endured endless kilometres, sprint battles...

Race Report: Strade Bianche

Race Report: Strade Bianche

The return of WorldTour Racing at Strade Bianche for Israel Start-Up Nation & Parkhotel Valkenburg Gallery from the hot and dusty race through the hills & valleys of Tuscany Israel Start-Up Nation   A hot and dusty return to WorldTour racing at Strade...

Bike Check: Mads Würtz Schmidt’s Factor SLiCK

Bike Check: Mads Würtz Schmidt’s Factor SLiCK

In this series, we talk to the pros about their bikes: what they ride and why. More than simply a spec list, this is an insight into how the world’s best riders select their tools. Name: Mads Würtz Schmidt Age: 26 Role: Classics, time triallist Height: 176cm  ...

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