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EF Education-Nippo

Professional Cycling Team

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This international pro cycling team believes cycling is for everyone and is the best way to explore the world. So this season, they’re tackling new races and rides around the globe. Because that’s where everyone is. This team unites 30 riders representing 15 nationalities, and they speak 11 languages.


STAGE WINS AT GRAND TOURS, TOUR OF COLOMBIA, PARIS-NICE AND TIRRENO-ADRIATICO

OVERALL RANKING AT GIRO D'ITALIA, TOUR OF COLOMBIA, CRITERIUM DU DAUPHINE AND MORE

WINS AT FLANDERS, PARIS-ROUBAIX, LIEGE-BASTOGNE-LIEGE AND MORE

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EF Education-Nippo

IF THE TEAM HAD A MASCOT, IT WOULD BE …

We do have a mascot! Argyle the Crocodile is a pink and purple crocodile with a penchant for world travel, snacking on wheels, dance parties, all things argyle (of course) and hugs.

FAVORITE RACE

LM: Three Peaks Cyclo-Cross
TVG: Critérium du Dauphiné

TEAM JOKESTER

LM & TVG: Mitch Docker

TEAM LEADER

LM: Rigoberto Uran

FAVORITE SNACKS/MEALS

LM: A good sandwich and a beer
TVG: Depends on what country I’m in. Arepas in Colombia. Bocadillo con tortilla in Girona, Spain. Bagels in the USA.

FAVORITE PRERACE SONG

TVG: “Gangsta’s Paradise” by Coolio

FAVORITE MOMENT IN HISTORY

TVG: The 2016 Broncos win

MOST HUMBLING MOMENT

LM: Trying to pack a bivy, take a dump and outrun a bear, all at once at 2 a.m.

GROWING UP, I WANTED TO BE …

LM: A manta ray
TVG: Exactly who I am now

HOW MANY CALORIES DO YOU EAT DAILY DURING TRAINING?

TVG: Between 2,000 and 6,000, depending on training load

WHAT DATA DO YOU LOOK FOR DURING PRESEASON VS. MIDSEASON

LM: Preseason I don’t pay attention to any data, just feelings. In the season, I rely on watts, etc.

STRANGEST THING THAT’S HAPPENED DURING A RACE

LM: I spent 3 hours seeing tiny white rocks on the trail as small fluffy dogs

MUSIC PLAYLIST

TVG: 90s West Coast rap

The Team’s Favorite Device

Garmin Charge Power Pack

“Not having to worry about charging for days on end is a game-changer during ultras. It’s also great for when your regular rides go a bit long and your phone needs a bit of juice.” - Lachlan Morton
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