Intermarché – Wanty – Gobert Matériaux 2022 Team and Bikes


This page serves as a hub for Intermarché – Wanty – Gobert Matériaux 2022 Team and Bikes. As the racing season goes by I will add links to each rider I review the bike.

For 2022 the team has recruited 10 new riders. Among them some are Neo Pro and some are super experienced such as the Norwegian star; Alexander Kristoff.

Team Strategy

Intermarché – Wanty – Gobert Matériaux team is focussing on classic and stage wins. 70% of the 31 riders are Sprinters / TT type and the rest are climbers.

As the team is among the UCI World Tour Teams for its 2nd year it is racing the whole UCI World Tour calendar including Paris-Roubaix and the three Grand Tours.

KRISTOFF Alexander, DEVRIENDT Tom, PASQUALON Andrea, PETIT Adrien, PLANCKAERT Baptiste, VAN DER HOORN Taco, VAN MELSEN Kévin are racing the Paris-Roubaix 2022.

GIRMAY Biniam, DE GENDT Aimé, HIRT Jan, PEÁK Barnabás, VLIEGEN Loïc, POZZOVIVO Domenico, ROTA Lorenzo, TAARAMÄE Rein are racing the Giro d’Italia.

Alexander Kristoff, Kobe Goossens, Quinten Hermans, Andrea Pasqualon, Taco van der Hoorn and Georg Zimmermann are racing the Tour de France 2022.

Tom Devriendt, Louis Meintjes and Gerben Thijssen are racing La Vuelta ciclista a España 2022.

Cube Bikes

Cube Litening C:68X bike of Taco VAN DER HOORN from Intermarché - Wanty - Gobert Matériaux 2022 Team
Cube Litening C:68X of Taco VAN DER HOORN from Intermarché – Wanty – Gobert Matériaux 2022 Team (Credit Photo: cyclingmedia_agency Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert Materiaux)

Intermarché – Wanty – Gobert Matériaux 2022 Team races on Cube bikes. The German bike manufacturer has been the team bike supplier since 2014.

The whole team races on the Cube Litening C:68X and Aerium C:68 Time Trial bikes. The gears are the Shimano Dura Ace Di2 9200 12 speed. All the bearing including the rear derailleur jokey wheels are provided by CeramicSpeed. Note the front disc rotors are 140mm.

The Newmen wheels adds the exotic touch to the bike set up. The team uses Tubulars and tubeless types depending of the race profile and rider’s preferences.

The tires are the Continental Grand Prix 5000 S TR and Competition Pro LTD.

Riders touch point is made of Prologo saddles and bar tapes. The seat post, handlebar and stem are Cube’s integral part of the frame design. The pedals are the Look Keo Carbon Blade Ti.

Bryton provides the “Rider 500” GPS head units. Bottle cage and bottle are supplied by Elite.

Intermarché – Wanty – Gobert Matériaux 2022 Team races with Nalini jerseys, DMT cycling shoes and Force helmets and sunglasses.

Intermarché – Wanty – Gobert Matériaux 2022 Team and Bikes

BAKELANTS Jan
BYSTRØM Sven Erik
CLAEYS Dimitri
DE GENDT Aimé
DE POOTER Dries
DELACROIX Théo
DEVRIENDT Tom
GIRMAY HAILU Biniam
GOOSSENS Kobe
HERMANS Quinten
HIRT Jan
HUYS Laurens
JOHANSEN Julius
KRISTOFF Alexander
MEINTJES Louis
MIHKELS Madis
PAGE Hugo
PASQUALON Andrea
PEÁK Barnabás
PETILLI Simone
PETIT Adrien
PLANCKAERT Baptiste
ROTA Lorenzo
TAARAMÄE Rein
THIJSSEN Gerben
Taco VAN DER HOORN
Corné VAN KESSEL
Kévin VAN MELSEN
Boy VAN POPPEL
VLIEGEN Loïc
ZIMMERMANN Georg

General Manager and Directeur Sportif: Jean-François Bourlart

Assistant Directeurs Sportifs:
Aike Visbeek
Bart Wellens
Frederik Veuchelen
Hilaire Van der Schueren
Ioannis Tamouridis
Jean-Marc Rossignon
Pieter Vanspeybrouck
Steven De Neef
Valerio Piva

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