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During the 2022-2023 inter-season seven riders left for other teams, or retired and were replaced by seven new riders to fill the gap.
Among the seven who left the team Astana Qazaqstan, the most notorious rider is Vicenzo Nibali who has retired from professional road racing.
Miguel Ángel López joined the Colombian Team Medellin.
Stefan de Bod transferred to the EF Education-Easypost team.
While the Astana Qazaqstan team lost some great riders, the 2023 inbound riders are also big headliners.
The biggest name to join the Astana Qazaqstan team in 2023 are Mark Cavendish (ex-Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl Team), Luis León Sánchez (ex-Bahrain – Victorious), Cees Bol (ex-Team DSM), and Martin Laas (ex-BORA – hansgrohe).
Grand Tours Plans
Astana Qazaqstar Pro Cycling team being a WorldTour team competes in the UCI World Tour 2023 calendar including the spring classics and the three Grands Tours.
Gianni Moscon is affronting the paves of Paris-Roubaix 2023.
Gianni Moscon, Joe Dombrowski, Harold Tejada, and Simone Velasco are racing the Giro d’Italia 2023.
Samuele Battistella, Dmitriy Gruzdev, Alexey Lutsenko, Mark Cavendish, Cees Bol, David de la Cruz, and Yevgeniy Fedorov aim at some stage wins and a top-10 finish on the GC of the Tour de France 2023.
Harold Tejada and David de la Cruz are racing the Vuelta a Espana 2023.
The rider selection is updated as we approach the races. The final selection depends on the protagonist’s physical condition as the team managers want the best chances to win any given race.
The Astana Qazaqstan team UCI abbreviation on races is AST.
Wilier Road Bikes
For the 2023 season, the team Astana Qazaqstan races on Wilier Triestina road bikes.
Astana Qazaqstan team rides the Wilier Filante SLR, Zero SLR road bikes, and Turbine SLR for the Time Trial races.
The Wilier bikes feature Shimano Dura-Ace Di2 12-speeds 9200 groupsets tuned with SLF Motion ceramic bearings and rear derailleur oversized pulley wheels.
The Corima carbon wheels are rolling on Vittoria tubular and tubeless tires.
The three contact points of the riders with their Wilier bike are Wilier handlebar/stem combo wrapped with Prologo bar tape, a Prologo saddle, and the Look Keo Blade Carbon Ceramic Ti.
To monitor the data from the Shimano power meter and the Core body temperature sensor, the Astana Qazaqstan team relies on Garmin GPS cycling computers.
The Astana Qazaqstan team mechanics lubricate the Shimano chains with Split Second‘s chain wax Bio.
The riders of the team Astana Qazaqstan 2023 wear Limar helmets, Scion sunglasses, Giordana cycling jerseys, bib-shorts, socks, and gloves.
Astana Qazaqstan does not have a cycling shoes sponsor at the team level. Each rider is free to wear the shoes that best fit him, as long as they are white.
Astana Qazaqstan 2023 Pro Cycling Roster
BASSO Leonardo (1m78)
BATTISTELLA Samuele (1m80)
BOARO Manuele (1m73)
BOL Cees (1m94)
BRUSSENSKIY Gleb (1m78)
CAVENDISH Mark (1m75)
CHZHAN Igor (1m85)
DE LA CRUZ David (1m82)
DOMBROWSKI Joe (1m85)
FEDOROV Yevgeniy (1m93)
FELLINE Fabio (1m75)
GAROFOLI Gianmarco (1m80)
GIDICH Yevgeniy (1m79)
GRUZDEV Dmitriy (1m83)
LAAS Martin (1m76)
LUTSENKO Alexey (1m74)
MARTINELLI Davide (1m86)
MOSCON Gianni (1m82)
NATAROV Yuriy (1m86)
NIBALI Antonio (1m80)
NURLYKHASSYM Nurbergen (1m80)
PRONSKIY Vadim (1m73)
RIABUSHENKO Alexandr (1m78)
ROMO Javier (1m84)
SÁNCHEZ Luis León (1m86)
SCARONI Christian (1m75)
SYRITSA Gleb (1m90)
TEJADA Harold (1m80)
VELASCO Simone (1m70)
ZEITS Andrey (1m89)
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