Ulster Cycling News
29May/030

McCann Back In Action and Against Ullrich and Zabel Too

David McCann who recenty signed for Team Endurasport.com has certainly picked quite a tough opening race with the team.
On Saturday he is riding against Jan Ullrich and Eric Zabel in the TEAG
Hainleite one day race in Germany.
The Endurasport squad are delighted with McCann's signing. A recent press release from the team states "Olympian and current Irish national Time Trial champion David McCann is the latest rider to sign for Britain's only Professional cycling team. 30 year old McCann will add further quality and experience to our young team. A vastly experienced rider, McCann has ridden in the past two Olympics and was 8th in last year's Commonwealth games Time Trial. Other career highlights include winning the Manx International UCI Road race in both 1996 and 2002 and being Irish road race champion on three occasions.

David is a current member of the Irish Olympic squad and is both a prolific time trailist and good all round roadman who can climb. McCann said "I'm very happy to be part of Team endurasport.com-Principia. The team atmosphere is great and I'm excited about getting back to racing in Italy. Harry Lodge has put together a schedule with some tough races, but with an excellent support team I am confident that, riding in the Team endurasport.com-Principia jersey, I will be stronger than ever."

In addition to being a regular in the irish squad, McCann has ridden with Polish Division two outfit CCC-MAT and the Austrian Division three team Volksbank-Ideal.

McCann will also be focusing on the track, he states "I'm also planning to do some pursuiting with the Irish track squad, aiming for the B World championships in July". They are being coached by Chris Boardman."
For all the news on the team who also include Stephen Gallagher visit http://www.teamendurasport.com

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