New project of the Marcelino Oliver Foundation - the women's team Soltec Costa Cálida. The newly established professional UCI Spanish team will ride on COX wheels. The team is a project of the Marcelino Oliver Foundation, which mission is to support cyclists affected by road accidents. The foundation was created in memory of Marcelino Oliver, who died in an accident while riding a bicycle - his greatest passion.
The Soltec Costa Cálida team was announced last summer. It is the first professional women's team in the Murcia region. 2022 will be their first racing season, in which they will participate in all starts from the calendar of the Spanish Federation, as well as some international competitions in France and Portugal. The long-term goal is to participate in the La Vuelta. The team is international consisting of 9 girls, including an Ethiopian and a Venezuelan, and is currently negotiating with one of the most promising Dominican athletes.The main sponsor of the team is the energy company Soltec, which will provide the first bus in the cycling world equipped with photovoltaic solar energy, thus contributing to sustainable mobility and promoting the environmental care, the so-called "kilometers for solidarity ”.
With this project, Soltec supports campaigns against breast cancer and works towards for the develop women's cycling!
We are glad to be part of this new endeavor and wish success in the upcoming season to all the ladies from Soltec Team Costa Cálida.