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Dragging this up again because I need some help.
Apparently we need to watch out for this guy.

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Who is this guy?
J. Kulset?
 
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I'm a bit confused about Hushovds role. Jens Haugland is the general manager and the article still refers to him like that and implies he will continue with that role so, will Hushovd be an additional General Manager working next to Haugland or beneath Haugland or what? What will his responsibilities be?
I'm guessing the role of General Manager does not mean he'll be working day to day on the road or anything so I'm guessing it's working on getting the team invites and sponsors and other such tasks or what?
 
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With the invitations being announced from RCS I took a look at how Uno-X has actually done in WT-races in the past. I was very surprised to see that despite all the invites to all sorts of classics, stage races plus the Tour, the only top 3 results so far in any WT race was a 2nd and 3rd place in stages of Dauphine, one in 2022 and one in 2023. Surely they would need to do a lot better if they have ambitions of actually becoming a WT team one day.
 
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I was very surprised to see that despite all the invites to all sorts of classics, stage races plus the Tour, the only top 3 results so far in any WT race was a 2nd and 3rd place in stages of Dauphine, one in 2022 and one in 2023.

Are you absolutely sure about that?


 
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I'm a bit confused about Hushovds role. Jens Haugland is the general manager and the article still refers to him like that and implies he will continue with that role so, will Hushovd be an additional General Manager working next to Haugland or beneath Haugland or what? What will his responsibilities be?
I'm guessing the role of General Manager does not mean he'll be working day to day on the road or anything so I'm guessing it's working on getting the team invites and sponsors and other such tasks or what?

Jens Haugland will keep his job in Uno-X Mobility (the energy company, not the cycling team), but will now only be a board member of Uno-X Mobility Cycling. It's Kulset's decision to bring in Hushovd and have Haugland focus on his main job.

 
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Are you absolutely sure about that?


Ah, must have missed those. Was looking at races with the WT tag and missed the GT tag. Still, not a lot.
 
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Jens Haugland will keep his job in Uno-X Mobility (the energy company, not the cycling team), but will now only be a board member of Uno-X Mobility Cycling. It's Kulset's decision to bring in Hushovd and have Haugland focus on his main job.
The decision probably comes from even higher up than Kulset, likely from the inner core of the Reitans that owns Uno-X and the other companies in the Reitan group. The company is going through a big change and the Reitans wants their best guy (Haugland is seen as a massive talent / upandcomer in the business world) at the real job and not the side project that is the cycling team.
Thor Hushovd has been connected to Reitan Group since 2014 or so.
 
EF also owns their teams, and I think Trek does as well.

Euskaltel - Euskadi is of course owned by the Fundación Euskadi, but that foundation was obviously only set up to generate funds for and managing a cycling team, and its logo doesn't even feature as heavily on the kit as it used to.

In women's cycling, the Roland team is owned by the El Salvadorian/Swiss Ruben Contreras, possibly directly through his company Cogeas which used to be the main sponsor of the team and its logo still appears on the jersey. That's also why the team has always had CGS as its initials, even while Israel was involved.
 
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