Velon is a joint business venture of eleven UCI World Tour cycling teams with three founding principles: More exciting sport: more entertaining racing for the fans, looking for a race calendar that tells a season long story and is better understood by a growing international fan base. New technology: bring the race alive from the rider’s perspective, showing the fans what it’s like from the saddle. Underpinned by sustainable, credible teams the fans can follow now and long into the future. Creating a new, better economic future for the sport, through collective action and increased co-operation between the teams, other stakeholders and the UCI. Velon’s founding members are: Ø Belkin Pro Cycling Ø BMC Racing Ø Garmin-Sharp Ø Lampre-Merida Ø Lotto-Belisol Ø Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Ø Orica-GreenEDGE Ø Team Giant-Shimano Ø Team Sky Ø Tinkoff-Saxo Ø Trek Factory Racing Velon wants to create a new economic future for the sport and bring fans closer to the riders, races and teams - by working together and in partnership with others. Velon, making cycling better.