IPT’s performances on the road in 2024 have deservedly made headlines throughout the season, and have helped generate plenty of interest in the team’s riders.

We’ll be tracking those online articles throughout the rest of the year, and be making them easily accessible for the team’s fans with our new Media Watch page.

Tuesday May 7

Bici ○ Discovering Joe Blackmore
Three stage races on three different continents, but the final response was always the same: victory. If we then add to these the success at the Liège-Bastogne-Liège U23 it is clear why Joseph Blackmore is one of the most talked about names in the cycling world in this period, with a lot of eyes of observers and experts focused on him.
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Monday May 6

Canadian Cycling Magazine ○ Riley Pickrell has strategies for the sprints in his Giro d’Italia debut
Even with riders like Milan, Merlier and Kooij at the race, the young fastman on Israel – Premier Tech could be in the mix for stage podiums
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Friday May 3

Dernières Nouvelles d’Alsace ○ Hugo Hofstetter: “The Giro has always attracted me”
Israel – Premier Tech is counting on Alsatian Hugo Hofstetter during the Giro, which begins this Saturday in Turin. With bib 104, the Sundgauvien intends to complete a third Grand Tour.
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Tuesday April 30

SportsNet ○ Canadians Mike Woods, Riley Pickrell to race in Giro d’Italia for Israel – Premier Tech
Canadian rider Michael Woods is headed to his third Giro d’Italia and 11th Grand Tour race. The 37-year-old from Ottawa, who won a stage at last year’s Tour de France, will be joined by fellow Canadian Riley Pickrell on the Israel – Premier Tech team for the Giro. Pickrell, a 22-year-old from Victoria, will be appearing in his first Grand Tour event.
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