The Basque team is part of the UCI ProTeams division since the beginning of the year. By committing to the movement, Fundación – Orbea becomes the 17th MPCC team ot ouf 19 registered in the 2nd division.

Fundación – Orbea wears a jersey dear to the heart of the cycling fans as it is the same one as Euskaltel – Euskadi featured from 1994 to 2013.

This team, created in 2008, then turned professional in 2018 by having been granted the Continental team status. 2020 was the year where Fundación – Orbea reached another important milestone by reaching the 2nd division. The roster includes 19 Spanish riders and 1 Belarusian rider. 12 riders are 25 years old or younger. They are mentored by experienced riders such as Juan José Lobato, who has been part of Euskaltel-Euskadi in 2013.

Sporting Director of the team, Jorge Azanza comments the MPCC membership request:

“For us, joining MPCC means a reward to all the efforts we have done in the last years.”