Belgian pro footballer starts Continental team

Belgian footballer Timmy Simons has joined forces with current Omega Pharma-QuickStep director Wilfried Peeters to create a new cycling team that will focus on both cyclo-cross and road cycling. Simons is a fifty percent shareholder in Belgian real estate company Vastgoedservice - which translates to Real Estate Service - and according to Het Laatste Nieuws, he and fellow shareholder Geert Vanhoof have decided to invest in a cycling project of their own.

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