Team - Magnus Maximus granted UCI Continental licence

Team - Magnus Maximus, granted a UCI Continental license for 2009, become's Sweden's first professional team of the modern era.

"There has always been a small number of riders from Sweden who have made it as professionals. Now we can collectively bring all that is good about the Swedish culture and mentality to the running of this team," said Team Manager Martin McCrossan. "The riders have no pressure, there is a bigger picture to this team. All we ask is that they go out and race with the true Viking spirit, with the correct ethos and become the new generation of committed young professionals who want a clean future for our sport."

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