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Julien Morice earns the first victory in the history of Vital Concept!


The French cyclist was victorious in the inaugural time trial of the Sharjah Tour being held in the United Arab Emirates. His teammate, Kris Boeckmans, came in third.

Julien Morice records the inaugural victory by the Vital Concept Cycling Club in its first official competition. The French rider came in first on the first day of the Sharjah Tour (UCI 2.1), which is being held on January 24-27 in the United Arab Emirates.

Morice was the fastest on his Orca Aero in the inaugural time trial of this race: 10.2 kilometers spread out over an urban circuit in the city of Sharjah, in which he set a time of 12:48:60. His teammate, Belgian rider Kris Boeckmans, finished third, stopping the clock at 12:52:04.

Congratulations, Julien!

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