|UCI code|| FHF (2012)|
|Registered|| Italy (2012–2014)|
|Status||UCI Women's Team|
|Team name history|
Faren-Let's Go Finland
Estado de México-Faren Kuota
Estado de México–Faren Kuota ( UCI team code:EMF) was a professional women's cycling team based in the Mexico,which competed in elite road bicycle racing events such as the UCI Women's Road World Cup.
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On September 18 Lucy Martin left the team, joining Matrix Fitness-Vulpine for the 2015 season. On October 11, Fabiana Luperini announced her retirement from the sport. On October 17 Rossella Ratto and Anna Trevisi left the team to join ASD Giusfredi Ciclismo for the 2015 season. On October 30, Maria Giuli Confalonieri and Arianna Fidanza left the team, joining Alé Cipollini, along with Uenia Fernandes on November 5, for the 2015 season. On 12 November Borgato Giada retired from professional cycling.
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