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Blog - Team presentations 2010

Descriptions of all team presentations in 2010, with information about the riders of the different teams, the sponsors, the kit/shirt and background information

  • Added: saturday 13 February 2010 at 23:29:00

    HTC-Columbia 2010 presented: a new name for even more success

    HTC-Columbia 2010 presented: a new name for even more successAfter HTC, manufacturer of mobile phones, joining Columbia as a co-sponsor of the team at the start of the 2009 Tour de France, this year the Taiwanese brand becomes the main sponsor of the American team. The team managed by High Road Sports thus changes its name to become HTC-Columbia in 2010 ... awaiting a complete take-over under the name Team HTC?

    A short summary of 2009: from Columbia Highroad to Columbia HTC

    The American team, born from the heritage of the T-Mobile team, had found in Columbia its main sponsor in June 2008 (for a period of 3 years) and Team High Road thus became Team Columbia-High Road at the start of the 2008 Tour de France.

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  • Added: saturday 30 January 2010 at 23:41:00

    AG2R La Mondiale: do better in 2010

    AG2R La Mondiale: do better in 2010The AG2R La Mondiale team for 2010 has been presented on Tuesday 26 January, on the same day as the the Grand Départ of the 2011 Tour de France in the Vendée. Apart from the 8 days during which Rinaldo Nocentini got to wear the yellow jersey in the 2009 Tour de France, the team probably wants to forget this disappointing year as soon as possible in order to think about how to do better in 2010!

    A quick resume of 2009

    2009 has been quite disappointing for the French team based in Chambéry. Indeed, the riders of the team took only 5 wins during the whole year: one stage in the Tour of California for Rinaldo Nocentini, two stages of the Route du Sud for Nicolas Rousseau and Christophe Riblon, the Irish Championship on the road ...

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  • Added: saturday 16 January 2010 at 16:27:00

    Rabobank team presentation 2010: time for talent

    Rabobank team presentation 2010: time for talentUnder the name Time for talent the Rabobank cycling team presented its riders for 2010 on Friday 8 January 2010.
    In this article you can discover what happened at the team presentation in Ahoy in Rotterdam where the Rabobank Six Days of Rotterdam also took place at that time and where in July the Tour de France 2010 will start.

    Looking back to 2009

    The year 2009 is being summarised by Rabobank using the words capricious and nice, according to Harold Knebel (the general director of the Rabobank team) because of the big disappointments and the extaordinary results.

    Indeed, the Rabobank team got 26 victories in 2009, including of course the Giro d'Italia 2009 (the 100-year old Giro) which was won by the Russian Rabobank rider Denis Menchov (in addition to a stage victory in the 5th stage) ...

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  • Added: sunday 10 January 2010 at 17:08:00

    Team Sky gets unveiled: 26 riders will form Team Sky 2010

    Team Sky gets unveiled: 26 riders will form Team Sky 2010On Monday 4 January 2010, one of the two new UCI ProTour teams got presented in London: Team Sky.
    The British team, created from scratch, will ride its first race in the Tour Down Under 2010.
    In this article you'll find information about the riders of the team, the team's philosophy, the team's sponsors, the team's website and other online presence, the team's jersey/kit and bike.

    Team Sky 2010: 26 riders and 44 staff members

    26 riders will form Team Sky in 2010: 25 riders coming in from other professional cycling teams and one neo-pro (the British Peter Kennaugh). ...

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