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Blog - Team presentations 2012

Descriptions of the team presentations in 2012 with information about the riders of the different teams, the sponsors, the shirt/kit and background information

  • Added: wednesday 14 December 2011 at 23:55:00

    The FDJ BigMat 2012 team has been presented during the fan club weekend

    The FDJ BigMat 2012 team has been presented during the fan club weekendLast weekend, in Othis, close to the place where la Française des Jeux is located in Moussy-le-Vieux, the FDJ BigMat 2012 team has been presented to the public during the weekend which was organised specifically for the members of the Club des Supporters (fan club) of the FDJ team.

    A bike ride Saturday afternoon, a get together at night with the presentation of the 2012 team on Saturday night and a cyclo cross on Sunday formed the programme of this interesting weekend.

    The bike ride and the interview with Jérémy Roy

    On Saturday afternoon, after the riders of the FDJ BigMat team already did their training ride in the morning with a loop between Moussy-le-Vieux and Senlis, a 37 kilometer long bike rider from Moussy-le-Vieux and going through Plailly, Ermenonville, Eve and Othis before coming back to Moussy-le-Vieux was open to the fans of the team who could thus share a part of the ride with the riders of the team.

    A good occasion to see their prefered r ...

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  • Added: sunday 20 November 2011 at 16:19:00

    Team Garmin-Cervélo 2012 presented in Boulder (Colorado) in the United States

    Team Garmin-Cervélo 2012 presented in Boulder (Colorado) in the United StatesThursday night, Team Garmin-Cervélo 2012 has been officially presented in the Theater of Boulder in the state Colorado of the United States. 30 riders and 5 directeurs sportifs will make up the team next year: 10 riders have left the team in the interseason and it will have 11 new riders, making up for a total of the maximum number of 30 riders*.

    The last minute addition, Thomas Dekker, suspended -because he was convicted of doping- from July 2009 till July 2011, was probably the most important information of the night, next to the arrival which had already been announced of Alex Rasmussen, who missed out on three doping checks due to a bad declaration of his whereabouts but who has finally not been punished due to a technicality in the procedure.


    Usually, the team presentations take place in January, either just before or just after the Tour Down Under. Garmin-Cervélo however seized the ...

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