2009 Vuelta a Espana Photos: Teams Presentation

 

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- Video:  Teams presentation.  (01:15)

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2009 Vuelta a Espana:  The setting for today's teams presentation in the Netherlands.
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2009 Vuelta a Espana:  The Liquigas team notably includes Ivan Basso, Daniele Bennati,
Romain Kreuziger and Manuel Quinziato.
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2009 Vuelta a Espana:  Silence-Lotto is led by Cadel Evans.
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2009 Vuelta a Espana:  Garmin-Slipstream have some firepower for potential top performances on all fronts:
Tyler Farrar, David Millar, Tom Danielson.  Ryder Hesjedal, Daniel Martin, Svein Tuft,
Christian Meier, Julian Dean and Martijn Maaskant are also on the team.
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2009 Vuelta a Espana: Lampre will be led by world champion Alessandro Ballan and Damiano Cunego.
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2009 Vuelta a Espana:  Team Columbia-HTC riders include Kim Kirchen and Bert Grabsch.
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2009 Vuelta a Espana:  Quick Step will be led by Belgian national champion
Tom Boonen, Stijn Devolder and Allan Davis.
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2009 Vuelta a Espana:  Team Saxo Bank have brought their A-team, including Andy and Frank Schleck,
Fabian Cancellara, Kurt-Asle Arvesen and Stuart O'Grady.
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2009 Vuelta a Espana:  Alejandro Valverde leads Caisse d'Epargne.
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2009 Vuelta a Espana:  Astana is led by the controversial Alexandre Vinokourov, recently returned from a doping suspension.  The team also notably includes American Chris Horner, Maxim Iglinskiy, Jose Luis Rubiera and Haimar Zubeldia.
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