Originally Posted by janraaskalt
Those are a lot of names. Could you also give a short description of them?
I can give it a try! Not a lot of time to elaborate though!
Loic Vliegen Belgian talent who oozes of charisma. Excellent acceleration on the hills. Could be a future contender in all the Ardennes classics.
Silvio Herklotz German powerhouse. Very strong climber for his seize. Good cycle-crosser as well.
Matej Mohoric Tried to describe above.
Federico Zurlo Italian wonder-boy. Right now he masters almost everything, but I know he aims to compete in the spring classics. Trained by Marcel Tinazzi (French ex prof) and Cristian Citton (World championship on track)
Sebastian Henao Cousin to Sergio Luis Henao from Sky. Great climber and solid against the clock. Possesses the same mental strength as his cousin.
Fausto Masnada Italian grimpeur. Goes uphill really, really fast!
T.J Eisenhart Stage-race material. Explosive climber, very different style from all the other diesel Americans ala TJVG Talansky, Dombrowski ect ect. Also a good TTer.
Umberto Orsini Nephew of Andrea Tafi. Great climber. 1.90cm tall. Prefers constant rhythm.
Jose Tito Hernandez Did MTB here in Colombia. Top-talent. Strong, strong climber. Ok against the clock as well.
Rodrigo Contreras The beast from Boyaca. Strong climber and TTer. Really good prospect.
Florian Senechal Strong as an ox. Northern classics. Maybe races like Amstel as well. Impressed at the Quick-Step training camp in 2011.
Mads Wurtz Schmidt TT machine. Really powerful could excel on the cobbles as well.
Guillaume Martin French grimpeur. 1.71cm and 53kg. Loves the long hard cols.
Magnus Cort Nielsen Former MTBer. Strong all-rounder. Can climb and TT reasonable.
Aleksey Ribalkin Yet another pocket sieze climber. Good acceralartion. Looks a bit fragile though!
Tom Bohli Junior world pursuit champion. Stong all-rounder.
Quintin Jauregui Cycle-crosser. Exeles on harder parcoures.
Dylan Groenewegen Talented Sprinter. Dont know heeps about him, but he seems rather interesting.
Sonder Holst Enger Classics material. Caught a virus after the Norwigian nationals last year and had the second part of the season ruined.
Marlen Zmorka - TT specialist. Can climb a bit, but needs to drop weight if he really wants to contender on the longer climbs.