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A team of brothers?

With the rumours that the Feillu brothers might be joining the Schleck brothers in the new team the idea came up about what kind of team could be build by only using pairs of brothers.

I've tried finding the best brothers out there to put together a team of 26 riders in 13 pairs of brothers. Here is what I have found:

Andy Schleck (Saxo Bank)
Fränk Schleck (Saxo Bank)
Peter Velits (HTC - Columbia)
Martin Velits (HTC - Columbia)
Alexander Efimkin (AG2R)
Vladimir Efimkin (AG2R)
Roman Feillu (Vacansoleil)
Brice Feillu (Vacansoleil)
Sylvain Chavanel (Quick Step)
Sebstien Chavanel (FDJ)
Peter Sagan (Liquigas)
Juraj Sagan (Liquigas)
Cameron Meyer (Garmin)
Travis Meyer (Garmin)
Maxim Iglinsky (Astana)
Valentin Iglinsky (Astana)
Markus Fothen (Milram)
Thomas Fothen (Milram)
Juan Jose Haedo (Saxo Bank)
Lucas Sebastien Haedo (Saxo Bank)
Staf Scheirlinckx (Omega Pharma - Lotto)
Bert Scheirlinckx (Landbouwkrediet)
José Iván Gutiérrez (Caisse d'Epargne)
David Gutiérrez (Footon-Servetto)
Rasmus Guldhammer (HTC-Columbia)
Thomas Guldhammer (Energi-Fyn)

All riders are Pro Tour or Pro Continental except Thomas Guldhammer.

DSes of the team could perhaps be Igor and Alvaro Gonzales de Galdeano.

This actually loos like a fairly strong team that would probably take a few victories throughout the year.

Does anyone know of any other brothers that would make the team even better? I know there are brother pairs where one brother is a pro while the other brother is not and I haven't included them but that could also be an option.

Edit: Updated list to include more pro tour and pro continental riders.
 
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bored much? interesting concept though. i enjoyed the world cup of which i know little about (im a dumb american) i wish cycling still had national teams more fun to me i think.
 
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You miss Michael Mørkøv from Saxo Bank and his brother Jesper Mørkøv from Team Energi Fyn (continental team). The latter is 22 years of age and considered a talent in Denmark.

In addition, they both race on the track as well. With Michael being one of the best 6 day riders out there. He has won multiple 6 day races with Alex Rasmussen and has worlds gold in both madison and team pursuit.
 
Original post updated to include the latest suggestions which adds more pro tour and pro continental riders than before.

If there is one more brother pair that is also in PT or pro continental then I can replace the last rider that is only on a continental team.
 
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Not Protour/Procontinental but-
Russell Downing (Sky- Protour)
Dean Downing (Rapha Condor Sharp (Continental)

Possible future one would be Peter Kennaugh (Sky) and Tim Kennaugh (currently at GB academy)
 
Not sure these would make the team stronger but

Damiano Caruso (De Rosa)
Giampalo Caruso (Katusha)

Francesco Masciarelli (Aqcua & Sapone)
Simone Masciarelli (Aqcua & Sapone)
Andrea Masciarelli (Aqcua & Sapone)

Nicolas Portal (Sky)
Sebastien Portal (Is he still with Cofidis??)
 

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