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Omega Pharma Lotto

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Feb 14, 2010
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They've publicly said they're interested in Greipel. Google translation

The Omega Pharma-Lotto has shown interest to incorporate André Greipel (HTC-Team Columbia) in 2011, according to the Gazet van Antwerpen forward.

On the one hand, public is incompatible Greipel and Mark Cavendish, and, second, the Belgian outfit has sufficient economic power following the departure this year of Cadel Evans to BMC. Moreover, there is a born sprinter since the departure of Robbie McEwen in 2008.
Mar 13, 2009
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Michele said:
Most of the team is using alu frames already from last year and not only for Roubaix.
The answer is that they can get custom geometries and especially lower head tubes.

Interesting point, I met a guy riding a canyon the other day and asked him how it rode...stiff as hell, but the headtube is a too long.

Having said some smaller riders have used the alu frame in the past to get it to 6.8kg