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What Riders do the Pro Tour teams need/ not need?

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Rocksteady said:
Thanks for all the great info guys (and gals). Any thoughts on LeakyGas? Another sprinter perhaps with the loss of Chicchi and Doping investigations on Petacchi?

Or some Classics riders?

Is Benatti still with them? If so, he just needs to get healthy and that covers GT stage winning sprinter and one guy for Belgian classics.
 
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Rocksteady said:
Thanks for all the great info guys (and gals). Any thoughts on LeakyGas? Another sprinter perhaps with the loss of Chicchi and Doping investigations on Petacchi?

Or some Classics riders?

They have some young sprinters like Viviani i think.

maybe some cobbles riders?
 

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joy118118 said:
They have some young sprinters like Viviani i think.

maybe some cobbles riders?

For the cobbles: I believe Oss will do a bang-up job in coming years, he was already quite well this year
 
undencem said:
Marco Pinotti(HTC Columbia) is a good GC contender for Grand Tours

I think Euskaltel Euskadi also needs sprinters and I am looking forward to see Haedo brothers(Saxobank) more in Grand Tours , challenging Cav.

New Lampre-ISD needs a top star for Grand Tours . Cunego is not enough !

Also, apparently Lampre have Scarponi, who is these days way better than cunego in gts
 
Nick C. said:
Is Benatti still with them? If so, he just needs to get healthy and that covers GT stage winning sprinter and one guy for Belgian classics.
I doubt Benna will be there next year. He's been linked to Team Schlux and he wasn't mentioned by Liqui as one of their resigned riders for next year, though I guess it could still happen.
The Hitch said:
Isnt cunego moving to footon?

Cunego resigned with Lampre - a mistake in my opinion. I think he needs a change of scenery.