The Bahrain-Merida team have come together for a second training camp in Croatia ahead of its debut season in the WorldTour as its riders finalise plans and programmes for the early-season. Team leader Vincenzo Nibali was on hand at the camp in Rovinj as he and his 26 teammates underwent final medical checks and completed several training rides.
Along with the full 27-rider roster, all 45 staff members of Bahrain-Merida were present at the training camp based out of the Long Hotel.
The riders also received early christmas presents with full Sportful team kit divvied up and handed out although it won't be seen until January 1.
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