After a strong showing in 2005, women's professional squad Buitenpoort - Flexpoint has been presented in Holland and according to team management are set for an even better 2006.
Jean-Paul van Poppel returns as team manager that includes new riders Loes Gunnewijk, Madeleine Sandig and Suzanne van Veen. Double world champion Susanne Ljungskog stays with the team, along with Mirjam Melchers-van Poppel, Amber Neben and Tanja Hennes. The squad won two world cups in 2005 (Tour of Flanders and Castilla y Leon), plus Tour de l'Aide, Expert Ladies Tour and the Tour of Toscane - in 2006 they'll be aiming to add to this impressive list, and have the firepower to do so.
The 2006 Buitenpoort - Flexpoint squad is: Susanne Ljungskog, Mirjam Melchers-van Poppel, Amber Neben, Tanja Hennes, Vera Koedooder, Sandra Rombouts, Luise Keller, Linda Villumsen, Elsbeth van Rooy-Finch, Loes Gunnewijk, Madeleine Sandig and Suzanne van Veen