Team CSC has confirmed the contract extension of Christian Vandevelde, and has also announced that Brian Vandborg and Peter Luttenberger will ride with the Danish squad for another season.
"We're very close to having all contracts finalized, and it's a pleasure to be so far ahead in the planning at this point already," said team manager Bjarne Riis on team-csc.com. "It gives us space and opportunity to get started early on planning the details of our program for next year. Of course we want a diverse group like now, with both experienced riders and new talents, and the three riders mentioned before have already shown they deserve a spot on our team for next year."
CSC's 26 riders under contract are: Kurt-Asle Arvesen, Lars Bak, Ivan Basso, Michael Blaudzun, Matti Breschel, Fabian Cancellara, Linus Gerdemann, Allan Johansen, Bobby Julich, Karsten Kroon, Marcus Ljungqvist, Giovanni Lombardi, Peter Luttenberger, Christian Müller, Martin Pedersen, Andrea Peron, Jakob Piil, Luke Roberts, Carlos Sastre, Andy Schleck, Fränk Schleck, Nicki Sørensen, Brian Vandborg, Christian Vandevelde, Jens Voigt and David Zabriskie.