Boosted by the success of Felix Cardenas on Friday's second stage of the Brixia Tour, Barloworld team riders will head to Belgian and Spanish events motivated to do well.
First off is the Tour of the Wallonne Region between July 24 and July 28, where Claudio Corti's team will be racing on the famous roads used for the Ardennes Spring classics.
Sprinters Giosuè Bonomi and Enrico Degano will represent the team in sprint finishes while Gianpaolo Cheula, Alex Efimkin, Mauro Facci, Jeremy Maartens and Hugo Sabido are the riders for hillier terrain. Alberto Volpi will act as directeur sportif.
Meanwhile 2003 world champion Igor Astarloa, Pedro Arreitunandia, Felix Cardenas, Ryan Cox, Rodney Green, James Perry and Amets Txurruka will compete on Tuesday July 25th at the La Prueba Vilafranca de Ordiza in Spain.