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Le Lay signs for AG2R - La Mondiale

Daniel Simms
July 01, 2009, 10:34 BST,
July 01, 2009, 4:36 BST
First Edition Cycling News, Wednesday, July 1, 2009
Frenchman David Le Lay (Agritubel) signs autographs for young fans.

Frenchman David Le Lay (Agritubel) signs autographs for young fans.

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Impressive Frenchman secures two seasons with ProTour team

Agritubel rider David Le Lay has signed with French ProTour outfit AG2R - La Mondiale for two seasons, a boost ahead of his ride in this year's Tour de France starting on Saturday in Monaco.

Having arrived at Agritubel from domestic squad Bretagne - Armor-Lux during the middle of last season, his performances in this year's editions of Flèche Wallonne and Liège-Bastogne-Liège, where he took 12th and 21st respectively, caught the eye of AG2R - La Mondiale management.

Le Lay has quickly developed into one of French cycling's most notable current riders, although his career has followed a slightly varying trajectory to the likes of countrymen Thomas Voeckler or Pierrick Fredrigo. His place on a ProTour roster is the next step in a rise to prominence and should lead to more success over the next two years.

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