After Easter, and the Ronde van Vlaanderen, the team Liquigas will have a week full of appointments. The riders will be split between Belgium, Spain and France. Besides the Gent-Wevelgem and the Paris-Roubaix, they will also take part in the Vuelta al Paiis Vasco (April 9 - 14) and the Circuit de la Sarthe (April 10 - 13).
In Spain there will be Danilo Di Luca, who, backed by two wins so far this season, will try to hold on other successes. 'The Killer' won the Paiis Vasco in 2005 prior to going on to win the Amstel Gold and Fleche Wallone. The complete team will be Manuel Beltrán, Patrick Calcagni, Kiell Carlström, Danilo Di Luca, Vladimir Miholjevic, Andrea Noè, Alessandro Spezialetti and Charles Wegelius with Team Managers Dario Mariuzzo and Mario Scirea.
In France the front will be headed by Magnus Backstedt and Vincenzo Nibali. The complete team will be Michael Albasini, Magnus Backstedt, Aleksandr Kuschynski, Matej Mugerli and Vincenzo Nibali, with Team Manager Mario Chiesa.