The Rabobank team has announced the riders who will line up for Sunday's Tour of Flanders and the Vuelta al Pais Vasco (April 4-8).
For Flanders, the team will field Maarten den Bakker, Jan Boven, Erik Dekker, Oscar Freire, Steven de Jongh, Karsten Kroon, Gerben Löwik and Marc Wauters. These eight can count no less than 46 Tour of Flanders between them, with Maarten den Bakker topping the team's league table: Sunday will be his twelfth Ronde. Marc Wauters will ride for the tenth time. Australian Mathew Hayman and Belgian Roy Sentjens are reserves.
For the Vuelta al Pais Vasco (Tour of the Basque Country) the team will line up Michael Boogerd, Denis Menchov, Michael Rasmussen, Pieter Weening, Alexandr Kolobnev, Thorwald Veneberg, Grischa Niermann and Theo Eltink.