Team Gerolsteiner will be the only German ProTeam to participate in the UCI rated cat. 2.1 Rheinland-Pfalz-Rundfahrt. Starting in Koblenz on the Rhein river on Wednesday, May 11, the 40th edition of the race will return to the same city on Sunday, May 15 after 821 km of racing. The parcours is rather hilly in this region of South-Western Germany. An individual time trial of 25 km on the penultimate day will also have some consequences on the final general classification on Sunday. Last year's winner Björn Glasner (Lamonta) will defend his title.
Gerolsteiner will line up the following riders: René Haselbacher, Heinrich Haussler, Sebastian Lang, Michael Rich, Uwe Peschel, Matthias Russ, Thorsten Schmidt and Fabian Wegmann. The other teams present at the Rheinland-Pfalz-Rundfahrt will be: AG2R, Akud-Arnold’s Sicherheit, Barloworld-Valsir, Chocolade Jacques-T Interim, Comnet-Senges, Ed’System-ZVVZ, Action, Landbouwkrediet-Colnago, MrBookmaker-SportsTech, Naturino-Sapore di Mare, Shimano-Memory Corp., Lamonta, Wiesenhof, German National Team.