Team Barloworld accepts Ronde van Vlaanderen invitation

Following good results achieved during the first two months of the 2009 season, Team Barloworld was...

Following good results achieved during the first two months of the 2009 season, Team Barloworld was invited to race the 93rd Ronde van Vlaanderen, on April 5.

"I'm very happy that we've been invited to the Ronde van Vlaanderen. We deserved it, and we want to ride well," said Team Manager Claudio Corti. "It will be a difficult race, but we've got some strong riders."

Team Barloworld will also target Milano-Sanremo on March 21, the team is currently riding Tirreno-Adriatico, in Italy.

This season so far, Team Barloworld riders have won five races, taken five second places and four third places. Robert Hunter kicked off the team's success with a third place in the GP Costa degli Etruschi early in February.

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