The Dutch Buitenpoort - Flexpoint team has signed two young Danish riders, Mie Bekker Lacota and Trine Schmidt. 17 year-old Lacota won the European time trial and road championships in Valkenburg this year, and also won a world title on the track. Trine Schmit, also 17, was second in the European time trial championship.
"Both riders have a lot of talent and both really want to ride in our team," said team manager Jean-Paul van Poppel. Both have signed one year contracts.