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RadioShack's training camp begins in Arizona

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Yaroslav Popovych and Jose Luis Rubiera lead proceedings.

Yaroslav Popovych and Jose Luis Rubiera lead proceedings.
(Image credit: Casey B. Gibson)
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With contracts running until the end of the year and RadioShack's kit not quite ready, the riders were out in the colours of their former squads.

With contracts running until the end of the year and RadioShack's kit not quite ready, the riders were out in the colours of their former squads.
(Image credit: Casey B. Gibson)
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Recruits from the under-23 Trek-Livestrong squad Sam Bewley and Bjorn Selander check the details of their new bikes.

Recruits from the under-23 Trek-Livestrong squad Sam Bewley and Bjorn Selander check the details of their new bikes.
(Image credit: Casey B. Gibson)
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Johan Bruyneel delivers instructions at the RadioShack team camp.

Johan Bruyneel delivers instructions at the RadioShack team camp.
(Image credit: Casey B. Gibson)
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Matthew Busche and Chris Horner.

Matthew Busche and Chris Horner.
(Image credit: Casey B. Gibson)
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Chris Horner gets ready to ride.

Chris Horner gets ready to ride.
(Image credit: Casey B. Gibson)
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Andreas Klöden at the RadioShack team camp.

Andreas Klöden at the RadioShack team camp.
(Image credit: Casey B. Gibson)
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Chris Horner and Lance Armstrong ride alongside one another.

Chris Horner and Lance Armstrong ride alongside one another.
(Image credit: Casey B. Gibson)
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Most of the RadioShack team have made the journey to Tucson, Arizona this week.

Most of the RadioShack team have made the journey to Tucson, Arizona this week.
(Image credit: Casey B. Gibson)
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Lance Armstrong in Tucson, Arizona.

Lance Armstrong in Tucson, Arizona.
(Image credit: Casey B. Gibson)
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Lance Armstrong (right) chats with a local friend on a training ride.

Lance Armstrong (right) chats with a local friend on a training ride.
(Image credit: Casey B. Gibson)
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Levi Leipheimer, Daryl Impey and Matthew Busche wait pre-ride.

Levi Leipheimer, Daryl Impey and Matthew Busche wait pre-ride.
(Image credit: Casey B. Gibson)

RadioShack have this week come together in Tucson, Arizona for the US squad's first training camp. Former-Astana teammates Lance Armstrong, Levi Leipheimer, Chris Horner, Andreas Klöden, Yaroslav Popovych and Haimar Zubeldia have joined new colleagues including Gert Steegmans, Daryl Impey and Sebastien Rosseler out and about on the roads around Tucson.

With their current contracts valid for a few more weeks and RadioShack yet to finalize its uniform for next season, the riders jumped aboard their new team bikes on Monday adorned in the jerseys of their 2009 squads. Photographer Casey B Gibson was there for Cyclingnews to capture the colourful procession of the team as it made its way out for a spin on a greyish day in Arizona.

Click here for an a gallery of images from Day 1 of the RadioShack training camp

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