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2006 Nerac/Outdoorlights.com presentation

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Jon Hamblen

Jon Hamblen (Image credit: Team Nerac/outdoorlights.com)
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All together now.

All together now. (Image credit: Team Nerac/outdoorlights.com)

Fans, sponsors and team members congregated in Tolland, Connecticut as the Nerac/Outdoorlights.Com Professional Cycling Team was officially presented. The event was set back in the New England woods in a rustic lodge - an ideal atmosphere for the riders to lay out their goals and aspirations for the 2006 season.

The roster is composed of an interesting mix of New England riders and new recruits from the Southeast and Colorado. Returning to the team is New England criterium star Adam Hodges Meyerson and all-arounder Mike Norton who finished 2005 with a strong third place at the Tour of Barbados. Joining the team in 2006 are former Saeco rider Justin Spinelli, 11 time national champion Todd Yezefski, consistent strongman John Hamblen and time trial standout Thad Dulin. With a roster of 16 riders, Nerac/Outdoorlights.com enters its second year as a professional team and is highly motivated.

"This is a team with long term aspirations," said new manager Thad Fischer. "Our goal is to grow this team each year and with long-term support from our sponsor we hope to do so." To help the riders make the most of their abilities, the bike sponsor Pegorretti has provided new team edition bikes in Columbus scandium. Long kept a secret to the American market, Dario Peggoretti's bikes will now be put to use by the Nerac/Outdoorlights.com riders in races throughout the United States as well as Latin America and Europe.

Click here for the team roster

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