AG2R ready for French season opener

French team AG2R La Mondiale will open its road campaign at home on Sunday with the GP La Marseillaise, held in southern France. The race is traditionally held on the first weekend in February.

Julien Jurdie, directeur sportif of the team, indicated that the team was ready. "The objective is obviously to start the season positively and not to reproduce last year's debut. For that we will have to be present [on the front of the race] and not to miss the breaks."

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