Cofidis nine for Tour

French squad Cofidis has announced its nine men that will compete in the Tour de France, July 7 to 29. The team will be Sylvain Chavanel, Nick Nuyens, Stéphane Augé, Geoffroy Lequatre, Cristian Moreni, Ivan Parra, Staf Scheirlinckx, Rik Verbrugghe and Bradley Wiggins.

The two reserves listed are Leonardo Duque and Kevin De Weert.

Wiggins will be giving his all to fulfil a dream of winning the prologue in his hometown of London (read Cyclingnews' recent interview with Wiggins). Colombian Parra, whose brother Fabio won the young riders' competition in 1985, will start in his second Tour for Cofidis.

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