Gerolsteiner for Franco-Belge

German team Gerolsteiner is gearing up for its last stage race this season, the Circuit Franco-Belge in Northern France and Belgium. Starting Thursday, September 28, in Mabeuge, France, the 2.1 race will finish on Sunday, October 1 in Tournai, Belgium. "Our goal is a stage win," said team director Christian Wegmann, and has assembled a roster of two experienced, older riders to guide their younger colleagues at the event.

Frank Høj and Marcel Strauss will be the oldest pros in the Franco-Belge team, averaging 24.1 years of age. The full roster is: Thomas Fothen (23), stagiaire Johannes Fröhlinger (21), Heinrich Haussler (22), Frank Høj (33), stagiaire Niko Keinath (19), Sven Krauss (23), Matthias Russ (22) and Marcel Strauss (30).

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