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Gerolsteiner, Rabobank, Milram for Flèche

Team Gerolsteiner plans to be at the head of the pack Wednesday, as it climbs the "Mur de Huy" at the end of the Flèche Wallonne. Davide Rebellin, who won the race in 2004 and 2006, and finished fourth on Sunday in the Amstel Gold Race, will look to stand atop the podium again this year. He will be supported by his two team-mates who also finished well in Amstel, German champion Fabian Wegmann (11th) and Stefan Schumacher (15th).

Team Rabobank will send six of the eight riders who rode in the Amstel Gold Race to Belgium for the mid-week race. Youngster Bauke Mollema will make his Classics debut, and Theo Eltink, who has a bad cold, will be replaced by Laurens ten Dam.

Gerolsteiner's line-up consists of Markus Fothen, Johannes Fröhlinger, Andrea Moletta, Davide Rebellin, Ronny Scholz, Stefan Schumacher, Fabian Wegmann and Peter Wrolich.

Rabobank will bank on Thomas Dekker, Oscar Freire, Mauricio Ardila, Robert Gesink, Bauke Mollema, Laurens ten Dam, Bram Tankink and Paul Martens.

Milram puts its hopes on Andrey Grivko, Christian Knees, Erik Zabel, Igor Astarloa, Martin Velits, Peter Velits, Matej Jurco and Sebastian Schwager.(SW)

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