Lavenu plans Ag2r’s long-term future

Having secured Ag2r La Mondiale’s commitment to his outfit until the end of 2018 within the past few days, team manager Vincent Lavenu has wasted no time in extending the contracts of his two Tour de France stars. Jean-Christophe Péraud’s deal with Ag2r now runs until the end of 2016, while Romain Bardet has committed to another two years beyond that, to the end of 2018.

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Peter Cossins has written about professional cycling since 1993 and is a contributing editor to Procycling. He is the author of The Monuments: The Grit and the Glory of Cycling's Greatest One-Day Races (Bloomsbury, March 2014) and has translated Christophe Bassons' autobiography, A Clean Break (Bloomsbury, July 2014).