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Leopard Trek train in Mallorca

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The Leopards stock up on fuel for the four-hour training ride

The Leopards stock up on fuel for the four-hour training ride
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Leopard Trek time trial bikes pre-ride

Leopard Trek time trial bikes pre-ride
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Smash and grab: Frank Schleck and his teammates

Smash and grab: Frank Schleck and his teammates
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Fabian Wegmann has a pre-ride snack

Fabian Wegmann has a pre-ride snack
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In one: Cancellara (Leopard Trek)

In one: Cancellara (Leopard Trek)
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Linus Gerdemann (Leopard Trek) looks excited about the four-hour training ride that's about to start

Linus Gerdemann (Leopard Trek) looks excited about the four-hour training ride that's about to start
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Fabian Wegmann makes a quick call before the ride starts

Fabian Wegmann makes a quick call before the ride starts
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Jens Voigt loads up with bottles

Jens Voigt loads up with bottles
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Daniele Bennati checks his bike

Daniele Bennati checks his bike
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Fabian Cancellara and Andy Schleck

Fabian Cancellara and Andy Schleck
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Frank Schleck (Leopard Trek)

Frank Schleck (Leopard Trek)
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Kim Andersen gives out the orders for the day

Kim Andersen gives out the orders for the day
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The riders listen in as Andersen talks

The riders listen in as Andersen talks
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Leopard Trek before their training ride

Leopard Trek before their training ride
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Maxime Monfort chats with Oakley rep and former ONCE rider Inigo

Maxime Monfort chats with Oakley rep and former ONCE rider Inigo
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Jens Voigt joined up with the team after his wife had a baby

Jens Voigt joined up with the team after his wife had a baby
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Fabian Cancellara arrives for training

Fabian Cancellara arrives for training
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The Schlecks and Cancellara will ride Trek bikes in 2011

The Schlecks and Cancellara will ride Trek bikes in 2011
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Mercedes and Trek team up to provide some of the best support in the peloton

Mercedes and Trek team up to provide some of the best support in the peloton
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Only the best will do: Nygaard has worked hard on prodiving the best for his riders

Only the best will do: Nygaard has worked hard on prodiving the best for his riders
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The Leopard Trek time trial bikes before the riders swap from their road bikes

The Leopard Trek time trial bikes before the riders swap from their road bikes
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Bontrager provide the wheels

Bontrager provide the wheels
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The Leopard Trek bike bus

The Leopard Trek bike bus
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Frank Schleck (Leopard Trek) makes his way to the team bus

Frank Schleck (Leopard Trek) makes his way to the team bus
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Frank Schleck arrives for training with his kit bag

Frank Schleck arrives for training with his kit bag
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Andy Schleck in his new Leopard Trek team kit

Andy Schleck in his new Leopard Trek team kit
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Daniele Bennati is more than just a sprinter and can work for the team too

Daniele Bennati is more than just a sprinter and can work for the team too
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Germany's Linus Gerdemann signed from Milram

Germany's Linus Gerdemann signed from Milram
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Brice Feillu could be crucial when it comes to Schleck glory at the Tour de France

Brice Feillu could be crucial when it comes to Schleck glory at the Tour de France
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The Leopard Trek riders at the team bus

The Leopard Trek riders at the team bus
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Frank Schleck: Luxembourg national road champion

Frank Schleck: Luxembourg national road champion
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Leopard Trek is in Mallorca, Spain for the team's first training camp of 2011. It is the first time the rider's get to ride on their official team bikes and in the new kit that was first unveiled at the recent team presentation.

The Luxembourg registered squad line-up includes Andy and Frank Schleck, Fabian Cancellara and Daniele Bennati. They will train on the Spanish island for the next week while seven of their riders, including Stuart O’Grady, compete in the Santos Tour Down Under.

The Spanish camp is the third chance for the squad to bond before the start to the season. Team boss Brian Nygaard organised a mountain get together in Switzerland during the winter and the team gathered again for the team presentation in Luxembourg.

The squad marks Nygaard’s first soiree into team management having previously worked as a press officer for Saxo Bank and briefly at Team Sky. Along with the Shlecks and Cancellara, he has hired some of the top professionals in the peloton in a quest that will see the team compete in both grand tours, week long races and one-day events.

Nygaard departed for the Tour Down Under late on Friday evening, leaving Kim Andersen, his chief directeur sportif, in charge of organising the riders. On today’s menu was a brief photo shoot before a four-hour training ride through the Mallorca hills. The riders are set to stop at a certain point with some of them then switching over to the team’s time trial bikes.

Stay tuned to Cyclingnews over the coming days for more in-depth coverage from the team camp.