Rabobank down to five in Dauphiné

Kevin Reza (Europcar)

Kevin Reza (Europcar) (Image credit: Fotoreporter Sirotti)

The Rabobank team, currently contesting the Dauphiné Libéré in France, is trying to keep its spirits high after a turbulent start to the race. Prior to Tuesday's tough Stage 2 the team was struck an blow when Theo Eltink was unable to start due to the same stomach and intestinal problems that forced Marc de Maar to withdraw from the race after the prologue. Eltink and De Maar shared the same room in the first few days of the tour.

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