Rabobank ready for Tour de France challenges

The Rabobank team is gearing up for tomorrow's start of the Tour de France on home turf. It has an important meeting to observe on Friday afternoon, which may give the Dutch team further motivation for the three-week race: the soccer World Cup quarterfinal game against Brazil. While the match will serve as welcome distraction in a country as crazy about football as about bikes, it will not distract the Rabobank riders from their primary goal at this year's Tour, i.e. the overall victory for Denis Menchov.

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