Rising stars at Rabobank

By Hedwig Kröner in Nice

The Dutch Rabobank team has been known to cultivate talented young riders for a while now. Within the Espoir squad of the team, several riders have grown ripe during the last seasons, and three of them have turned pro this season: Joost Posthuma, Jukka Vastaranta and Thomas Dekker. Although the stage win of one of them must have come as a surprise to some, after a very successful last year as an amateur, 24 year-old Posthuma wasn't afraid to enter the next level of cycling.

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