no radioshack train for steegmans2   No RadioShack Train for Steegmans

Johan Bruyneel, the team manager for RadioShack, states that the team’s focus will be on getting the general classification wins, as always, and that there will be no lead-out train provided for sprinter Gert Steegmans similar to that of Team Sky or Team HTC-Columbia.

Despite signing up Steegmans for the 2010 season, Bruyneel thinks that remaking the strategies and team dynamics to work around a sprinter will be too big of a change. He adds that the team has already proven that it can be successful in the stage races, so the plan is to keep on doing what’s working out for them.

“He’s going to get some protection, but this is not a team known for creating a lead-out train. If we have a sprinter… who can win a race now and then, that’s a good extra and very welcome,” Bruyneel adds. The Belgian has run a team…

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