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Women's Team

Carla Ryan
Christiane Soeder
Claudia Häusler
Emilie Aubry
Emma Pooley
Kirsten Wild
Kristin Armstrong
Lieselot Decroix
Pascale Schnider
Patricia Schwager
Regina Bruins
Sandra Dietel
Sarah Düster
Men's Team

Andreas Klier
Brett Lancaster
Carlos Sastre
Daniel Fleeman
Daniel Lloyd
Dominique Rollin
Gabriel Rasch
Hayden Roulston
Heinrich Haussler
Ignatas Konovalovas
Íñigo Cuesta López
Jeremy Hunt
Joaquin Novoa
Jose Angel Gomez Marchante
Marcel Wyss
Martin Reimer
Oscar Pujol
Philip Deignan
Roger Hammond
Serge Pauwels
Simon Gerrans
Ted King
Thor Hushovd
Volodymir Gustov
Xavier Florencio
Andreas Klier

Name:Andreas Klier
Nationality:GER
Age:33
Height:5' 11"
Weight:165 lbs
Pro Since:1999
Previous Teams:Team Columbia
T-Mobile
TVM Farm Frites
Career Highlights:Winner, Gent-Wevelgem
Stage Winner, Vuelta A Espana 2007
2nd, Tour of Flanders 2005
2nd, GP Harelbeke 2005
What is your favourite food?Pizza
Do you have any pets or hobbies?I like to see my friends and family as much as I can.
What is your favourite charity?Schools in Africa, because you can make such a big difference with any contribution.
What would be your cycling tip to the average rider?Just enjoy the spirit of the sport.
Why do you want to ride on the Cervélo TestTeam?Because this team is an innovative idea, and I want to be a part of that.
What is your personal cycling goal for 2009?To win a classic, and to fulfill 100% of what the management expect of me.
When you knew you wanted to be a pro?When I first saw pictures of a Flemmish Classic race.
What is your favourite training ride?An easy ride on a rest day.
What is your all time favourite cycling moment?When Greg Lemond beat Fignon on the last day of the Tour because of his handlebars, and took the yellow jersey.
What is your favourite ride of all time?Gent Wevelgem the year that I won.
What do you want to do after your career in cycling?I do not have a concrete plan, I just want to have a nice life.
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Brett Lancaster

Name:Brett Lancaster
Nationality:AUS
Age:29
Height:6' 1"
Weight:172 lbs
Pro Since:2002
Website:http://www.brettlancaster.com
Previous Teams:Milram
Career Highlights:Olympic Gold, Athens 2004
1st, Giro d'Italia Prologue, pink jersey.
World Champion Track, Team 400m World Record
1st, Tour of Germany Prologue 2008
What is your favourite food?Italian
Do you have any pets or hobbies?Music
What is your favourite charity?Guide Dogs
What would be your cycling tip to the average rider?Enjoy yourself.
Why do you want to ride on the Cervélo TestTeam?When I found out about the team, I was so excited to be riding with some of the best bike riders in the world, with cutting edge technology.
What is your personal cycling goal for 2009?To be the best lead-out man in the world. To win prologues.
What is your product development goal for 2009?To work with our sponsors and have a bike that is far more advanced than the competition.
When you knew you wanted to be a pro?After the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games, when I was finished with track racing.
What is your favourite training ride?When I ride with my best matesback in Australia.
What is your all time favourite cycling moment?O'Grady winning Paris-Roubaix.
What is your favourite ride of all time?Tour de France
What do you want to do after your career in cycling?To open up my own gym.
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Carla Ryan

Name:Carla Ryan
Nationality:AUS
Age:23
Height:5' 8"
Weight:119 lbs
Pro Since:2008
Previous Teams:Australian National Team
Career Highlights:ITT National Champion 2007
Turning Pro, 2008
WC TTT, Sweden 2008
Riding in the Road World Championships for Australia, 2008
What is your favourite food?Sushi, steak, red wine.
Do you have any pets or hobbies?Spending time with my partner and family, running, going to the gym, going out for coffee, and lazing at the beach.
What is your favourite charity?Surf Lifesaving Australia because so many amazing people donate their time to ensure the beaches in Australia are safe. They save thousands of lives each year.
What would be your cycling tip to the average rider?Have fun. Be safe.
Why do you want to ride on the Cervélo TestTeam?Cervélo is a very professional, well managed and organized team. It is for these reasons that I want to be a part of the entire network off people, and also to ride alongside some of the world's top women cyclists.
What is your personal cycling goal for 2009?Achieve top results in major tours personally, and to contribute to my teammates' successes. Become a strong time trialist. Compete highly at the World Championships in ITT and Road race.
What is your product development goal for 2009?I really look forward to using the new Quarq CinQo power measurement system. I have used other power systems in the past, so I am keen to try this new system for recording and analyzing my cycling data.
When you knew you wanted to be a pro?After doing several road races in Australia, I became addicted to the sport. I have always believed I can be anyone or do anything I wanted if I worked hard enough at it, so I decided to go for it.
What is your favourite training ride?I love riding around Lake Lucerne in Switzerland. For a relaxing ride, the views are amazing as you ride along the lake with the snow capped mountains behind.
What is your all time favourite cycling moment?2003 Tour de France, Lance Armstrong attacks Ullrich on the climb after crashing twice.
What is your favourite ride of all time?So far it has been winning the Australian National TT Championship in 2007. I had worked so hard for it, but never considered that I had a chance of winning the title. A close friend had just died from a cycling accident in Australia, so it was very overwhelming.
What do you want to do after your career in cycling?I am looking forward to settling down with my partner and having children.
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Carlos Sastre

Name:Carlos Sastre
Nationality:ESP
Age:34
Height:5' 8"
Weight:134 lbs
Pro Since:1997
Website:http://www.carlossastre.com
Previous Teams:Team CSC
ONCE
Career Highlights:1st, Tour de France 2008
2nd, Vuelta a Espana 2007
2x 3rd, Vuelta a Espana 2005, 2008
2x 4th, Tour de France 2006, 2007
4th, Vuelta a Espana 2006.
What is your favourite food?Chips and fried eggs with bread.
Do you have any pets or hobbies?Two dogs (Jacky and Cash), and Sport, and Family.
What is your favourite charity?School of Cycling (Victor Sastre Foundation) and Kinderkankerfonds (Foundation for Kids with Cancer)
Why do you want to ride on the Cervélo TestTeam?It gives me the chance to enjoy riding the bike at a high level, and to work with sponsors and develop the sport of cycling.
What is your personal cycling goal for 2009?Tour de France, Giro d'Italia, and World Champion!
What is your product development goal for 2009?To help achieve the following: safety, ease of use, comfort, and speed.
When you knew you wanted to be a pro?It was my first dream - and it has been made real!
What is your favourite training ride?Between the mountains, using the best equipment.
What do you want to do after your career in cycling?Enjoying life close to my family and continuing my sport.
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Christiane Soeder

Name:Christiane Soeder
Nationality:AUT
Age:34
Height:5' 8"
Weight:126 lbs
Pro Since:2005
Website:http://www.christiane-soeder.at
Previous Teams:Team Stuttgart
Career Highlights:2nd, Tour of Flanders
3rd, WM 2007 TT
1st, Maglia Pache 2008 TT
4th, Olympic Road Race
2nd, WM 2008 TT
What is your favourite food?Chicken curry with rice and many kinds of salads
Do you have any pets or hobbies?Skating, Windsurfing, Music
What is your favourite charity?Licht ins Dunkle (Austrian Charity)
What would be your cycling tip to the average rider?Work continuously and have fun.
Why do you want to ride on the Cervélo TestTeam?Because it is the best team for me, as a time trialist.
What is your personal cycling goal for 2009?World Champion TT, Win the Maglia Pache
When you knew you wanted to be a pro?2004 after the Olympics in Athens.
What is your favourite training ride?"Kogelcirquit" in Vienna
What is your all time favourite cycling moment?Tour de France, when Armstrong crashed on the hill and Ullrich waited for him.
What is your favourite ride of all time?Tour de Flanders 2006
What do you want to do after your career in cycling?Work as a doctor in Vienna.
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Claudia Häusler

Name:Claudia Häusler
Nationality:GER
Age:23
Height:5' 6"
Weight:110 lbs
Pro Since:2005
Website:http://claudia-haeusler.de
Previous Teams:Equipe Nürnberger Versicherung
Career Highlights:Stage Win, Giro d'Italia, and 3rd Overall Giro d'Italia 2008
National Champion, Road 2006
National Champion, Mountain 2007
11th, World Championships, Road 2008
What is your favourite food?Zwetschgendatschi, Sauerbraten, Chocolate, Haribo, Grilled Calimari, Steak, Toast, Paplito....
Do you have any pets or hobbies?cooking and baking, Mountain climbing.
What is your favourite charity?Greenpeace. I think one of the biggest challenges of our century is to protect the environment. Greenpeace is an international and independent organization, which is very important to be effective.
What would be your cycling tip to the average rider?It is more important to have fun than to have the right heart rate!
Why do you want to ride on the Cervélo TestTeam?I like offensive tactics!
What is your personal cycling goal for 2009?Podium at the Giro d'Italia, and a good performance at the World Championships.
What is your product development goal for 2009?As a climber, I'd like my bike to be lightweight for the uphills as well as flexible and agile for the downhills.
When you knew you wanted to be a pro?There is no particular moment, only a long development.
What is your favourite training ride?I live in the alpine upland, next to the Alps, so I always have a nice view during my hilly and varied training rides. In this area there are many narrow winding roads with very little traffic.
What is your all time favourite cycling moment?None in particular.
What is your favourite ride of all time?The National Championship in 2004. The last meters before my first big victory seemed enormous!
What do you want to do after your career in cycling?I am studying mechanical engineering for my future after cycling.
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Daniel Fleeman

Name:Daniel Fleeman
Nationality:GBR
Age:27
Height:5' 10"
Weight:139 lbs
Pro Since:2006
Website:http://www.danfleeman.co.uk
Previous Teams:Anpost/Sean Kelly Team
Career Highlights:1st, Tour of Pyrenees 2008
7th, Tour of Britain 2008
13th, Tour of Ireland 2008
3rd Stage, Volta Accension 2008
Espoir Champion UK, 2004
What is your favourite food?pizza
Do you have any pets or hobbies?Two cats, two hamsters, and a wife!
What is your favourite charity?Air Ambulance, as it has helped friends and family.
What would be your cycling tip to the average rider?Buy a Quarq power meter and Training Peaks software!
Why do you want to ride on the Cervélo TestTeam?Because we have a great team atmosphere and the best equipment, and the team is constantly looking to improve in all areas.
What is your personal cycling goal for 2009?Win shorter 5-10 day stage races, and support Carlos in a Grand Tour - especially on the climbs!
What is your product development goal for 2009?To help in any way to make the products better, especially with aero issues.
When you knew you wanted to be a pro?When I was younger, I wanted to be a pro mountain biker, but as soon as I was 18, I wanted to go on the road as a pro.
What is your favourite training ride?It's around the Cannock Chase, near to where I live. It's a wooded area, but great roads - very varied.
What is your all time favourite cycling moment?Alpe d'Huez, 2008.
What is your favourite ride of all time?The final finish circuit in the Tour of Ireland was good; it was so hard, but a lot of fun, and there was a huge crowd!
What do you want to do after your career in cycling?I hope to work in sports nutrition.
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Daniel Lloyd

Name:Daniel Lloyd
Nationality:GBR
Age:28
Height:6' 1"
Weight:154 lbs
Pro Since:2003
Previous Teams:An Post – Sean Kelly team
Career Highlights:1st stage, Tour de Qinghai Lake 2006
1st overall GC Vuelta Extremadura 2008
2nd, British National Championships, 2007
2nd overall GC Tour de Qinghai Lake, 2007
4th overall GC Vuelta Ascension 2008
What is your favourite food?Chocolate!
Do you have any pets or hobbies?No pets; hobbies: music, MTB
What is your favourite charity?Any charity working with children without a home or abused children
What would be your cycling tip to the average rider?Focus more on training quality than quantity
Why do you want to ride on the Cervélo TestTeam?Because I want to ride the best equipment in the world at the best races in the world.
What is your personal cycling goal for 2009?To ride and finish my first ever grand tour and for either myself or a teammate become the British National Champion
What is your product development goal for 2009?To particularly work closely with Quarq as it is a new product and I’m an enthusiast for training with power.
When you knew you wanted to be a pro?From when I started MTBing aged 14 I always wanted to be a full time bike rider.
What is your favourite training ride?From my house to the Surrey hills -- goes up Box hill and Leith hill and many others.
What is your all time favourite cycling moment?Erik Dekker winning Paris Tours. After being away all day and getting caught by a select group, but still going with the final attack and then timing the sprint perfectly!
What is your favourite ride of all time?A training ride I do in the Pyrenees, starting in Foix and taking two cols, finishing with Plateau de Beille
What do you want to do after your career in cycling?Become a coach.
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Dominique Rollin

Name:Dominique Rollin
Nationality:CAN
Age:26
Height:6' 2"
Weight:183 lbs
Pro Since:2007
Previous Teams:Toyota-United 08
Kodak Gallery – Sierra Nevada 07
Career Highlights:Winner stage 4 Tour of California 2008
3rd overall, Tour of Missouri
Canadian Road Elite National Champion 2006
Green Jersey Tour of California 2008
3rd stage win and sprinter jersey, FBD Insurance Race 2007
What is your favourite food?My own cooking, and home cooked meals; We spend too much time in restaurants.
Do you have any pets or hobbies?No pets. Cooking, music and reading.
What is your favourite charity?World Bicycle Relief – because it is better to teach a man to fish than to give him a single fish.
What would be your cycling tip to the average rider?Faster you pedal, the faster you go! Always look forward, but don’t forget to look back to see where you came from.
Why do you want to ride on the Cervélo TestTeam?To be able to evolve as a cyclist and grow with brands that share the same philosophies: respect and hard work to achieve their goals.
What is your personal cycling goal for 2009?To learn from the classics riders and Thor to improve my sprint and also to become a better tactician and rider.
What is your product development goal for 2009?Learn from the product to use it to its best potential.
When you knew you wanted to be a pro?At my first UCI race – Tour de l’Abitibi where I saw how well organized and how much fun the Rabobank Jr team had.
What is your favourite training ride?The next one…
What is your all time favourite cycling moment?Greg Lemond winning the final stage of the Tour de France by using bar extensions and how that opened doors for further evolution in cycling.
What is your favourite ride of all time?Off in the dolomites riding from one major climb to another and enjoying the scenery at the summit and the thrill in the downhill. And of course a stop for a cappuccino!
What do you want to do after your career in cycling?I haven’t thought about it. I enjoy living in the moment. But if I don’t keep up with something cycling related, I’d be working in the restaurant industry either cooking or wine related.
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Emilie Aubry

Name:Emilie Aubry
Nationality:SUI
Height:5' 7"
Weight:132 lbs
Pro Since:2009
Previous Teams:Team Campione Celeste Orbea Renault
Career Highlights:3rd Swiss national championship Elite 2008
1st GP Oberbaselbiet 2008
1st GP Brinzione 2008
3rd Grande Boucle Féminine Internationale 2008,Under 23
6th European Championship Junior 2007
What is your favourite food?Paella
Do you have any pets or hobbies?Sport in general
What is your favourite charity?Theodora foundation, because their goal is to bring fun and laughter to children in hospital.
What would be your cycling tip to the average rider?Enjoy training … and always believe on what you do.
Why do you want to ride on the Cervélo TestTeam?I want to ride there, because it’s the best team to make progresses and I may learn a lot from the riders with more experience.
What is your personal cycling goal for 2009?A top 10 ranking at the European championship and participation to the world championship.
When you knew you wanted to be a pro?I had a really good season 2008 for the first year in the elite category and it made me to go further. I like to do it better an ride the most famous races in the world.
What is your favourite training ride?It’s everywhere in the Jura with my family or my friends, by sunshine.:-)
What is your all time favourite cycling moment?Fabian Cancellara’s bronze medal at the Olympic games in Peking, because nobody was expecting this and he really wants to do it.
What is your favourite ride of all time?Grande Boucle Féminine Internationale
What do you want to do after your career in cycling?I will be a pharmacist and would like to work in the research.
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Emma Pooley

Name:Emma Pooley
Nationality:GBR
Age:26
Height:5' 1"
Weight:110 lbs
Pro Since:2008
Previous Teams:Team Specialized Designs for Women
Career Highlights:2nd, Beijing Olympic Time Trial
1st, Trofeo Alfredo Binda World Cup 2008
1st, Tour de Bretagne, 2008
1st, Tour de L'Ardeche Stage 4
1st, Thuringen Rundfahrt 2007 Stage 3
What is your favourite food?Oranges, Chocolate, Biberli
Do you have any pets or hobbies?Pet Basil plant. Hobbies: cooking, running, swimming, drawing.
What is your favourite charity?Amnesty International
What would be your cycling tip to the average rider?Count training time, not kilometers.
Why do you want to ride on the Cervélo TestTeam?Smart team, top equipment, and nice teammates.
What is your personal cycling goal for 2009?To improve! I'd like to target the World Championships and one of the major stage races.
When you knew you wanted to be a pro?I think the feeling grew gradually....
What is your favourite training ride?The Tuesday night ASVZ training ride from Zurich out to the Zuri Oberland.
What is your all time favourite cycling moment?Beryl Burton setting a British record for the 12 hour time trial in 1967, beating the fastest man in the race (who was on his way to setting a men's record ) and offering him a sweet as she overtook him.
What is your favourite ride of all time?The Pragelpass via Schwammhohi....the view is stunning!
What do you want to do after your career in cycling?Open a tea and cake shop on a desolate mountain pass somewhere.
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Gabriel Rasch

Name:Gabriel Rasch
Nationality:NOR
Age:33
Height:6' 0"
Weight:161 lbs
Pro Since:2002
Previous Teams:Credit Agricole
Team Maxbo-Bianchi
Sparebanken Vest
Career Highlights:Norwegian Champion
1st, Rhone Alps Iseer Tour
Winning my home race, Ringerike Grand Prix
First Pro Tour team, Credit Agricole
2nd GP Overijese
What is your favourite food?Tacos, pizza, salmon, pasta
Do you have any pets or hobbies?Ice hockey
What is your favourite charity?Foster children in Brazil - I just decided to sponsor one. Also, cancer research, because my father died of cancer.
What would be your cycling tip to the average rider?Work hard and enjoy the training.
Why do you want to ride on the Cervélo TestTeam?Best equipment, and a very good group of riders and staff. I like the idea of working together with sponsors and suppliers.
What is your personal cycling goal for 2009?To do the Tour. To win at least one race. To get to know some new people in the cycling industry, perhaps for life after cycling.
What is your product development goal for 2009?To help improve the equipment and to give good feedback.
When you knew you wanted to be a pro?Always.
What is your favourite training ride?Around a lake at home in Norway in the summer.
What is your all time favourite cycling moment?Greg Lemond winning the Tour with new handlebars.
What is your favourite ride of all time?Paris-Roubaix and Paris-Tours in 2008. Hard, but fantastic!
What do you want to do after your career in cycling?I'd like to work with something inside cycling - perhaps a Sports Director, or working for a bike brand, or a cycle shop. If not inside cycling, real estate.
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Hayden Roulston

Name:Hayden Roulston
Nationality:NZL
Age:27
Height:6' 1"
Weight:181 lbs
Pro Since:2003
Website:http://www.haydenroulston.com
Previous Teams:HealthNet (2006)
Discovery (2005)
Confidis (2003-2004)
Career Highlights:Olympic Silver medal, Pursuit 2008
Stage Win, Tour of Poland 2003
Stage Win and 3 days of yellow, Region Wallonne 2004
7th, Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne 2005
3x winner, Tour of Southland (NZ)
What is your favourite food?Japanese Sashimi
Do you have any pets or hobbies?Cat - Coco. Mountain biking and relaxing.
What is your favourite charity?Heart Foundation - I once had a similar condition but I was given another chance. Some aren't that lucky.
What would be your cycling tip to the average rider?Never stop enjoying it.
Why do you want to ride on the Cervélo TestTeam?A new idea and a new exciting project that fits perfectly with Hayden Roulston.
What is your personal cycling goal for 2009?To have many major successes both individually and as a team.
What is your product development goal for 2009?To be honest and open with our sponsors and to try and enhance and improve their products (if possible!).
When you knew you wanted to be a pro?After tasting success in 2001 in France as an amateur.
What is your favourite training ride?A winter ride with the sun shining - 10 degrees and no wind, and it can be anywhere in the world.
What is your all time favourite cycling moment?lance Armstrong wins 7 Tours. A legend.
What is your favourite ride of all time?Summer ride in Christchurch NZ. No wind, sunny. Coffee and cake, and relaxing by the beach.
What do you want to do after your career in cycling?Continue coaching and guiding the young, and also starting a U23 development team.
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Heinrich Haussler

Name:Heinrich Haussler
Nationality:GER
Age:25
Height:5' 11"
Weight:159 lbs
Pro Since:2005
Website:http://www.heinrich-haussler.de
Previous Teams:Gerolsteiner
Career Highlights:Stage Win, Dauphine 2007
Stage Win, Vuelta 2005
2x Stage wins, Franco-Belges 2006
2x Stage wins, Murcia 2006
Stage Win, Bayern Tour 2008
What is your favourite food?Italian food and Thai food
Do you have any pets or hobbies?Listening to music, making coffee
What is your favourite charity?SOS Kinderdorf - helps children in need (medicine, eduation, clothing, food...)
What would be your cycling tip to the average rider?Just enjoy cycling - you don't have to be the best!
Why do you want to ride on the Cervélo TestTeam?Because all of the sponsors are very involved in the development of the products to get the very best out of each rider.
What is your personal cycling goal for 2009?To mix in well with the team and get a few wins.
What is your product development goal for 2009?To give as much feedback as possible to the sponsors.
When you knew you wanted to be a pro?When I made the decision to come to Germany to ride.
What is your favourite training ride?Training in Freiburg through the vineyards in the Kaiserstuhl.
What is your all time favourite cycling moment?The World Championships in Stuttgart when Bettini won.
What is your favourite ride of all time?Roubaix, the best race in the world.
What do you want to do after your career in cycling?I'd like to stay in the sport one way or another, and have my own coffee shop somewhere on the beach in Australia.
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Ignatas Konovalovas

Name:Ignatas Konovalovas
Nationality:LTU
Age:23
Height:6' 2"
Weight:168 lbs
Pro Since:2008
Previous Teams:Credit Agricole
Career Highlights:Tour of Luxembourg 2008, stage victory, Best Young Rider, Points jerse
National TT Champion 2008
1st, Ronde de l'Isard U23 2006
2nd, European Championships Road
29th, Olympic Road Race, Beijing
Do you have any pets or hobbies?Reading, PSP, Parties in October and November
What is your favourite charity?In Lithuania, we have a charity program for orphans. I need to read more about this - I've seen some TV programs. It's hard to truly understand when you've always had your parents by your side.
What would be your cycling tip to the average rider?One day of success or one victory pays you back for all of the pain and all of the work you've done over the years.
Why do you want to ride on the Cervélo TestTeam?Because I have always dreamed of riding a Cervélo bike and now it has come true.
What is your personal cycling goal for 2009?To find myself as a rider, and to find my racing style.
When you knew you wanted to be a pro?When I was 14 and started riding a bike.
What is your favourite training ride?A five or six hour ride, on a sunny and hot summer day, in a beautiful place, with good music, dreaming about the Tour de France.
What is your all time favourite cycling moment?Athens 2004 Olympic Games.
What is your favourite ride of all time?When i won at stage at the Tour of Luxembourg. I had never felt so strong and confident before.
What do you want to do after your career in cycling?I want to help young people from my country develop in cycling and become professional cyclists and perhaps create a new pro team in Lithuania.
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Íñigo Cuesta López

Name:Íñigo Cuesta López
Nationality:ESP
Age:40
Height:5' 8"
Weight:137 lbs
Pro Since:1994
Previous Teams:CSC (2006-2008)
Saunier-Duvall (2005)
Confidis (2004 and 2001)
ONCE (1996 - 2000)
Euskadi (1994-1995)
Career Highlights:1st Pais Vasco Overall
Stage Win, Dauphiné Libéré
TT Stage Win, Volta Catalunia
What is your favourite food?Paella
Do you have any pets or hobbies?My dogs, Music
What is your favourite charity?Children's Charities.
Why do you want to ride on the Cervélo TestTeam?I want to ride with Cervélo TestTeam because it's a new project and it is a part of developing a new cycling.
What is your personal cycling goal for 2009?My personal cycling goal is helping Carlos win the 2009 Tour and perhaps win one race myself.
When you knew you wanted to be a pro?Because I ride, I feel good. Cycling makes me happy.
What is your favourite training ride?On a sunny day in the mountains.
What is your all time favourite cycling moment?Carlos Sastre winning the Tour de France.
What is your favourite ride of all time?The Vuelta, the Tour, the Giro, and the World Championships.
What do you want to do after your career in cycling?I would like to spend more time with my family.
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Jeremy Hunt

Name:Jeremy Hunt
Nationality:GBR
Age:35
Height:5' 11"
Weight:165 lbs
Pro Since:1996
Previous Teams:Crédit Agricole
Banesto
Big Mat
Mr. Bookmaker/Unibet
Career Highlights:GP Plouay
GP Marseilles
2nd Waregam
2nd Paris-Brussels
Riding alongside Miguel Indurain (1st year pro)
What is your favourite food?Good steak
Do you have any pets or hobbies?Kayaking, swimming.
What is your favourite charity?Acquired Brain Injuries. My father-in-law has one.
What would be your cycling tip to the average rider?Ride your bike as much as possible and enjoy it.
Why do you want to ride on the Cervélo TestTeam?The new approach with sponsors listening to rider feedback.
What is your personal cycling goal for 2009?Win a Classic/Semi, either myself, or being a part of the team that makes it happen.
What is your product development goal for 2009?Provide feedback on the Zipp wheels, as I've used many different wheels over the years.
When you knew you wanted to be a pro?I was 13.
What is your favourite training ride?A ride where you have the training, you know it's going to be hard, but you complete it, and get home and fall on the couch.
What is your all time favourite cycling moment?1989 when Greg Lemond won the last TT and the overall at the Tour.
What is your favourite ride of all time?Local ride over Dartmoor in Devon UK with my friends.
What do you want to do after your career in cycling?Keep riding and ejoying my life. Work in Osteo/Physiotherapy.
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Joaquin Novoa

Name:Joaquin Novoa
Nationality:ESP
Age:25
Height:6' 0"
Weight:146 lbs
Pro Since:2009
What is your favourite food?Callos, Spanish Javon
Do you have any pets or hobbies?Music, IT, reading
What is your favourite charity?Children in need, and cancer research.
Why do you want to ride on the Cervélo TestTeam?Because I'd like to learn more from the other team riders.
What is your personal cycling goal for 2009?To learn more.
When you knew you wanted to be a pro?When I realized how happy I am when I am cycling.
What is your favourite training ride?A sunny day, riding with my friends.
What is your all time favourite cycling moment?When Carlos Sastre won the 2008 Tour.
What is your favourite ride of all time?Roubaix and Le Tour.
What do you want to do after your career in cycling?I hope to work in IT.
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Jose Angel Gomez Marchante

Name:Jose Angel Gomez Marchante
Nationality:ESP
Age:28
Height:5' 8"
Weight:132 lbs
Pro Since:2004
Website:http://www.gomezmarchante.com
Previous Teams:Saunier-Duvall - Scott
Career Highlights:1st Overall, Vuelta Pais Vasco
1st, Subida Urriola
1st, CRI 6th Stage, Vuelta Pais Vasco
5th Overall, Vuelta a Espana
8th Overall, Vuelta a Espana
What is your favourite food?Paella
Do you have any pets or hobbies?My dogs (one Chihuahua) and playing Petanca with my grandfather.
What is your favourite charity?Anything for Hunger, because it is an outrage that people do not eat.
Why do you want to ride on the Cervélo TestTeam?Because it is a new and exciting project; everyone is happy to work hard, and to improve every day.
What is your personal cycling goal for 2009?Support Carlos Sastre for another win in the Tour de France.
When you knew you wanted to be a pro?When I started to think seriously and to achieve good results.
What is your favourite training ride?Each time I am in the French Alps.
What is your all time favourite cycling moment?When Carlos Sastre pointed his finger to the sky, knowing that he'd won.
What is your favourite ride of all time?This year on my birthday as I trained in the Alps. I climbed Alp d'Huez with some German cyclists.
What do you want to do after your career in cycling?I would like to spend time with my family and enjoy their company, and to continue to work in cycling - the sport I love.
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Kirsten Wild

Name:Kirsten Wild
Nationality:NED
Age:26
Height:5' 9"
Weight:
Pro Since:2007
Website:http://www.kirstenwild.nl
Previous Teams:@Home Cycling Team/AA Drink Cycling Team
Career Highlights:1st, Omloop het Volk, 2008
1st, Tour de Pologne, 2007
Stage Win, Holland Ladies Tour, 2007
3rd, Ronde de Vlaanderen, 2008
1st, TOP Competition Series, Holland, 2006 and 2008
What is your favourite food?pancakes and salads
Do you have any pets or hobbies?No pets. Hobbies: reading, sports, drinking coffee with friends.
What is your favourite charity?Right to Play because it is an athlete driven international humanitarian organization that uses sport and play as a tool for the development of children and youth in disadvantaged parts of the world.
What would be your cycling tip to the average rider?Have fun!!
Why do you want to ride on the Cervélo TestTeam?Great team, riders, organization and equipment.
What is your personal cycling goal for 2009?Win a big race (world cup, stage race), and have a lot of good results with the team!
What is your product development goal for 2009?I am curious about the new S3 and P4 models of Cervélo and I'm also very itnerested in working with Quarq Technology.
When you knew you wanted to be a pro?Cycling is my passion. When I won my first race, I was hungry for more. I knew that I wanted to be a professional cyclist.
What is your favourite training ride?I like long distance training in a sunny area with some small hills (like Tuscany) with some other riders. But in a race, I like the opposite: cold, rain, wind, and flat.
What is your all time favourite cycling moment?When Erik Dekker won Paris-Tours 2004 solo after a long breakaway, just a few seconds before the peloton.
What is your favourite ride of all time?I like a lot of races - Ronde van Drenthe, Ronde van Vlaanderen, Giro d'Italia...but last year's Ronde van Vlaanderen was very special for me.
What do you want to do after your career in cycling?Work as a physical eduation teacher or something else in sport.
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Kristin Armstrong

Name:Kristin Armstrong
Nationality:USA
Age:35
Height:5' 8"
Weight:128 lbs
Pro Since:2003
Website:http://kristinarmstrongusa.com
Previous Teams:Cervélo-Lifeforce
Career Highlights:2008 Olympic Gold Medalist
2007 World TT Silver Medalist
2006 World TT Champion
2005 World TT Bronze Medalist
5x US National Champion
What is your favourite food?Peanut butter and chocolate milk
Do you have any pets or hobbies?Hiking, Nordic skiing, Cooking
What is your favourite charity?The YMCA. the YMCA makes it possible for all youth, regardless of their income, to participate in organized sports. For several years now I have volunteered my time to help the local YMCA raise funds for this cause. Every kid deserves a chance.
What would be your cycling tip to the average rider?Set goals for yourself - both long term and short term. What do you want to accomplish on the bike?
Why do you want to ride on the Cervélo TestTeam?Simply put, the Cervélo TestTeam continues to partner with the most innovative and technically advanced companies in the industry.
What is your personal cycling goal for 2009?World Champion.
What is your product development goal for 2009?I would love to see a new aero helmet that is as slick as my P4!
When you knew you wanted to be a pro?I knew I wanted to become a pro in 2002. It was during a 10-day stage race called the Hewlett-Packard Women's Challenge. This race was held in Boise, Idaho - my hometown. It was the most challenging and fun athletic event I had ever done. From then on....I was hooked on cycling.
What is your favourite training ride?My favourite trainikng ride is Bogus Basin. The ride starts in the Boise valley around 2800 feet, and climbs to just over 6000 feet in just under 15 miles. There are lots of switchbacks and once you reach the top you can see the Boise Valley below. This ride also served as my training course for the Beijing Olympic Time Trial. It is a gold medal ride!
What is your all time favourite cycling moment?Tour de France, Stage 15, 2003. Lance Armstrong crashed during the finish of the 15th stage of the 2003 Tour. His handlebars snagged a musette bad held by a young boy, causing both him and Iban Mayo to go down. Jan Ullrich waited for Armstrong, the overall Tour leader, to remount and continue riding. Armstrong immediately got back on his bike and with a rush of adrenaline rode to win the stage, increasing his lead to 1:07.
What is your favourite ride of all time?Ronde de Vlaanderen - Tour of Flanders
What do you want to do after your career in cycling?I would love to travel the world as a spokesperson, sharing my story and inspiring others along the way. Closing one door will only open many others - the world is wide open and so am I!
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Lieselot Decroix

Name:Lieselot Decroix
Nationality:BEL
Age:22
Height:5' 5"
Weight:115 lbs
Pro Since:2009
Website:http://www.liselotdecroix.tk
Previous Teams:Lotto Belisol (2007 - 2008)
Velo Bella (2006)
Career Highlights:11th World Championships Stuttgart 2007
Overall Youth Classification, Tour de l'Ardeche 2007
Participation in Olympic Road Race, Beijing 2008
10th WC Fleche Wallonne 2008
7th European Championship U23 2008
What is your favourite food?Italian and Mexican food
Do you have any pets or hobbies?Hobbies: downhill skiing, watching movies and going out with friends.
What is your favourite charity?Livestrong Foundation. I think it is such a good initiative to help people who suffer from cancer in all the ways they need support and to sponsor scientific research to develop new insights into this terrible disease and to develop new medicine.
What would be your cycling tip to the average rider?Enjoy riding you way on on your level. Don't overdo yourself by trying to follow others.
Why do you want to ride on the Cervélo TestTeam?It's a very professional team and they really race as a team. They have good team spirit and everyone is really motivated. The support is great, the bikes, the physical testing, the training...everything is managed in a great way. It's simply the best team in the world and I want to be a part of it!
What is your personal cycling goal for 2009?Since I am young, I want to improve on the TT, develop myself overall, and learn a lot from otehr good riders. I hope I can help the team win a lot of races, and personally be good in the stage races, Ardennen-classics, and the Worlds. But first of all, I want to stay healthy!!
What is your product development goal for 2009?I am really excited to race on the Cervélo bike. I have heard a lot of good things about it and I can't wait to ride it myself! I hope I will be able to ride a bike that is very light but also very stable.
When you knew you wanted to be a pro?I still study at university, so I am not yet a real pro, buit since I improved a lot when i quit basketball and focused on cycling alone (2007) and came 12th in the Worlds, I started wondering how far I could get in cycling if I was a pro.
What is your favourite training ride?I like to ride in sunny weather in the mountains (I like the Alps), so I can climb a lot and enjoy the beautiful views as well.
What is your all time favourite cycling moment?My favourite cycling moment was Lance Armstrong winning Tour after Tour after Tour....very impressive!
What is your favourite ride of all time?Hard to remember....any ride in warm weather and nice company in a country where there are mountains! In such conditions, you feel like you can keep going and going and going....
What do you want to do after your career in cycling?First, i want to make a career in cycling! Afterwards, I would like to do something with my diploma (when I get it...) of Master of Biomedical Sciences, but what exactly is a big questionmark!
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Marcel Wyss

Name:Marcel Wyss
Nationality:SUI
Age:22
Height:5' 9"
Weight:139 lbs
Pro Since:2009
Website:http://www.marcel-wyss.com
Previous Teams:Atlas-Romers
Career Highlights:4th World Championships TT U23 2008
5th Rund Um Henniger Turm 2007
Swiss TT Champion U23
1st Overall Flech du Suol 2008
6th Tour de l'Avenir
What is your favourite food?Italian food
Do you have any pets or hobbies?Cooking, being in nature
What is your favourite charity?WWF - because they protect the world!
What would be your cycling tip to the average rider?Do it only if you're having fun!
Why do you want to ride on the Cervélo TestTeam?Because this team is doing new things.
What is your personal cycling goal for 2009?To do a great job for the team.
When you knew you wanted to be a pro?1999, at the start of my career.
What is your favourite training ride?Any time that I'm out on my own bike, enjoying the road, and enjoying nature.
What is your all time favourite cycling moment?The victory of Cancellara in Paris-Roubaix.
What is your favourite ride of all time?The first climb on the Passo dello Stelvio.
What do you want to do after your career in cycling?World explorer.
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Martin Reimer

Name:Martin Reimer
Nationality:GER
Age:21
Height:5' 11"
Weight:148 lbs
Pro Since:2009
Previous Teams:LKT-Team Brandenburg U23/KT
Career Highlights:German Champion U23 2008
2nd Overall, Thuringen Rundfahrt 2008
3rd, German National Championship TT 2008
3rd Overall, German Road Bundesliga 2008
2nd Stage 2 Tour de Berlin 2006
What is your favourite food?Italian food
Do you have any pets or hobbies?Surfing the Internet and drinking coffee
What is your favourite charity?SOS Kinderdorf helps children in need.
What would be your cycling tip to the average rider?If you put the hard work in, you get results.
Why do you want to ride on the Cervélo TestTeam?I'm a young rider, and it's a chance of a lifetime to ride for such a professional team.
What is your personal cycling goal for 2009?To have a good start in my first pro season and to mix in well with the team.
What is your product development goal for 2009?To make the bikes better than they already are.
When you knew you wanted to be a pro?1997: When Jan Ullrich won the Tour de France.
What is your favourite training ride?Riding through the Spreewald.
What is your all time favourite cycling moment?Paris-Roubaix, when Cancellara won.
What is your favourite ride of all time?Roubaix.
What do you want to do after your career in cycling?I'd like to open a restaurant in Sydney Australia.
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Oscar Pujol

Name:Oscar Pujol
Nationality:ESP
Age:25
Height:5' 7"
Weight:126 lbs
Pro Since:2008
Website:http://www.oscarpujol.com
Previous Teams:Burgos Monumental
Career Highlights:Stage 6, Reina de Vuelta Burgos 2008
1st Stage, Vuelta Navarra 2007
1st Aitzondo Clasica 2007
1st Neopro Overall, Vuelta Burgos 2008 (12th overall)
7th Clasica de los Puertos 2008
What is your favourite food?Potato omelette
Do you have any pets or hobbies?Pet rabbit; television and internet.
What is your favourite charity?Serious and Minor illnesses, as little is invested here.
Why do you want to ride on the Cervélo TestTeam?Because it is an exciting opportunity and because it is new, which is very motivating. Trying new equipment is exciting.
What is your personal cycling goal for 2009?Assist and support my teammates and learn all there is to learn about my equipment so that I can share this knowledge.
When you knew you wanted to be a pro?From a very young age I watched cycling close up...my father is to blame!
What is your favourite training ride?Training with teammates in the Pyrenees.
What is your all time favourite cycling moment?Watching Miguel Indurain (my idol) win the Vuelta Grande.
What is your favourite ride of all time?Riding with my friend, Luiz Ardiden in the Pyrenees.
What do you want to do after your career in cycling?Continue in cycling (mechanic, director, relationship manager...)
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Pascale Schnider

Name:Pascale Schnider
Nationality:SUI
Age:24
Height:5' 6"
Weight:
Pro Since:2006
Website:http://pascaleschnider.ch
Previous Teams:Cervélo-Lifeforce
Raleigh Pro Cycling Team
Univega
Career Highlights:European Champion U23 Track
Vice European Champion U23 Track
3rd European Championships U23 Track
1st TTT World Cup, Sweden
2nd and 3rd, Swiss Championships TT
What is your favourite food?All
Do you have any pets or hobbies?Cactus collection, Ebay, Traveling, Cooking.
What would be your cycling tip to the average rider?Enjoy cycling!
Why do you want to ride on the Cervélo TestTeam?Because the team has the best equipment and the best support.
What is your personal cycling goal for 2009?World Championships in Medrisio, Switzerland.
What is your product development goal for 2009?I am excited to try the P4 together with the Q-rings.
When you knew you wanted to be a pro?When I started cycling. One ofmy first thoughts was that I want do what I enjoy the most in my life, riding my bike.
What is your favourite training ride?Training on the West Coast in California, close to the Pacific Ocean and Route 1.
What is your all time favourite cycling moment?Every cycling race I watch touches me and is special.
What is your favourite ride of all time?The Time Trial from Krasna Lipa CZE. I was on the podium in the middle in second place together with the World Champion Marianne Vos and TT World Champion Hanka Kupfernagel.
What do you want to do after your career in cycling?Have a restaurant together with my boyfriend.
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Patricia Schwager

Name:Patricia Schwager
Nationality:SUI
Age:25
Height:5' 6"
Weight:119 lbs
Pro Since:2006
Website:http://www.patriciaschwager.com
Previous Teams:Cervélo-Lifeforce
Raleigh Pro Cycling Team
Elk-Haus Nö
Career Highlights:1st, Swiss Championships, Mountains 2006
3rd, Swiss Championships, Road 2006
5th Giro del Trentino GC 2005
6th Alberstadt GC 2008
3 starts for the Swiss National team at the World Championships
What is your favourite food?Gnocchi, Biberli and Caramels!
Do you have any pets or hobbies?Reading books, music, climbing.
What is your favourite charity?I don't have a special favourtie, but I always like to know that my help goes to the right place.
What would be your cycling tip to the average rider?Don't follow me...enjoy your ride!
Why do you want to ride on the Cervélo TestTeam?I like the team philosophy, and it's the best team!
What is your personal cycling goal for 2009?To succeed with and for the team; to have a steady performance.
What is your product development goal for 2009?I'm excited to work with the Q-Rings from Rotor and the Quarq bicycle data system. I'm sure they can make me stronger!
When you knew you wanted to be a pro?When I started in the junior category at the 2001 Worlds in Lissabon. It was amazing to meet a lot of my idols there!
What is your favourite training ride?A long training ride in the mountains on a summer day.
What is your all time favourite cycling moment?It's not just one special race or moment, it's the feeling when the team really works and fights together for one thing: success!
What is your favourite ride of all time?The World Cup race in Montreal. They don't have very nice roads there....but I just like this lap!
What do you want to do after your career in cycling?I don't know exactly but I would like to work within the sport.
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Philip Deignan

Name:Philip Deignan
Nationality:IRL
Age:25
Height:5' 10"
Weight:141 lbs
Pro Since:2005
Previous Teams:AG2R
Career Highlights:1st, Tour du Doubs, 1.1
5th, European Championships U23
9th, World Championships, U23
2nd, Stage of Tour de l'Avenir
8th, 9th, Stages of the Vuelta
What is your favourite food?pizza
Do you have any pets or hobbies?Motorsports
What is your favourite charity?Cancer research - everyone knows somebody affected by this disease.
What would be your cycling tip to the average rider?Enjoy yourself!
Why do you want to ride on the Cervélo TestTeam?To use the best equipment.
What is your personal cycling goal for 2009?To be competitive at the highest level.
What is your product development goal for 2009?To have an impact on a product to make it better, faster.
When you knew you wanted to be a pro?In 2002, when I went to Belgium to race during the summer.
What is your favourite training ride?Along the northwest coast of Ireland (usually in the rain, though).
What is your all time favourite cycling moment?When Stephan Roche won the Tour de France.
What is your favourite ride of all time?2004 Ronde de l'Isard when I won the last stage and GC.
What do you want to do after your career in cycling?Don't know yet - hopefully it's a long way off!!
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Regina Bruins

Name:Regina Bruins
Nationality:NED
Age:22
Height:5' 10"
Weight:143 lbs
Pro Since:2009
Previous Teams:local team: Ton van Bemmelen sports/Odysis
Career Highlights:2nd National Championship TT 2007
3rd National Championship Road 2008
3rd in a stage of Tour de L'Aude, and 10th Overall GC, 2008.
2nd Trofea Costa Etrusca 2008
8th Fleche Wallonne 2007
What is your favourite food?Pastries (bad for cyclists!); Pancakes; Pasta
Do you have any pets or hobbies?Cycling, running, Ice-skating, and last but not least, shopping! We have a rabbit, but I am not a fan of pets.
What is your favourite charity?Right to Play, because they make it possible all over the world for children to participate in sport and develop.
What would be your cycling tip to the average rider?Have fun in all that you are doing, and don't forget to laugh!
Why do you want to ride on the Cervélo TestTeam?I would like to develop myself as a professional rider.
What is your personal cycling goal for 2009?My personal goal for the 2009 season is to place in the top 15 at the World Championships (TT). I had bad luck twice in the Road Race, so I would like to cross the finish line!
What is your product development goal for 2009?I would like to be a better TT rider and improve my sprint.
When you knew you wanted to be a pro?Last year I decided to try and be a professional, but I still have a long way to go!
What is your favourite training ride?I don't have a favourite training ride because I like all kinds of training rides. The variation makes it nice!
What is your all time favourite cycling moment?My favourite cycling moment is the National Championships 2008, both the road and TT. Lars Boom won both in an impressive way.
What is your favourite ride of all time?My first podium place (3rd) in a national criterium in Hazerswoude 2007. This was the first time I got a podium place with professional riders.
What do you want to do after your career in cycling?I would like to deveop myself as an HR professional because I studied Human Resource Management.
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Roger Hammond

Name:Roger Hammond
Nationality:GBR
Age:35
Height:5' 8"
Weight:157 lbs
Pro Since:1998
Website:http://www.roger-hammond.com
Previous Teams:Team Columbia
T-Mobile
Discovery
Palmans
Collstrop
Career Highlights:3rd, Paris-Roubaix
2nd, Dwars Door Vlaanderen
2nd, Gent Wevelgem
World Junior Cyclocross Champion
British Road Champion
What is your favourite food?Anything after a long ride!
Do you have any pets or hobbies?Restoring my classic car
What is your favourite charity?Any charity helping the blind - I can't imagine life without vision
What would be your cycling tip to the average rider?Perseverance is the key.
Why do you want to ride on the Cervélo TestTeam?It is the first team that has included all of its partners as team members to the mutual benefit of all involved.
What is your personal cycling goal for 2009?To win Paris-Roubaix.
What is your product development goal for 2009?To have one of my ideas implemented.
When you knew you wanted to be a pro?After I won the Junior Cyclocross Worlds and I realized it was a possibility.
What is your favourite training ride?Location was in Northumberland, 3 friends on a 90k loop in the Cheviot hills, each trying to drop the others...
What is your all time favourite cycling moment?Supporting Ardi Van de Poel in Paris-Roubaix, where he eventually finished 5th
What is your favourite ride of all time?Paris-Roubaix 2004
What do you want to do after your career in cycling?Giving some of my 25+ years of experience in cycling back.
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Sandra Dietel

Name:Sandra Dietel
Nationality:GER
Age:25
Height:5' 7"
Weight:121 lbs
Pro Since:2009
Website:http://cyclingsandra.blogspot.com
Previous Teams:Team Stuttgart
Career Highlights:5th overall, German Rad Budesliga, 2008
6th German National Championship Mountains, 2008
Student World Championships 2008 - 7th, Road; 8th TT
9th, Krasna Lipa Stage 4, 2007
20th Overall, Gracia-Orlova 2008 + 2007
What is your favourite food?Pasta
Do you have any pets or hobbies?No Pets. Hobbies: reading, surfing the internet, meeting friends
What is your favourite charity?Organizations that help orphans, because children mostly are not responsible for their destiny!
What would be your cycling tip to the average rider?Don't be too ambitious, just enjoy cycling and the landscape!
Why do you want to ride on the Cervélo TestTeam?It's an honour to be part of this great team and I'm very motivated to support my teammates to win a lot of races and achieve good results in 2009. Moreover, I get the chance to develop my own strengths because of the interesting race calendar.
What is your personal cycling goal for 2009?I want to establish myself as a pro, help my teammates to win races and achieve good results. If I get the chance in some races, I would also like to achieve good results myself!
What is your product development goal for 2009?To optimize the products by testing them in training rides and competitions, and to give good feedback!
When you knew you wanted to be a pro?When I started cycling in 1998, it was already my dream to become a pro, and now it's come true!
What is your favourite training ride?I like the landscape in Spain very much - the mountains and the sea. I enjoy training in this environment.
What is your all time favourite cycling moment?In 1997 when Jan Ullrich won the Tour de France stage in Andorra and took over the yellow jersey. I saw it on TV and crossed my fingers for him!
What is your favourite ride of all time?In 2007 at Prasna-Lipa. I was in the lead group for the first time in a stage race. I achieved 9th place and was very proud!
What do you want to do after your career in cycling?I'd like to work in the sports sector, preferably somthing with cycling - for example, event management or market analysis.
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Sarah Düster

Name:Sarah Düster
Nationality:GER
Age:26
Height:5' 10"
Weight:154 lbs
Pro Since:2005
Website:http://www.sarahduester.de
Previous Teams:Cervélo-Lifeforce (2008)
Raleigh-Lifeforce (2007)
Univega (2006)
Therme (2005)
Career Highlights:WC 1st, TTT Schweden 2008
WC Team 1st Overall 2006. 2007
Stage, Tour Krasna Lipa, 3rd, 2008
Tour of Flanders, 14th, 2008
Tour of Holland, 8th
What is your favourite food?Apfelstrudel mit Vanillesauce
Do you have any pets or hobbies?Swimming, Downhill Skiing, Relaxing, Going to the Cinema
What would be your cycling tip to the average rider?Enjoy cycling and have fun on the bike.
Why do you want to ride on the Cervélo TestTeam?This team has a good concept. The girls are nice; we have fun together and enjoy cycling.
What is your personal cycling goal for 2009?World Championship.
When you knew you wanted to be a pro?I was very proud and happy to get a contract with my first team.
What is your favourite training ride?My favourite training ride is the Bregenzer forest near my house. There are a lot of hills and the landscape there is so beautiful.
What is your all time favourite cycling moment?Team time trial winner in Sweden with the team. The time the team spent in Australia.
What is your favourite ride of all time?Flanders, because of the cobbles and the cold and windy weather. Also, when i get the opportunity to attack on the cobbles in Drenthe or any other races that I like.
What do you want to do after your career in cycling?I want to go back to my job as a kindergarten teacher.
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Serge Pauwels

Name:Serge Pauwels
Nationality:BEL
Age:25
Height:5' 10"
Weight:143 lbs
Pro Since:2006
Website:http://www.sergepauwels.be
Previous Teams:Topsport Vlaanderen (2008)
Chocolade Jaques - Topsport Vlaanderen (2006-2007)
Career Highlights:4th overall, Tour de l'Avenir 2006
Mountains Classification, Liege-Bastogne-Liege 2006
KOM Winner, Tour Down Under 2007
4th stage Tour de la Regione Wallonne (uphill finish)
4th Queen's Stage Bayern Rundfahrt 2008
What is your favourite food?Pasta with scampi
Do you have any pets or hobbies?Internet, traveling
What would be your cycling tip to the average rider?Keep the passion and love for cycling, because it's the most beautiful sport in the world!
Why do you want to ride on the Cervélo TestTeam?Because I believe in the scientific background of cycling, and in this team I am convinced that I will ride on the best and fastest equipment in the world.
What is your personal cycling goal for 2009?To have a good classification in the stage races. To help the leader win stages in a big tour.
What is your product development goal for 2009?I want to help every sponsor improve their product strengths and eliminate any weaknesses.
When you knew you wanted to be a pro?At the age of 20, when i signed with the Rabobank Continental team.
What is your favourite training ride?Ingredients have to be: sun, hills or mountains, beautiful landscapes. In that order.
What is your all time favourite cycling moment?Marco Pantani winning on Mount Ventoux in the 2000 Tour de France.
What is your favourite ride of all time?My first Liege-Bastogne-Liege in my first year as a pro. I won the Mountains Classification after a long breakaway.
What do you want to do after your career in cycling?I want to use my degrees in Applied Economic and Commercial Engineering. Not sure if I want to stay in the cycling world or do something compeltely different.
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Simon Gerrans

Name:Simon Gerrans
Nationality:AUS
Age:29
Height:5' 6"
Weight:143 lbs
Pro Since:2005
Website:http://simongerrans.com
Previous Teams:Crédit Agricole (2008)
AG2R (2005-2007)
Career Highlights:Stage Win, Tour de France 2008
1st, Tour Down Under 2006
Stage Win, Criterium International 2008
representing Australia in the 2008 Olympics
1st Herald-Sun Tour 2006 (winning in the final sprint!)
What is your favourite food?hamburgers
Do you have any pets or hobbies?Motorbikes
What is your favourite charity?Starlight Foundation - they raise money for hospitalized children.
What would be your cycling tip to the average rider?Go out and have fun.
Why do you want to ride on the Cervélo TestTeam?I love the products we will use. I'm very interested in meeting with the sponsors and helping with product development.
What is your personal cycling goal for 2009?Progress in the Amstel Gold Race
What is your product development goal for 2009?I want to give feedback to the nutritional sponsors as this is an area that often gets forgotten.
When you knew you wanted to be a pro?When I first moved to Europe from Australia and saw how big cycling really is here.
What is your favourite training ride?Around the countryside where I grew up in Australia, and up Mt. Butler.
What is your all time favourite cycling moment?Meeting people who have been inspired to take up cycling later in life and who now love it.
What is your favourite ride of all time?Racing through the mountains in the Tour de France.
What do you want to do after your career in cycling?I would like to have a career in the media.
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Ted King

Name:Ted King
Nationality:USA
Age:26
Height:6' 2"
Weight:174 lbs
Pro Since:2006
Website:http://www.iamtedking.missingsaddle.com
Previous Teams:Bissel Pro Cycling 08
Priority Health 06/07
Career Highlights:2nd Ranking in North American individual standings
Stage win – Joe Martin Stage Race 2008
Victory Hanes Park Criterium 2008
KOM jersey, stage 4, Tour de Georgia 2008
What is your favourite food?Dark chocolate and coffee
Do you have any pets or hobbies?I don’t have pets per se, but I have fish in my pond. I enjoy cooking and baking, skiing and reading
What is your favourite charity?The Krempels Brain Injury Foundation. My father had a stroke and surviving a brain injury is an inspirational journey.
What would be your cycling tip to the average rider?Enjoy it and embrace it. At the end of the day, you’re out there pedaling a bicycle. It’s awesome that something so simple can give you so much pleasure (or pain).
Why do you want to ride on the Cervélo TestTeam?It’s an honour and a privilege to be chosen for this team. The caliber of riders and philosophy of its management and sponsors will only serve to progress the sport of cycling for many years to come.
What is your personal cycling goal for 2009?I would like to win a major American race and race in a Grand Tour.
What is your product development goal for 2009?With such a wide range of cutting edge sponsors, it will be great to help with them in tandem with each other – not just from an individual standpoint.
When you knew you wanted to be a pro?I was a senior in college and all my friends were struggling to find jobs. I knew jumping into the working world was not for me, so I was thrilled to pursue cycling.
What is your favourite training ride?Blue Ridge Parkway near Asheville is pretty top notch. Up, down, up, down, all day long.
What is your all time favourite cycling moment?The creation of the wheel. All cycling can thank that moment as a building block.
What is your favourite ride of all time?The Green Mountains in Vermont where I went to school are awesome. Great roads, phenomenal terrain, and really good people make riding anywhere in Vermont excellent.
What do you want to do after your career in cycling?I would like to pursue a business degree or environmental economics degree after cycling. Or culinary school.
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Thor Hushovd

Name:Thor Hushovd
Nationality:NOR
Age:31
Height:6' 0"
Weight:181 lbs
Pro Since:2000
Website:http://www.thor-hushovd.com
Previous Teams:Crédit Agricole
Career Highlights:Green Jersey, Tour de France 2005
1st, Champs d'Elysees, 2006
1st, Prologue, Tour de France 2006
1st, Gent Wevelgem
1st, TTT, Tour de France 2001
What is your favourite food?BBQ
Do you have any pets or hobbies?Hunting and skiing
What is your favourite charity?Children's Cancer charities, because children are so young and innocent.
What would be your cycling tip to the average rider?Go out and have fun. Enjoy nature.
Why do you want to ride on the Cervélo TestTeam?It's a new team with a new philosophy, bringing new ideas to cycling. It's a serious team with a good clean mentality.
What is your personal cycling goal for 2009?The green jersey in the Tour, a big Classics win, and a stage win in the Giro.
What is your product development goal for 2009?To try to help all of the TestTeam partners make their products better, and give all the feedback that I can during the season. Better equipment will give me a better chance to reach my cycling goals.
When you knew you wanted to be a pro?When I won the U23 Worlds in 1998.
What is your favourite training ride?A long ride along the coast somewhere I've never been before, with a coffee stop on the beach.
What is your all time favourite cycling moment?The Worlds in Oslo in 1993. I was 15 and I saw Armstrong win. The Norwegian placed 7th.
What is your favourite ride of all time?Christmas, 2 years ago in Norway. There was 1 meter of snow and a clear blue sky. It was perfect for riding.
What do you want to do after your career in cycling?I would like to do things that I can't right now, like alpine skiing all over the world. I'd like to spend more time with my family. I'd also like to keep some connection to the cycling industry, perhaps working with product developments.
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Volodymir Gustov

Name:Volodymir Gustov
Nationality:UKR
Age:32
Height:5' 10"
Weight:141 lbs
Pro Since:2000
Previous Teams:Team CSC (2006-2008)
Fassa Bartolo (2000-2005)
Career Highlights:1st, Regio Tour (2003)
2nd, Ukrainian National Championships (2000)
3rd, Stage 11, Vuelta a Espana
7th Paris-Nice (2003)
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Xavier Florencio

Name:Xavier Florencio
Nationality:ESP
Age:29
Height:5' 8"
Weight:134 lbs
Pro Since:2000
Previous Teams:Bouygues Telecom
Career Highlights:1st, Clasica San Sebastian 2006
Stage Win, Tour de l'Avenir 2002
Stage Win, Vuelta a Catalunya 2003
Stage Win, GP Mitchubichi (Portugal)
What is your favourite food?Paella
Do you have any pets or hobbies?Motorsports, football, movies
What is your favourite charity?Anything for children.
Why do you want to ride on the Cervélo TestTeam?I like the new team.
What is your personal cycling goal for 2009?I would like to ride in the Classics races.
What is your product development goal for 2009?Assist the team with improvements to product technology.
When you knew you wanted to be a pro?My father was a cyclist, and all of my family were involved in cycling.
What is your favourite training ride?I love training in the mountains of Andurra.
What is your favourite ride of all time?World Championships and the Tour de France.
What do you want to do after your career in cycling?I would like to stay in the world of cycling and would like to focus on youth cycling.
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