Saxo Bank Team Director Bjarne Riis says the team’s objective is to go for stage wins as he named his Tour de France squad.
The European classics season begins this weekend with Omloop Het Nieuwsblad followed by Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne.
Leopard Trek won the opening team time trial in the Vuelta a Espana ahead of the Liquigas team of defending champion Vincenzo Nibali.
Philippe Gilbert took his second classics win in succession as he outsprinted the field to win the Fleche-Wallonne.
Jonathan Hivert won a sprint finish and took his second victory of the season at the Klasika Primavera.
Belgian Nick Nuyens beat Sylvain Chavanel and Fabian Cancellara in a three-man sprint to win a thrilling Tour of Flanders.
Saxo Bank's Nick Nuyens beats Sylvain Chavanel and Fabian Cancellara in a three-man sprint to win the Tour of Flanders.
Nick Nuyens edged out British champion Geraint Thomas to take the Belgian semi-classic Dwars door Vlaanderen in Waregem.
Nick Nuyens has signed a two-year deal with the SunGard/Saxo Bank team.
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