|Team Name: Liquigas |
Team Website: www.teamliquigas.it
2009 Roster: 27 riders
Bikes Used: Cannondale Bicycles
2008 HighlightsStage wins in Tirreno-Adriatico and Paris-Nice. Four stage wins and Maglia Ciclamino in the Giro d'Italia. Stage wins and team time trial champions in the Vuelta a España. Riders took first overall and claimed a stage win in the Giro de Trentino and Tour de Suisse. Stage win and overall best young rider in the Tour of Missouri.
About Team LiquigasAs one of the world's top teams in 2009, the Italian Liquigas squad features the arrival of Ivan Basso, a seasoned competitor, who can compete with anyone in the ProTour circuit. The squad also features super-sprinter Daniele Bennati, one of the world’s best, and the expected maturation of Vincenzo Nibali and Roman Kreuziger. These elements will ensure that Liquigas, led by team manager Roberto Amadio, remains at the top ranks of the sport.
The Liquigas team sets ambitious goals for the young, talented athletes that wear their jersey and promise to live up to expectations and standards of the ProTour circuit.
Title sponsor Liquigas is a provider of liquefied gas products in Italy. Liquigas is committed to playing a leading role in the great world of international cycling. They are not only the sponsor of this top-notch team, but also the leaders of a Liquigas Camp, which allows children to experience the sport of cycling at a young age.