Legeay said: "The riders are paying the price. But let it be so, we will now change our programme. We can do without
The team manager of Credit Agricole fears that Giro organiser RCS will also exclude his team from Milano - San Remo and
Tirreno - Adriatico. Both races are also organised by RCS.
Legeay said: "What do you expect me to do about it? The organizers are free to choose whoever they want and they obviously
believe it will be better without us."
It seems like RCS does not want teams on the startlist of this years Giro d'Italia who only use the race as preparation
for the Tour de France.
Team Barloworld is one of the 21 teams which received an. Team Barloworld manager Claudio Corti welcomed the news
with very positive words: "We already knew about the intention of the Italian organizers to invite our team, as well as we
didn't hide our enthousiasm in facing this new challenge after the extraordinary experience we had last yeat in the Tour de
France. For sure, to be competitive in both the most important stage races will be really complicate, even though we worked
a lot during the winter to make our team stronger. Also Mauricio Soler is fully convinced about the opportunity to tackle
Giro d'Italia and Tour de France in a row, we studied an appropriate race schedule together with him. I'm confident to see
Team Barloworld on the spot at the Giro d'Italia as well"