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Team RadioShack
Team information
UCI code RSH[1]
Based  United States
Founded 2009
Discipline(s) Road
Status ProTour
Key personnel
General manager Dirk Demol
Team manager Johan Bruyneel
Team colours Team colours Team colours
Team colours
 
Jersey
Cycling current event.svg Current season

Team RadioShack is a professional road bicycle racing team, with RadioShack as the title sponsor, the creation of which was announced on July 23, 2009. Lance Armstrong co-owns and leads the team, which plans to race in the Grand Tours and the UCI ProTour, as well as running and triathlon events. The team is managed by Capital Sports and Entertainment, an Austin, Texas sports and event management group that also manages the Trek-Livestrong U23 development cycling team and that ran the former Discovery Channel Pro Cycling Team.[2]

Johan Bruyneel is Team RadioShack's initial overall manager[3] and Dirk Demol is the directeur sportif.[4][5] Former Discovery Channel cyclists Viatcheslav Ekimov from Russia and José Azevedo from Portugal will also be part of the managerial squad.[3][6] Armstrong said that the team will promote the Livestrong anti-cancer campaigns of his Lance Armstrong Foundation, and will also be sponsored by Trek Bicycle Corporation, SRAM Corporation and Nike, Inc. sportswear.[7][8][9]

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2010 season

On November 25, 2009, The UCI ProTour Council (UPTC) announced that the team was successfully registered for the 2010 season [10] The team's 2010 team roster includes 25 riders from 15 countries,[3] one fewer than originally announced because RadioShack learned that Japanese rider Fumiyuki Beppu was still under contract to his previous team, Skil-Shimano.[11] Bruyneel, Demol and twelve of the riders were previously with the Kazakh team Astana in the UCI ProTour, including eight of the team's nine riders on the winning team in the 2009 Tour de France.

On December 29, 2009 a video "Building the Team RadioShack Trek Madone" debut The video debuted on the Trek Bicycle You Tube channel with the following description: If you've ever wondered what it's like to build a bike worthy of Team RadioShack, we've summed it up for you in about 5 minutes. This is the visual story of the first few bikes of what is sure to be an unforgettable season online on You Tube at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IuDjg3qpaQs. The video features music by the band Rust Belt Sermon with video and editing by Jamie L. Forrest. [12]

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2010 team roster

Rider Date of Birth
 Lance Armstrong (USA) September 18, 1971 (1971-09-18) (age 38)
 Sam Bewley (NZL) July 22, 1987 (1987-07-22) (age 22)
 Janez Brajkovič (SLO) December 18, 1983 (1983-12-18) (age 26)
 Matthew Busche (USA) May 9, 1985 (1985-05-09) (age 24)
 Ben Hermans (BEL) June 8, 1986 (1986-06-08) (age 23)
 Chris Horner (USA) November 10, 1971 (1971-11-10) (age 38)
 Andreas Klöden (GER) June 22, 1975 (1975-06-22) (age 34)
 Daryl Impey (RSA) December 6, 1984 (1984-12-06) (age 25)
 Markel Irizar (ESP) February 5, 1980 (1980-02-05) (age 29)
 Levi Leipheimer (USA) October 23, 1973 (1973-10-23) (age 36)
 Geoffroy Lequatre (FRA) June 30, 1981 (1981-06-30) (age 28)
 Fuyu Li (CHN) May 9, 1978 (1978-05-09) (age 31)
 Tiago Machado (POR) October 18, 1985 (1985-10-18) (age 24)
Rider Date of Birth
 Jason McCartney (USA) September 3, 1973 (1973-09-03) (age 36)
 Dmitriy Muravyev (KAZ) November 2, 1979 (1979-11-02) (age 30)
 Sérgio Paulinho (POR) March 26, 1980 (1980-03-26) (age 29)
 Yaroslav Popovych (UKR) January 4, 1980 (1980-01-04) (age 30)
 Grégory Rast (SUI) January 17, 1980 (1980-01-17) (age 29)
 Sébastien Rosseler (BEL) July 15, 1981 (1981-07-15) (age 28)
 Ivan Rovny (RUS) September 30, 1987 (1987-09-30) (age 22)
 José Luis Rubiera (ESP) January 27, 1973 (1973-01-27) (age 36)
 Bjørn Selander (USA) January 28, 1988 (1988-01-28) (age 21)
 Gert Steegmans (BEL) September 30, 1980 (1980-09-30) (age 29)
 Tomas Vaitkus (LTU) February 4, 1982 (1982-02-04) (age 27)
 Haimar Zubeldia (ESP) April 1, 1977 (1977-04-01) (age 32)

2009 season

2009 Trek-Livestrong U23 team roster

Rider Date of Birth
 Ryan Bauman (USA) May 25, 1987 (1987-05-25) (age 22)
 Sam Bewley (NZL) July 22, 1987 (1987-07-22) (age 22)
 Cody Campbell (CAN) February 24, 1990 (1990-02-24) (age 19)
 Guy East (USA) October 18, 1987 (1987-10-18) (age 22)
 Benjamin King (USA) March 22, 1989 (1989-03-22) (age 20)
 Ryohei Komori (JPN) September 26, 1988 (1988-09-26) (age 21)
 Taylor Kuphaldt (USA) February 9, 1990 (1990-02-09) (age 19)
 Julian Kyer (USA) May 18, 1988 (1988-05-18) (age 21)
 Taylor Phinney (USA) June 27, 1990 (1990-06-27) (age 19)
 Bjørn Selander (USA) January 28, 1988 (1988-01-28) (age 21)
 Jesse Sergent (NZL) July 8, 1988 (1988-07-08) (age 21)

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