Maxime Monfort Takes Lead In Tour Méditerranéen

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Saturday’s stage 4 in the Tour Méditerranéen brought the leader’s jersey to RADIOSHACK LEOPARD TREK’s Maxime Monfort. Monfort, 30, had moved into second place after the stage 2 individual time trial, sitting 22-seconds behind leader Lars Boom in the classification. A breakaway victory on Mt. Faron went to Jean-Christophe Peraud (AG2R la Mondiale) who attacked on the final climb to earn his … [Read more...]

RADIOSHACK NISSAN TREK Names Vuelta a España Line-Up

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RADIOSHACK NISSAN TREK will participate in the Tour of Spain with an ambitious team. Daniele Bennati, Jan Bakelants, Laurent Didier, Linus Gerdemann, Markel Irizar, Tiago Machado, Maxime Monfort, Greg Rast and Hayden Roulston will be directed by José Azevedo and Luca Guercilena. Azevedo: "We bring a diverse team to the start. Monfort, Gerdemann and Machado are our three GC riders and we will … [Read more...]

Strong Team For Leopard Trek At Tour de France

LEOPARD TREK has named the riders that will team-up with Andy and Fränk Schleck for the team’s first ever Tour de France. Andy Schleck, Fränk Schleck, Fabian Cancellara, Linus Gerdemann, Maxime Monfort, Jakob Fuglsang, Jens Voigt, Stuart O’Grady and Joost Posthuma will be representing LEOPARD TREK on the roads of France. Hundreds of fans of the Luxembourg based team had the opportunity to … [Read more...]

Team Leopard-Trek Announced In Luxembourg

After more than half a year of solid efforts, including meticulous planning, rider recruitment and rigorous application processes, the Luxembourg Pro Cycling Project has finally come to full fruition. The team’s General Manager, Brian Nygaard revealed today to a packed house of media that the much anticipated Luxembourg-based team will be called, Team Leopard- Trek. The official presentation of … [Read more...]

Schleck Team To Be Named “Team Leopard”

LUXEMBOURG - The new Luxembourgian cycling team set up around the brothers Franck and Andy Schleck will be called 'Team Leopard', Danish cyclist Jakob Fuglsang claimed on Monday. "We're going to be called Leopard," Fuglsang told the website Cycling News. "(Having seen) what the jersey will look like... the name 'Leopard' will be in the middle of the jersey." Neither the team nor … [Read more...]

The Luxembourg Project Adding More Strength

The team from Luxembourg’s new signings add depth to ranks for classics and stage races The strength and depth of the Luxembourg Pro Cycling Project is beginning to take shape as the team is happy to announce the signing of three versatile and exciting riders. Maxime Monfort and Wouter Weylandt both from Belgium, as well as Dominic Klemme from Germany have joined the new squad based in … [Read more...]

HTC-Columbia Monfort Takes Overall Victory in Bayern Rundfahrt

HTC-Columbia's Maxime Monfort battled through storms and torrential rain to secure a prestigious victory in the Bayern Rundfahrt, Germany's leading stage race, on Sunday. Having taken the race lead when he won Saturday's time trial, the Belgian all-rounder completed the five-day event twelve seconds ahead of Italy's Adriano Malori. Slovenia's Simon Spilak was third overall. Monfort's … [Read more...]

HTC-Columbia Monfort Takes Victory and Lead In Bayern Rundfahrt

San Luis Obispo, CA - 29th May 2010 -HTC-Columbia's Maxime Monfort has advanced into the overall lead of the Bayern Rundfahrt race in Germany after clinching the event's individual time trial stage Saturday. Monfort sped around the hilly time trial course, starting and finishing in the town of Berching, 12 seconds faster than Italy's Adriano Malori. HTC-Columbia's Hayden Roulston took third on … [Read more...]

Maxime Monfort Quits Cofidis For Team Columbia

BRUSSELS, Sept 30, 2008 (AFP) - Belgian rider Maxime Monfort announced Monday that he will quit French team Cofidis at the end of this season to race for Columbia over the next two years. The 25-year-old was still under contract with Cofidis, and Columbia would have had to pay an indemnity to release him. Monfort becomes the fifth Belgian to have decided to leave Cofidis at season's … [Read more...]