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Robert Förster, Boy Van Poppel lead UnitedHealthcare at Almeria

  • By Brian Holcombe
  • Published Feb. 25, 2011
  • Updated Feb. 25, 2011 at 4:07 PM EDT

While the cobbles riders fight the weather in Flanders this weekend, American squad UnitedHealthcare will continue its European schedule Sunday with the Clasica de Almeria.

Boy Van Poppel and Robert Förster will lead the squad in the one-day semi-classic that starts and finishes on Spain’s Mediterranean coast. The team has been in the region for a week reconnoitering the race course.

Theo Bos narrowly edged Mark Cavendish for the win Almeria in 2010.

UnitedHealthcare for Clasica de Almeria

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Brian Holcombe

Brian Holcombe

Brian Holcombe is the editor of VeloNews.com. Holcombe joined VeloNews in 2009 following years spent introducing students to whitewater kayaking and working in avalanche control, among other more risky ventures. A Master of PR and Marketing Communications, his graduate work at the University of Denver focused on innovation, digital media management and custom publishing. Holcombe is a CSU Ram fan and proud parent, and has been accused of attacking too much on the VN lunch ride. Follow him on Twitter @FCBrian.

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