Two of New Zealand's professionals aboard the Radioshack-Nissan-Trek freight train get to commence their World Tour seasons early at the Tour Down Under. NZ Champion and 2010 revelation Sergent have both been named in the team line up.
“RadioShack-Nissan-Trek has selected an impressive line-up to include a mix of Grand Tour experience and youthful competitiveness in their Santos Tour Down Under squad,” Race Director Mike Turtur said.
Jose Azevedo will serve as team manager for the race, which is held in southern Australia from January 15 to 22.
RadioShack-Nissan-Trek for the Tour Down Under: Daniele Bennati (Ita), Linus Gerdemann (Ger), Ben Hermans (Bel), Tiago Machado (Por), Hayden Roulston (NZl), Jesse Sergent (NZl) and Jens Voigt (Ger).