Team Discovery Channel Announces Tour de France Roster
Team looks to compete and challenge in post-Lance Armstrong era.
will be Noval?s third with the Discovery Channel team. Benjamin has shown strong form throughout his spring campaign as he worked tirelessly for his team leaders at races such as Paris-Roubaix, Tour de Georgia and Dauphine Libere.
Viatcheslav Ekimov - With 14 Tour de
Jose Luis Rubiera - Nicknamed ?Chechu?; this Spanish rider is another true professional of the Discovery Channel Team. Chechu has quietly ridden his 2006 season in preparation for two races, the Giro d?Italia and the Tour de France. In the Giro, Chechu rode selflessly for Paolo Savoldelli and while doing that nearly missed out on a stage victory, finishing second. His strong riding in the Giro helped the team place third in the Team Trial Event and a personal thirteenth overall place in one of the toughest grand tour races ever ridden.