A new signing for Discovery in 2007, Lithuanian-born Tomas Vaitkus is a Giro stage winner and a fantastic sprinter. He speaks three languages, and steals Team Rubiera's heart every time.
Alberto Contador is the best road cyclist int he world. A gifted all-rounder, especially strong in the mountains, Contador was enlisted by Johan Bruyneel in 2008 to fulfil a simple mission : to win.
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We know Benjamín as a stalwart cyclist who can ride all day at the front of the group, leading the team on the flats and mid-mountains.
With the new dawn of Astana, Daniel Navarro recovered from the disappointments of 2007 and evolved as great climber. The climber from Gijon is surely happy to be with the other two Asturian riders, Chechu Rubiera and Benjamín Noval.
Manuel Beltran rode for USPS/Discovery from 2003 to 2006, and is among those elite riders, like Chechu, who was chosen for his ability to escort his team leader through the Alps and the Pyrenees.