Ruta del Sol 2016: Riders

Ruta del Sol Rider tejay van GarderenThe 2016 Ruta del Sol leaves 17 February with a strong field containing the likes of Alejandro Valverde, Tejay van Garderen, Philippe Gilbert, Bauke Mollema, Rafal Majka and Mikel Nieve. Cyclingstage.com brings you the startlist. (Slideshow route/profile)

World Tour Teams

BMC Racing Team
Tejay van Garderen, Samuel Sánchez, Philippe Gilbert, Ben Hermans, Damiano Caruso, Brent Bookwalter, John Darwin Atapuma

Dimension Data for Qhubeka
Cameron Meyer, Mekseb Debesay, Jay Robert Thomson, Omar Fraile, Igor Anton, Kristian Sbaragli, Kanstantsin Siutsou

Giant – Alpecin
Fredrik Ludvigsson, Roy Curvers, Sam Oomen, Georg Preidler, Simon Geschke, Tobias Ludvigsson, Koen de Kort

IAM Cycling
Jérome Coppel, Clément Chevrier, David Tanner, Martin Elmiger, Mathias Frank, Reto Hollenstein, Oliver Zaugg

Lotto Soudal
Bart De clercq, Tomasz Marczynski, Tosh Van der sande, Maxime Monfort, Jelle Vanendert, Louis Vervaeke, Tim Wellens

LottoNL-Jumbo
Wilco Kelderman, Enrico Battaglin, Steven Kruijswijk, Martijn Keizer, Bert-Jan Lindeman, Paul Martens, Maarten Tjallingii

Movistar Team
Alejandro Valverde, Imanol Erviti, Rubén Fernández, Juan José Lobato, Javier Moreno, Daniel Moreno, Rory Sutherland

Team Sky
Vasil Kiryienka, Nicolas Roche, Wout Poels, Mikel Nieve, Christian Knees, Gianni Moscon, Ben Swift

Tinkoff
Rafal Majka, Roman Kreuziger, Daniele Bennati, Manuele Boaro, Oscar Gatto, Jay Mccarthy, Nikolay Trusov

Trek-Segafredo
Bauke Mollema, Fabio Felline, Kiel Reijnen, Peter Stetina, Markel Irizar, Riccardo Zoidl, Haimar Zubeldia

Procontinental teams

Burgos-BH
Jorge Cubero, Jesus Del pino, Igor Merino, Víctor Martín, Pablo Torres, Ibai Salas, Arnau Sole

Caja Rural – Seguros RGA
David Arroyo, Sergio Pardilla, Carlos Barbero, Hugh Carthy, Jaime Roson, Fabricio Ferrari, Javier Aramendia

CCC Sprandi Polkowice
Víctor de la Parte, Leszek Plucinski, Lukasz Owsian, Jan Hirt, Marcin Mrozek, Felix Großschartner, Sylwester Szmyd

Cofidis, Solutions Crédits
Daniel Navarro, Luis Ángel Maté, Nacer Bouhanni, Borut Bozic, Christophe Laporte, Cyril Lemoine, Geoffrey Soupe

Direct Energie
Sylvain Chavanel, Fabien Grellier, Julien Morice, Adrien Petit, Alexandre Pichot, Perrig Quemeneur

Euskadi Basque Country – Murias
Garikoitz Bravo, Beñat Txoperena, Jon Ander Insausti, Aritz Bagües, Mikel Bizkarra, Imanol Estevez, Eneko Lizarralde

Funvic Soul Cycles – Carrefour
Antonio Piedra, Pablo Urtasun, Kleber Ramos, Magno Prado, João Gaspar, Flavio Cardoso, Francisco Chamorro

Gazprom-RusVelo
Sergey Firsanov, Alexander Foliforov, Evgeny Shalunov, Aleksey Rybalkin, Igor Boev, Artem Ovechkin, Andrei Solomennikov

Matrix Powertag
José vicente Toribio, Junya Sano, Yukihiro Doi, Airan Fernandez, Hayato Yoshida, Daiki Yasuhara, Kenji Takubo

Roompot – Oranje Peloton
Marc de Maar, Huub Duijn, Nick Van der lijke, Michel Kreder, Maurits Lammertink, Antwan Tolhoek, Reinier Honig

Southeast – Venezuela
Filippo Pozzato, Manuel Belletti, Matteo Busato, Andrea Fedi, Cristian Rodríguez, Enrique Sanz, Eugert Zhupa

Stradalli – Bike Aid
Timo Schafer, Amanuel mengis Ghebreindrias, Meron Teshome, Damien Garcia, Jean bosco Nsengimana, Nikodemus Holler, Daniel Bichlmann

Topsport Vlaanderen – Baloise
Thomas Sprengers, Bert Van lerberghe, Maxime Farazijn, Eliot Lietaer, Gijs Van hoecke, Sander Helven, Dries Van Gestel

Wanty – Groupe Gobert
Jerome Baugnies, Thomas Degand, Dimitri Claeys, Tom Devriendt, Kevin Van Melsen, Frederik Backaert, Frederik Veuchelen

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