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Agritubel Pro Cycling Team (UCI team code: AGR) was a French professional road race cycling team. The team's title sponsor, Agritubel, is a worldwide provider and manufacturer of tubular metal products for cattle, livestock and farming.

Team information
Founded2005 (2005)
StatusProfessional Continental
Key personnel
General managerDavid Fornes
Team name history
Agritubel riders making preparations at the 2006 Tour de France

Agritubel mostly competed for wins at the UCI Europe Tour; however, the team was selected as one of two wildcard teams (that is, teams not on the UCI ProTour) to compete at the 2006, 2007, 2008, and 2009 Tour de France. In 2006, Agritubel riders had competed at several other UCI ProTour events, including Paris-Nice, Paris-Roubaix, La Flèche Wallonne, Liège-Bastogne-Liège, and Critérium du Dauphiné Libéré


2009 Team rosterEdit

As of July 26, 2009.[1]

Rider Date of birth
  Emilien Benoit Berges (FRA) (1983-01-13)January 13, 1983 (aged 26)
  Freddy Bichot (FRA) (1979-09-09)September 9, 1979 (aged 29)
  Maxime Bouet (FRA) (1986-11-03)November 3, 1986 (aged 22)
  Steven Caethoven (BEL) (1981-05-09)May 9, 1981 (aged 28)
  Sylvain Calzati (FRA) (1979-07-01)July 1, 1979 (aged 30)
  Remy Cusin (FRA) (1986-02-03)February 3, 1986 (aged 23)
  Eduardo Gonzalo (ESP) (1983-08-25)August 25, 1983 (aged 25)
  Yann Huguet (FRA) (1984-05-02)May 2, 1984 (aged 25)
Rider Date of birth
  Kevin Ista (BEL) (1984-11-25)November 25, 1984 (aged 24)
  Nicolas Jalabert (FRA) (1973-04-13)April 13, 1973 (aged 36)
  Christophe Laurent (FRA) (1977-07-26)July 26, 1977 (aged 32)
  Yoann Le Boulanger (FRA) (1975-11-04)November 4, 1975 (aged 33)
  David Lelay (FRA) (1979-12-30)December 30, 1979 (aged 29)
  Geoffroy Lequatre (FRA) (1981-06-30)June 30, 1981 (aged 28)
  Christophe Moreau (FRA) (1971-04-12)April 12, 1971 (aged 38)
  Anthony Ravard (FRA) (1983-09-28)September 28, 1983 (aged 25)
  Nicolas Vogondy (FRA) (1977-08-08)August 8, 1977 (aged 31)

Major winsEdit

Trophée Luc Leblanc, Florent Brard
Paris–Troyes, Florent Brard
Classic Loire Atlantique, José Alberto Martínez
La Roue Tourangelle, Gilles Canouet
Stage 2b Circuit de la Sarthe, Florent Brard
Stage 4 Circuit de Lorraine, Saulius Ruskys
Tour du Poitou Charentes, Christophe Agnolutto
Tour du Poitou Charentes, Linas Balciunas
Stage 3 Critérium International, José Alberto Martínez
Stage 3 Rhône-Alpes Isère Tour, Eduardo Gonzalo
Stage 3 Circuit de Lorraine, Eduardo Gonzalo
Overall Bayern-Rundfahrt, José Alberto Martínez
Stage 1 Boucles de la Mayenne, Benoît Sinner
Stage 10 Tour de France, Juan Miguel Mercado
Overall Tour de l'Avenir, Moises Dueñas
Stage 3, Hans Dekkers
Stage 6, Moises Dueñas
Stage 2 Driedaagse van West-Vlaanderen, Hans Dekkers
Classic Loire Atlantique, Nicolas Jalabert
Stage 2 Rhône-Alpes Isère Tour, Nicolas Vogondy
Tour de Vendée, Mikel Gaztañaga
Stage 1 GP Paredes Rota dos Móveis, Mikel Gaztañaga
Boucles de l'Aulne, Romain Feillu
Stage 3 Tour de Luxembourg, Romain Feillu
Overall Boucles de la Mayenne, Nicolas Vogondy
Stage 2, Nicolas Vogondy
Overall Regio Tour, Moises Dueñas
Stage 2, Moises Dueñas
Overall Tour of Britain, Romain Feillu
Paris–Bourges, Romain Feillu
Stage 2 Tour Méditerranéen, Jimmy Casper
Overall Les 3 Jours de Vaucluse, Nicolas Vogondy
Stage 1, Nicolas Vogondy
Classic Loire Atlantique, Mikel Gaztañaga
Stage 1 Tour de Normandie, Maxime Bouet
Stage 2, 3 & 4 Tour de Normandie, Anthony Ravard
Stage 6 Tour de Normandie, Steven Caethoven
Route Adélie de Vitré, Kevyn Ista
Stage 1 Circuit de la Sarthe, Anthony Ravard
Stage 3 Rhône-Alpes Isère Tour, Nicolas Vogondy
Stage 2 Circuit de Lorraine, Jimmy Casper
Boucles de l'Aulne, Romain Feillu
Overall Boucles de la Mayenne, Freddy Bichot
Prologue, Nicolas Vogondy
Stage 2, Jimmy Casper
  France Road Race Championship, Nicolas Vogondy
Stage 5 Tour Alsace, Brice Feillu
Châteauroux Classic, Anthony Ravard
Overall Tour of Britain, Geoffroy Lequatre
Stage 3, Emilien Benoit Berges
  Yellow jersey as leader of the general classification after stage 4, Tour de France, Romain Feillu
Stage 3 Tour Méditerranéen, Kevyn Ista
Boucles du Sud Ardèche, Freddy Bichot
Overall Les 3 Jours de Vaucluse, David Lelay
Stage 1, Maxime Bouet
Stage 2 Tour de Normandie, Steven Caethoven
Stage 5 Tour de Normandie, Freddy Bichot
Overall Volta ao Alentejo, Maxime Bouet
Stage 1, Maxime Bouet
Overall Circuit de la Sarthe, David Lelay
Stage 2, David Lelay
Overall Rhône-Alpes Isère Tour, Yann Huguet
Stage 1, Nicolas Vogondy
Stage 2, Yann Huguet
Stage 3, Christophe Laurent
Stage 2 Tour de Picardie, Romain Feillu
Boucles de l'Aulne, Maxime Bouet
Tour du Doubs, Yann Huguet
Stage 7 Tour de France, Brice Feillu
Stage 1 Tour de Wallonie, Freddy Bichot
Stage 1 Paris–Corrèze, Freddy Bichot
Stage 4 Tour du Limousin, Romain Feillu
Stage 1 Tour du Poitou Charentes, Anthony Ravard
Grand Prix de Fourmies, Romain Feillu

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "AGRITUBEL (AGR) - FRA". UCI. Archived from the original on 21 June 2009. Retrieved 2009-07-26.

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