Bob Stapleton High Road

Bob Stapleton, the owner and manager of the High Road team, has revealed that new sponsor Columbia Sportswear came along almost by chance rather than the result of a detailed search for a sponsor.

Speaking during a telephone press conference on Monday, Stapleton said the new team colours are still being designed and will be officially unveiled two days before the start of the Tour de France.

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