Ian Stannard

Ian Stannard is set to sign for new Ukrainian-Italian team ISD - the squad that hit the headlines for signing Mario Cipollini as its PR man.

Stannard rode for Belgian-based Landbouwkrediet team in 2008. This year, the 21 year old got some serious Classics experience riding - and finishing - the Tour of Flanders, Ghent-Wevelgem and Paris-Roubaix. In 2007 he chalked up wins in Milano-Brusetto in Italy and the Eddy Soens Memorial race in Britain, and rode the latter part of the season as stagiaire for the now defunct T-Mobile squad.

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