Vacansoleil-DCM: End of the road for the Dutch team

Vacansoleil-DCM, Men's team time trial, UCI Road Cycling World Championships 2013

Dutch team Vacansoleil-DCM raced one of its last events yesterday at the World Championships in Florence. Its six men completed the team time trial in 16th place knowing that they will go their separate ways next season.

"It's very sad, not only for me, but for the whole team, staff and riders," Thomas De Gendt told Cycling Weekly. "We've worked together for three years. The riders will find a new team, but for the staff it's very hard and they'll have to find another type of work."

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