Netherlands | Team website

The Dutch team formerly known as Belkin which was formerly known as Rabobank which formerly known as six other things, has been around for so long most of their riders weren’t even born the first time they rode the Tour de France (in 1984 as Kwantum). Since Euskaltel have disbanded, they’ve got the orangest, booziest fans in cycling, despite the team kit being a yellow and black combo. Said team kit comes in two sizes: extremely tall and broad, or extremely tall and skinny.

With a number of their leading riders jumping ship after sponsorship uncertainty at the end of the 2014 season, the team will be looking to the experienced Laurens Ten Dam and the young prospect Wilco Kelderman to fulfil any GC aspirations, while having Belgian powerhouse Sep Vanmarcke in their ranks will always give them a chance in the cobbled classics.

Shimano says that its new S-Phyre eyewear positions it at the premium end of the cycling eyewear market, complementing its S-Phyre shoe and clothing range. It says that the lens…