The locker room is strictly a four-Tour-winners

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Fifty years ago, won by Eddy Merckx first Tour de France. Therefore, it has devoted Ruben Van Gucht in June, with two additional episodes from The dressing room of La Grande Boucle: the episode with four of the Belgian team managers, who, with one of the riders in the Tour have won, and the last four, Belgian geletruidragers. Each episode contains two reports on the foreign Tour winners: Sir Bradley Wiggins, Andy Schleck, Cadel Evans and Alberto Contador. In The dressing room, they talk about the peaks and valleys of the Tour de france.

Part 1: the Belgian team leaders of the Trip-the winners
Ruben Van Gucht is in the La Cipale, with Dirk Demol and Johan Bruyneel, director Rudi Pevenage, and José CauwerRuben Van Gucht, at La Cipale, with Dirk Demol and Johan Bruyneel, director Rudi Pevenage, and José De Cauwer

In the first episode, pulling Ruben Van Gucht, at the velodrome of La Cipale in the heart of Paris. In this cast-iron and steel-constructed stadium in the outskirts of Paris, the celebrated Traffic in each of his five victories in the Tour de France. The golden years are a long time in the past. It is still waiting for a follow-up to Lucien Van Impe, the winner of the Tour de France in 1976. Anyway, played a lot of compatriots are a big part in the later Tour wins. Not on the bike or behind the wheel of the truck. A number of those victories were controversial, and there is a lot to say about it.

José De Cauwer was a pro for many years, the personal helper of the Dutch toprenner My Being. His greatest successes he had, however, not as a cyclist but as a wielercoach. Under his leadership, as the leader of the “loose” group, ADR-Agrigel has won the American Greg LeMond in 1989, and for the second time in the Tour de france. In 2005, Tom Boonen, with José De Cauwer, as a coach, a world champion in Madrid. Now De Cauwer, the Tour is still on the stand in the commentaarcabine in addition to Michel Wuyts.

Who is Johan Bruyneel said it, says Lance Armstrong and US Postal. If the team that won Bruyneel is with us no less than seven times in the Tour de france. But with Alberto Contador, if he has time for the victory celebration in Paris, france. In 2013, he came to be in the eye of the doping problems go. In the immediate aftermath of a large-scale investigation into doping at US Postal, and placed in the U.s. anti-doping agency USADA Bruyneel, a suspension of ten years. Recently, he was recognized by the International Sporttribunaal BAG and even a lifetime ban.

If a rider is Dirk Demol best known for his victory in the Paris-Roubaix. Demol would never be the leader, but Johan Bruyneel was able to follow him over to the U.S. Postal to. Together, they created the American group an unbeatable team. After the excursions, on the Discovery Channel, Quick Step, Astana, RadioShack, he has this year with team Katusha-Alpecin.