Friday Feature: UnitedHealthcare’s Marc de Maar talks to VeloVoices

Marc sporting his 2012 Curacao national champion jersey (image courtesy of Marc De Maar on Twitter)

In another VeloVoices exclusive, Jack speaks to ex-Rabobank and Quick Step rider Marc de Maar about his professional career to date and his aspirations for the future as he begins his second spell with Pro Continental squad UnitedHealthcare.

Marc de Maar describes himself as “not a world-class rider”, but he will always have his special place in the cycling history books as the first ever man to wear the national champion’s jersey of Curacao. Continue reading

Team updates: BMC, Euskaltel-Euskadi, FDJ-BigMat and GreenEDGE

At the beginning of the season, each member of the VeloVoices team selected one ProTeam to follow for the duration of 2012. Here’s an update on how each squad is progressing as the peloton starts to move out of tune-up mode and into the first slug of major races for this year: the spring Classics and Paris-Nice.
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