Tour de France
Taaramae leads Cofidis team
Paris - Estonian national time trial champion Rein Taaramae will be the leading rider in the Cofidis team for this year's Tour de France which was unveiled on Monday.
The 25-year-old finished 11th on last year's Tour but has endured a difficult 2012 to date, including being struck down with glandular fever in March and then suffering a fractured elbow in April.
The Cofidis team is largely inexperienced but it does also feature 37-year-old Frenchman David Moncoutie, who will be taking part in his 11th Tour, 31-year-old Samuel Dumoulin and Remy Di Gregorio.
Rein Taaramae (EST), Remy Di Gregorio (FRA), Samuel Dumoulin (FRA), Nicolas Edet (FRA), Julien Fouchard (FRA), Jan Ghyselinck (BEL), Luis Angel Mate (ESP), David Moncoutie (FRA), Romain Zingle (BEL)