Sebastian Langeveld is a Dutch cyclist who has particular expertise in one. In 2010, his Rabobank team finally Langeveld hope break through and especially during the Tour of Flanders and Paris-Roubaix.
General and youth
Langeveld was born on 17 February 1985 in Leiden and the early known early on as a great talent wearing cyclist water bottle. In 2004 and 2005 he rode for Van Vliet-EBH Lawyers squad. He won during these years including the 2nd stage of the Flèche du Sud and Limburg in the Tour in 2004 and 2005 became Dutch champion on the way to the promises he was 2nd in the Tour of Flanders under 23.
In 2006, Langeveld professor at Skill-Shimano team, as he did to win his 2nd pro race; GP Pino Cerami.At the end of the season he was behind Michael Boogerd 2 on SM on the road and he was appointed Promise rider of the year. His performance earned him a transfer to Rabobank in 2007, where he has since then include the final classification in the Ster Elektro Tour 2007 and GP Jef Rens won the 2009. His best performance at a good classic was a 2nd place in Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne in 2008.
He already knew long ride in the front include the Omloop Het Nieuwsblad, Flanders and Paris-Roubaix, but so far no major results. In 2007, he rode his first big round, he was 112: e in the Vuelta. A year later he was participating for the first time in the Tour de France, but it did not convincing performance to the books, he was the 131th.
For bike 2010 Langeveld his arrows again focus on prices in the spring. He will especially want to top to their favorite one; The tour of Flanders and Paris-Roubaix. It is likely that Langeveld shows at startup in these competitions as the leader of the Rabobank team. Thus leaving the Spanish classic specialist Juan Antonio Flecha after four years with the team last winter and it was a year earlier with Thomas Dekker already left other specialist.
The Rabobank team include Nick Nuyens, Joost Posthuma, Tom Stamsnijder, Lars Boom and Maarten Tjallingi is also strong in the Northern classics, Langeveld can count at least at the amount of support he may be promulgated leader.