Actually Riis signed Contador after Frank and Andy decided they were starting their own team. Stuey and Jens went to the Schleck team because they could get 2 year contracts were Riis only wanted to give them one year contracts because to be honest they are both close to the end of their careers and he needed to make sure he had the budget free to hire new riders. Canca did not want to be on the team with Contador likely cause he would not have the backing in the classics that he would like due to the influx of climbers that Conti would want.
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