Alex Zulle: “Phonak” Home!
With the on-going money problems with the Coast team, Alex Zulle has signed to go to his home country team, Phonak.
The Swiss rider, Alex Zulle is now a rider for Phonak, he has left the German team Coast because of the problems he, Frank Hoj and the now retired Escartin, have had in getting last years wages.
The ex-rider for ONCE, Festina and Banesto, managed by Tony Rominger, has signed to ride for Phonak for this year and possibly the next. The past winner of the Vuelta a Espaсa (1996 & 97) joines Spanish manager and also ex-winner of the Vuelta (1986), Alvaro Pino.