Rabobank podium caps

Discussion in 'Road Cycling' started by Andrew Karre, Mar 10, 2005.

  1. Andrew Karre

    Andrew Karre Guest

    Maybe a Dutch reader will be able to answer this. Why do the Rabobank
    podium caps say "Keep Supporting Asia"? Tsunami relief?

    Andrew
     
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  2. On 10 Mar 2005 11:22:41 -0800, Andrew Karre wrote:
    > Why do the Rabobank podium caps say "Keep Supporting Asia"? Tsunami relief?


    Yes, on several levels: moral support, incentive to donate money to
    Dutch giro-account 555, and also the caps are for sale (no idea where,
    though). It was initiated by the cycling team, and is picked up by the
    bank. http://www.erikdekker.nl/keep_supporting_asia.htm says: "The team
    itself actively supports the fund raising by converting all of their
    spring kilometers, counting from Milan-San Remo, into a monetary
    donation. The results will be deposited in the Rabobank Employee Fund.
    The bank will double the money." No word on the conversion factor (for
    example 1 euro per km?). The page continues: "The riders will also
    develop more ideas to increase the proceeds. Think for example, auctions
    of special and/or signed jerseys."


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