Health Net Pro Cycling Team
Team Name: Team Health Net Pro Cycling Team Presented by Maxxis
Team Website: http://www.teamhealthnet.com/
2007 Roster: 15 riders
Bikes used: Cannondale
2006 Team Highlights: 34 National Racing Calendar victories, 13 UCI race victories, 83 total victories and 155 podium appearances overall
North America’s top professional team, the Health Net Pro Cycling Team Presented by Maxxis has won the National Racing Calendar team title every year since 2004. Based in Oakland, CA, the team stepped up to UCI Pro Continental status and made its first foray into European racing in 2006. International victories in 2006 included overall wins at the Tour of Taiwan and New Zealand's Tour of Wellington, and a stage win at Australia's Herald Sun Tour. The 2007 team will be led by crowd favorite Nathan O'Neill (AUS), who finished 5th overall in the inaugural Amgen Tour of California. He will be joined by newcomers Ryder Hesjedal (CAN) and Rory Sutherland (AUS), as the team races for the overall title in 2007.
Title sponsor Health Net of California is one of the country's leading health care organizations and Maxxis International produces high performance tires.
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