North American teams that will feature in CaliforniaBy: Kirsten Frattini
Riders to watch from every American team racing in 2011The Amgen Tour of California will begin in Lake Tahoe on May 15 and conclude in Thousand Oaks on May 22. The parcours will include a little bit of something for everyone, from mountainous terrain to a decisive individual time trial and several predicted bunch sprint finishes.
AEG Sports, organizers of the eight-day race invited five US-based Continental teams Kelly Benefit Strategies - OptumHealth, Jamis-Sutter Home, Jelly Belly p/b Kenda, Kenda/5-hour Energy and Bissell along with two US-based Professional Continental teams UnitedHealthcare and Team Type 1-Sanofi Aventis and one Canada-based Professional Continental team SpiderTech p/b C10. Cyclingnews highlights some of the key riders from these teams that are likely to put forth a strong showing.
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