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Amgen Tour of California announce rosters

By:
Cycling News
Published:
May 08, 2010, 10:25 BST,
Updated:
May 08, 2010, 15:16 BST
Edition:
First Edition Cycling News, Saturday, May 8, 2010
Race:
Amgen Tour of California
Levi Leipheimer will seed a 4th Tour of California win.

Levi Leipheimer will seed a 4th Tour of California win.

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Stellar line-up confirmed including Armstrong, Cavendish and Leipheimer

The Amgen Tour of California announced the 2010 field, with an impressive line-up including seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong and three-time defending champion Levi Leipheimer. The race (May 16-23) will host 16 teams, comprised of 127 riders, from 23 countries.

"We are proud of the powerful and talented group of international and domestic cyclists set to participate in the 2010 Amgen Tour of California," said Andrew Messick, president of AEG Sports.

"From Tour de France champions to Olympic medallists and world champions, this field is one of the best that has ever competed on American soil. The growing reputation of the Amgen Tour of California has resulted in a very accomplished field of cyclists, which should make for a great race."

The field will also include riders from, Team HTC-Columbia, Team Saxo Bank and Garmin-Transitions, who will all be competing to take the title in the overall team competition.

For a complete start list for the Amgen Tour of California click here.
 

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