The Basque team Euskaltel Euskadi will start the Tour of Germany with a team formed by Jon Bru, Alán Pérez, Juanjo Óroz, Koldo Fernández de Larrea, Aitor Galdos, Dioni Galparsoro, Antton Luengo and Unai Uribarri. The directeur sportif will be Xabier Carbayeda. The event runs from August 10 to 18. The same riders are also scheduled to participate in the Vattenfall Cyclassics in Hamburg on August 19, the only changes being Gorka Verdugo and Rubén Pérez doing the one day race instead of Unai Uribarri and Antton Luengo.
Fernández de Larrea and Galdos are in the lineup for possible sprint finishes. Dioni Galparsoro y Antton Luengo wil want to do well in the mountain stages, with a possible Vuelta start as the goal for the fall. Jon Bru, Alan Pérez, Juanjo Oroz and Unai Uribarri will have the chance to get into breakaways.