The Bund Deutscher Radfahrer (German Cycling Federation) announced its team for the upcoming 2006 UCI Road World Championships from September 19-24 in Salzburg, Austria.
The team features Tour de France podium finisher Andreas Klöden and the two top german riders of the moment, Stefan Schumacher and Jens Voigt. Klöden has been nominated to start in both the road race and the time trial. The BDR (German Cycling Federation) has not yet announced who the team will ride for. The women's road team features reigning world champion Regina Schleicher.
Men's Road Race: Linus Gerdemann, Matthias Kessler, Andreas Klöden, David Kopp, Stefan Schumacher, Patrik Sinkewitz, Fabian Wegmann, Jens Voigt, and Erik Zabel. Reserves: Christian Knees, Ronny Scholz, Stephan Schreck and Marcel Sieberg .
Men's Time Trial: Andreas Klöden and Sebastian Lang. Reserve: Stefan Schumacher.
Women's Road Race: Judith Arndt, Claudia Häusler, Madeleine Sandig, Theresa Senff, Regina Schleicher, Ina-Yoko Teutenberg, and Trixi Worrack. Reserve: Angela Brodtka
Women's Time Trial: Judith Arndt and Trixi Worrack. Reserve: Charlotte Becker.
U-23 Men's Road Race: Matthias Belka, Gerald Ciolek, Alexander Gottfried, Tony Martin, Dominik Roels and Carlo Westphal. Reserves: Niko Keinath and Michael Muck.
U-23 Men's Time Trial: Tony Martin and Dominik Roels. Reserve: Stefan Schäfer.