Andreas Klöden and Erik Zabel will lead their teams at the Bayern Rundfahrt, May 24 - 28, the race management has announced. T-Mobile's Klöden will be making his first appearance after shoulder surgery in March and will try to prepare himself for the Tour de France. Klöden will be supported by Patrik Sinkewitz, who in 2003 placed second in Bayern and won the young rider jersey. After an excellent spring season, he is currently fifth in the Pro tour rankings. Milram's Zabel has already won 15 stages in the Bayern Rundfahrt over the years.
T-Mobile for Bayern: Lorenzo Bernucci, Andreas Klier, Andreas Klöden, Bernhard Kohl, Bram Schmitz, Stephan Schreck, Patrik Sinkewitz
Milram for Bayern: Daniel Becke, Ralf Grabsch, Daniel Musiol, Enrico Poitschke, Björn Schröder, Sebastian Siedler, Erik Zabel