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More 2007 USA teams: California, Texas & Midwest

By:
Gregor Brown
Published:
January 04, 2007, 0:00 GMT,
Updated:
April 20, 2009, 22:06 BST
Edition:
First Edition Cycling News for January 4, 2007

The Webcor/Alto Velo Elite men's team has announced its line-up for 2007 during which it plans to...

The Webcor/Alto Velo Elite men's team has announced its line-up for 2007 during which it plans to compete in Northern California/Nevada Cycling Association events and select west coast National Race Calendar events. The team will be led by former Webcor professionals Ted Huang, Dario Falquier and Greg Drake. The team's line up will also include several new faces such as 2006 Northern California Elite TT Champion Matt Morenzoni and visiting Australian rider Jono Coulter.

Team Clif Bar Midwest published their 2007 roster of elite, Chicago-based riders. The second year team will again center its attention on the competitive road cycling circuit in the central Midwest. The program will also continue to uphold and expand the community and environmental initiatives inspired by its title sponsor, Clif Bar & Co., including park clean-up events and a campaign to offset vehicle-emissions with wind energy. The squad's roster will include 11 athletes, including category 2 and 3 riders. Headlining the list of returning riders is Andy Daley, Matt Welch, Brady Gibney, and Cesar Correa.

Team 5 Star Fish recently gathered for their first of two training camps in Paso Robles, California. The newly formed 11 man elite amateur squad stayed at the chateau of a local vineyard for team bonding and endurance riding, among other activities. Several top southern California amateur riders were chosen for the squad including six ranked in the top twelve in the Pro 1, 2 "2006 Socal Cup Cycling Standings". These include Karl Bordine, Peter Anderson, Dan Vinson, Chris DeMarchi, Nate Deibler, and Brandon Gritters. The squad is composed of eight category 1 and three category 2 riders. Director Sportif Justin Beope said the team plans to compete in several National Race Calendar events. Five Star Fish is an expedited processing service for Southern California sport fishermen who return from Mexico with fish that need overnight processing and shipping.

Now in their third year, the Compliance Depot Cycling Team announced their 2007 team, based out of Grapevine, Texas. In their short existence, the Compliance Depot Team has supported some of the top up-and coming-riders in the U.S. raking up two national titles, four national medals, 17 state titles, 21 state medals and over 50 victories on both the road and the track. The team will include women, men, and juniors.

See complete Webcor/Alto Velo, Clif Bar Midwest, Team 5 Star Fish, and Compliance Depot rosters.

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