The UCI announced the teams that have fulfilled the paperwork necessary to become fully-registered UCI Trade Teams for 2006. Surprisingly, the list only contains six team names:
M-C, Max Cursor,CZE
OBA, Team Orbea, ESP
PRT, Pro Race Team, FRA
MOJ, Mojo Suspension, GBR
TAG, Team Alb-Gold Mountainbike, GER
BPT, Team Bikesport.ch Tui, SUI
The UCI says that other candidate teams have submitted paperwork but not to the standard to be recognized yet and have extended the paperwork deadline to February 28th to give them time to get on board. Teams need to be registered with the UCI for their rider's team affiliations to be listed on official results in UCI sanctioned events.