Tour de France stars descend on Tour of Utah
In its first year of UCI 2.1 classification, the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah has already attracted the sport's top domestic talent. Garmin-Cervélo's Tom Danielson, who placed ninth in the Tour de France, has been confirmed for the race, along with BMC's George Hincapie, who, after helping Cadel Evans to the overall victory, has been a part of nine winning Tour teams.
Also on the start list will be Team RadioShack's Levi Leipheimer, the defending champion of the Tour of Utah and winner of this year's Tour de Suisse, as well as US time trial champion David Zabriskie and Christian Vande Velde of the Garmin-Cervélo team.
120 riders from 16 teams will compete in the Tour of Utah, which begins on August 9 with a prologue in Park City and ends six days and 409 miles later at the Snowbird Ski Resort.