Landis the King of California

After the Floyd Landis’ overall victory in the Tour of California this Sunday, the Phonak team sat down together in style and drank a toast. Landis won both the time trial and the general classification in his home state, and was able to celebrate in the presence of his family. But there wasn’t much time to savour the success, because the squad started its journey back to Europe at 4 am, where the first ProTour race of the season, Paris-Nice, kicks off next Sunday.

"We’re celebrating a little. But not wildly, of course, and especially not long," an overjoyed Floyd Landis said. "We still have other big goals ahead of us." Nevertheless, this victory means a lot to the Californian. "But I’m mostly proud of my team," he continued. "It did its job extremely well."

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