No Henninger Turm for Astana

Team Astana has decided not to race the Rund um den Henninger Turm on May 1, race organizer Bernd Moss-Achenbach has announced.

"At the Ronde van Vlaanderen, I spoke with Walter Godefroot and Mario Kummer about Astana's possible participation," he said in an interview with "After thinking about it, Astana decided against it based on the fact that especially Andreas Klöden wanted to concentrate on the Tour de France and so didn't want to ride a difficult one-day race."

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