Photo gallery: Anticipation builds at Lake Tahoe

With less than 24 hours before the 2011 Amgen Tour of California gets underway at Lake Tahoe, make of the riders took the opportunity to get out on the roads of the Sierra Mountain Range and surrounds.

What they found ranged from snow ploughs to bears – yes, bears!

Meantime, in much warmer indoor climes HTC-Highroad had their team presentation and took questions from both the international media as well as via social media.

Jon Devich has this insight from behind the lens.

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