With Phil Gaimon and his Garmin-Sharp team controlling the overall classification at the Tour de San Luis, the other teams are turning their focus more towards stage victories and using the early season racing to perfect their sprint lead-out trains and work on their form.
In these two video interviews, Ben Jacques-Maynes (Jamis-Hagens Berman) Luke Keough (UnitedHealthcare) talk to Cyclingnews reporter Peter Hymas about their team strategies and objectives.
Jacques-Maynes talks about sprinter JJ Haedo in the sprints and young rider Robbie Squires' hopes in the upcoming mountain stages.
Keough talked about the Jamis-Hagens Berman team's sprinting technique and the GC hopes of Marc de Maar after his strong ride in the breakaway and crash on stage one.
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Based in the southeastern United States, Peter produces race coverage for all disciplines, edits news and writes features. The New Jersey native has 30 years of road racing and cyclo-cross experience, starting in the early 1980s as a Junior in the days of toe clips and leather hairnets. Over the years he's had the good fortune to race throughout the United States and has competed in national championships for both road and 'cross in the Junior and Masters categories. The passion for cycling started young, as before he switched to the road Peter's mission in life was catching big air on his BMX bike.
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