Zabel to Spain, not Switzerland

From Susan Westemeyer

T-Mobile sprinter Erik Zabel will not be starting the Tour de Suisse, as originally planned, but instead will contend the Vuelta a Asturias in Spain (June 17-21). Team Manager Olaf Ludwig says this is not a reflection of whether Zabel will be nominated for the T-Mobile Tour de France squad. "During the Tour de Suisse we will sit down together and put our Tour de France team together," he said.

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