Fly V Australia has announced the 8 main roster to race the Amgen Tour of California starting in Nevada City on Sunday 16 May.
After a successful start to the year, which has netted 35 wins including the first three events of the NRC, with 10 of the fifteen riders contributing to the win tally, choosing 8 riders was a challenge.
“In the end we believe that we have chosen a well balanced team to achieve our objectives.” Said Team Managing Director, Chris White. “With stage wins and a solid showing in the overall as objectives we believe that we have selected a well-balanced Team made up of the following riders:”
- Jonathan Cantwell (AUS)
- Benjamin Day (AUS)
- Charles Dionne (CAN)
- Aaron Kemps (AUS)
- Darren Lill (RSA)
- Bernie Sulzberger (AUS)
- Jay Thompson (RSA)
- Phil Zaijek (USA)
Team DS Henk Vogels commented, “We have had a good preparation leading into the Tour and it was difficult to finalise the roster based on the depth we have to choose from. We are looking forward to the Tour and to creating opportunities to achieve our objectives.”