High Road Sports has added American riders Amber Neben and Amanda Miller its 11-rider 2011 women’s team. Amber Neben is a former World Time Trial Champion and US National Road Champion, a two-time winner of the Tour de l’Aude, and represented the USA in the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, while Amanda Miller is known to be one of the brightest young talents in women’s cycling.
“I am really excited to be joining the team,” commented Neben. “The roster is loaded with two of the greatest in the history of the sport. It will be an honor to race with them. It will also be exciting for me to work with the young, talented group that completes the team. In addition to the riders, High Road has a great staff and use top-of-the-line equipment. It is a very professional environment. I am looking forward to the new opportunities and challenges to come.”
Amanda Miller, who turned pro in 2010, has won the criterium at Tulsa Tough as well as the 12 percent cobbled climb at Iowa’s Snake Alley. “Amanda shows great promise as a talented young rider,” commented Sports Director Ronny Lauke. “She’s one of the top American female cyclists, and her talents and attitude fit beautifully within our team. Adding Neben is also perfect. She has a world of experience and clearly strengthens our time trial and stage race capabilities.”
“I am excited to be a part of the best team in the world and looking forward to helping make it another successful year,” added Miller. “It’s going to be fantastic to challenge myself and see what I can do to be a part of the team’s success in the coming years.”