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Tour of California 2009: Final Nine Teams Announced

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Amgen Tour of California The Amgen Tour of California has announced the full roster of teams who will take the start on 14 February. Previously, race organizers AEG named the eight pro tour teams who will contest the race. They included: Ag2r-La Mondiale (FRA), Astana (LUX), Garmin-Slipstream (USA), Liquigas (ITA), Quick Step (BEL), Rabobank (Netherlands), Columbia-Highroad (USA), and Team Saxo Bank (DEN).

The nine additional teams are:

• Bissell Pro Cycling Team
• BMC Racing Team
• Cervélo TestTeam
• Colavita/Sutter Home Presented by Cooking Light
• Fly V Australia presented by Successful Living Foundation Team
• Jelly Belly Cycling Team
• Ouch Presented by Maxxis
• Rock Racing
• Team Type 1

Not too many surprises there, really. Kelly Benefits Strategies lost out, while Fly V Australia got the nod.