The 2009 Tour Down Under in Australia begins next week on Tuesday, January 20. Hmmm, there’s something else important about that day, but I can’t think what it is at the moment….
The Tour Down Under marks Lance Armstrong’s return to professional racing. Team Astana are camped out at the Hilton in Adelaide, from where Lance and his team do their training rides.
Other teams participating in the Tour Down Under are Team Columbia (USA), Ag2R La Mondiale (France), Silence-Lotto (Belgium), Team Katusha (Russia), Team Saxo Bank (Denmark), BBox Bouyges Telecom (France), Cofidis (France), Francais des Jeux (France), Caisse D’Epargne (Spain), Quick Step (Belgium), Euskatel-Euskadi (Spain), Milram (Germany), Lambre-NGC (Italy), Rabobank (Netherland), Liquigas (Italy), Garmin-Slipstream (USA), Fuji-Servetto (Spain), Unisa-Australia (Australia).