When the 2011 Tour de France begins on July 2, Tom Danielson of Durango, CO, and his Boulder-based Team Garmin-Cervelo will take part in the most popular and well-known cycling race in the world. The 33-year-old racer took third overall place in the 2011 Tour of California. This will be his first appearance in the famous event.
Hamilton will be part of a nine-person Garmin-Cervelo team and one of his teammates is his next-state neighbor, Salt Lake City, UT resident David Zabriskie. Zabriskie won the stage 1 time trial of the 2005 Tour de France. Here is the complete roster for G-C:
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Also representing Colorado in the Tour will be HTC-Highroad's Danny Pate. He hails from Colorado Springs and is a former U-23 World Time Trial Champion.
Stick with this stream as we preview what these racers will be up to over the coming days.
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