David Millar
(Image credit: ISOSPORT)

BRITISH road race and time trial champion David Millar is in Boulder, Colorado, for the first training camp of the new-look Team Slipstream. The Scot joined his team mates for a week of bonding, sponsorship meetings, bike fitting and light training which will culminate in the team?s official presentation at the Boulder Theatre next Wednesday.

Millar is one of a series of high profile signings made by team CEO Jonathan Vaughters for 2008 ? Tour de France stage winner David Zabriskie and 2004 Paris-Roubaix champion Magnus Backstedt are also in Colorado, along with ex-CSC rider Christian Vandevelde and Vuelta stage winner Tom Danielson.

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Edward Pickering is a writer and journalist, editor of Pro Cycling and previous deputy editor of Cycle Sport. As well as contributing to Cycling Weekly, he has also written for the likes of the New York Times. His book, The Race Against Time, saw him shortlisted for Best New Writer at the British Sports Book Awards. A self-confessed 'fair weather cyclist', Pickering also enjoys running.