David Millar's Tour de France exclusion was a 'hard call'

Garmin-Sharp team boss Jonathan Vaughters talks about non-selection of Scot David Millar for Tour's British Grand Depart - Millar likely to ride Vuelta a Espana and Tour of Britain in final season

Garmin-Sharp general manager, Jonathan Vaughters said that it was a "hard call" to exclude David Millar from the Tour de France team in his last season.

"That's why we took so long to make the call," Vaughters said in a team press conference today in Leeds' outskirts. "He was on the list after the Tour de Suisse but with the caveat that we wanted everyone on it to be healthy."

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.