HTC-Highroad balances its Tour team with Cavendish and Martin

Mark Cavendish wins, Giro d'Italia 2011, stage 12

HTC-Highroad will start the Tour de France next Saturday in Vendée with two distinct leaders, Mark Cavendish for the sprints and Tony Martin for the overall. The American team announced them along with its six other Tour riders today.

HTC-Highroad's team: Mark Cavendish, Matt Goss, Mark Renshaw, Bernhard Eisel, Tony Martin, Peter Velits, Tejay Van Garderen, Lars Bak and Danny Pate.

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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.