Team HTC's owner faces sponsorship search deadline

HTC chase, Tour de France 2011, stage seven

Team HTC-Highroad's Bob Stapleton remains positive despite a looming deadline to find replacement sponsor. He arrived at the Tour de France on Wednesday, the same day as star rider Mark Cavendish won, but without good news.

"We just push hard," Stapleton said this morning in a talk with Cycling Weekly, "and see where we're at the end of the Tour."

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