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USA Pro Teams 2008
 
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Date: 1/16/2008
USA Pro Teams 2008
 

USA Pro Teams 2008
USA Pro Cycling Teams registered for 2008

USA Teams:
Fourteen Men's Continental Teams, Two Pro Continental Squads and One UCI Women's Team Confirmed for Upcoming Year
Following earlier announcements of the 2008 USA Cycling National Racing Calendar (NRC) and the 2008 USA Cycling Professional Tour, the list of U.S.-based, internationally-sanctioned teams that will comprise much of the two circuits' fields has also been revealed by the National Governing Body.

The 2008 professional road cycling season will see 16 men's teams sanctioned by the UCI. That list includes 14 Continental squads and a pair of Professional Continental outfits.

UCI Pro Continental Teams
The two Professional Continental teams that are set to compete throughout United States, European and other international markets this season include the BMC Racing Team and Slipstream/Chipotle presented by H30.  The U.S. will also field one UCI-sanctioned women's team this season. After claiming an overall NRC title in 2007, the Webcor Builders Women's Professional Cycling Team will be the lone UCI-sanctioned squad in 2008.

USA Continental
The Continental squads that will primarily compete on the NRC circuit and the USA Cycling Professional Tour include 2007 National Racing Calendar champion Team Health Net p/by Maxxis.

USA Pro Teams 2008
BMC Racing
Slipstream/Chipotle p/by H3O
Health Net p/by Maxxis
Jelly Belly Pro Cycling Team
Colavita/Sutter Home p/by Cooking Light

Toyota-United Pro Cycling Team
The Bissell Pro Cycling Team
Jittery Joe's Professional Cycling Team
Kelly Benefit Strategies/Medifast Pro
Time Pro Cycling Team

Successful Living Pro Cycling
Rock Racing
DLP Pro Cycling Team
Rite Aid Pro Cycling Team
Team Type 1
AEG-Toshiba-JetNetwork

No Pro Tour Squad
With the demise of the Discovery Channel Pro Cycling Team following the 2007 racing season, the United States will be without a UCI ProTour squad for the 2008 season.

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