The Dodge Tour de Georgia sets off Tuesday, and already started with a bit of a bang in Augusta Monday, with six-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong announcing that the Tour de France would be his last race as a professional cyclist (see that story
But it was also the day for the Tour de Georgia team presentations, and here are some photos of the day, by Doug Arnold.
Lance calls it quits.
Gord Fraser, Bobby Julich and Floyd Landis field questions from the press.
Marco Pinotti of the Prodir team.
Eric Wohlberg of Team Symmetrics at today's team presentation.
Levi looks fresh after the Monday training ride.
It's great to see Nathan O'Neill fit and back on the bike.
Security bristles as Discovery Channel is presented to the crowd.
Health Net is presented to the crowd with the Savanna River in the background.
Our friend and The Race author Dave Shields in the hot Augusta sun.