TEAM HIGH ROAD (USA)

www.highroadsports.com

• Base: San Luis Obispo, Calif.

• Roster of riders: 29

• Of note: The only U.S.-based UCI ProTour team, its roster includes seven current or former world champions and 21 cyclists under the age of 26, including England's 21-year-old Mark Cavendish, a world Madison champion in 2005. U.S. star George Hincapie is also on the team, along with Olympian Greg Henderson of New Zealand.

CSC (Denmark)

www.csc.com/mms/cycling/en/

• Base: Lyngby, Denmark

• Roster of riders: 28

• Of note: Led by U.S. Olympian Bobby Julich, this team expects to compete in the 2008 Tour de France. Also includes Jason McCartney and Juan Jose "J.J." Haedo, an Argentine who has raced at Valley Preferred Cycling Center, as well as Jens Voigt and Stuart O'Grady. Team director is former Tour de France champion Bjarne Riis.

SYMMETRICS (Canada)

www.symmetricscycling.com

• Base: Vancouver, British Columbia

• Roster of riders: 14

• Of note: Canada's top pro team, led by Svein Tuft, winner of last year's U.S. Open in Virginia, and Eric Wohlberg, two of five team riders in contention for Beijing Olympics.

TEAM RACE (Canada)

www.teamrace.com

• Base: St. Catharines, Ontario

• Roster of riders: 7