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Tuft's form for California in question after recent virus

By: Kirsten Frattini

Canadian time trial champ aiming for results in Solvang

Svein Tuft (SpiderTech p/b C10) is unsure of his form heading into the Amgen Tour of California after a successful spring block of racing overseas ended with ill health. The Canadian National Time Trial Champion is however targeting a strong performance in the stage six 24km time trial held in Solvang on May 20.

"Physically Svein had a great spring in Europe," said Josee Larocque of SpiderTech p/b C10. "He raced very consistently with fourth place at the Three Days of West Flanders time trial. He finished the spring campaign with a solid Tour of Turkey, but unfortunately retired from the last stage due to a fever. Svein has been working on getting his good health back ever since."

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