The 2009 Astana Cycling Team will hold its second training camp in Santa Rosa, California, from February 1st to 10th.  On Wednesday, February 4th, select riders and staff will be at the press’ disposal (press conference and interviews) in the afternoon. On the morning of the 4th, media will be permitted to attend the morning training session.  Riders will not be available for interviews during the other training days. Interested media should email the press office ( for additional details.

Members of the Team present on February 4th:

Riders: Lance Armstrong, Assan Bazayev, Jani Brajkovic, Alberto Contador, Valeriy Dmitriyev, Aleksandr Dyachenko, Jesús Hernández, Chris Horner, Maxim Iglinskiy, Roman Kireyev, Andreas Klöden, Berik Kupeshov, Levi Leipheimer, Dmitriy Muravyev, Daniel Navarro, Benjamín Noval, Sérgio Paulinho, Yaroslav Popovych, Bolat Raimbekov, Gregory Rast, Sergey Renev, Michael Schär, Tomas Vaitkus, Andrey Zeits, Haimar Zubeldia.

Team Directors : Alain Gallopin, Dirk Demol, Viatcheslav Ekimov, Alexandr Shefer & Sean Yates.

Important Note: Due to additional commitments, Lance Armstrong will not give interviews or attend the press conference in Santa Rosa. A press conference will be held in Sacramento, prior to the Amgen Tour of California (February 14th – 22th). More details will follow.