KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 9 (Bernama) -- World renown cycling outfit Argos-Shimano from Holland are expected to take part in the Le Tour de Langkawi (LTdL) that is scheduled from Feb 27 to March 8.
LTdL Chief of Operations Emir Abdul Jalal said the organisers were in discussion with the team.
"If Argos-Shimano agree to take part, we will have 23 teams, including six pro teams," he told reporters after accepting a sponsorship pledge from Italy's most popular tyre brand, Vittoria, at the National Sports Complex in Bukit Jalil, here Thursday.
Thus far, 22 teams, including Katusha, Saxo Tinkoff (pro team) and Colombia (pro continental) have confirmed their participation in the 19th edition of the world renown cycling tour.
Meanwhile, apart from sponsoring equipment and cash, Vittoria would also be the neutral service provider for the tour.....