McGuire Real Estate (San Francisco, California) and Langdale Forest Products (Valdosta, Georgia) have teamed up to co-sponsor a USA based Continental cycling team for 2005. The team will be co-captained by Erik Saunders (formerly from Ofoto) and Mike Taylor (McGuire Pro), along with Terry Curley as the Manager/Director Sportif and will include John Durso as the Team Advisor for Rider Development, with Tim Chase and Joni Mehler heading up Public and Media Relations.
Based in San Francisco, California, the team is entering it's second year of professional status after many successful years as one of America’s most dominant amateur squads. The team’s focus will be on the US domestic road racing scene, with emphasis on the US Pro Cycling Tour, the National Racing Calendar events and the newly announced UCI-Sanctioned Tour de Georgia. Additionally, some team members will compete on the track throughout the year in both national and international/World Cup events.
In addition to the Corporate sponsors of McGuire-Langdale, the product sponsors include Jamis Bicycles, Sports Basement, Max SF, Upland Sports Group, Bergamo, RBC - Royal Bank of Canada, Capo, Elite, Mavic, Time, Rudy Project, Fizik, Easton, Truvativ, Hutchinson, Kinesys Sunblock, Cateye and Power Bar.