ASO announce the route and 18 teams for the 2014 Tour of Oman.
Unlike the Tour of Qatar and the new Dubai Trophy race, this race features several hills and the infamous climb up the Jebel Al Akhdar (“Green Mountain”) looks set to determine the winner.
The 18 participating teams:
Ag2r La Mondiale (FRA) Astana Pro Team (KAZ) Bardiani CSF (ITA) Belkin Pro Cycling Team (NED) BMC Racing Team (USA) Cannondale Pro Cycling (ITA) FDJ.fr (FRA) IAM Cycling (SUI) Katusha Team (RUS) Lotto Belisol (BEL) Omega Pharma – Quick Step Cycling Team (BEL) Orica-GreenEDGE (AUS) Team NetApp – Endura (GER) Team Sky (GBR) Tinkoff Saxo (DEN) Topsport Vlaanderen – Baloise (BEL) Trek Factory Racing (USA) UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team (USA)

Stage 1, Tuesday, February 18: As Suwayq Castle – Naseem Garden (164.5 km) Stage 2, Wednesday, February 19: Al Bustan – Qurayyat (139 km) Stage 3, Thursday, February 20: Bank Muscat – Al Bustan (145 km) Stage 4, Friday, February 21: Wadi Al Abiyad – Ministry of Housing (173 km) Stage 5, Saturday, February 22: Bidbid – Jebel Akhdar / Green Mountain (147.5 km) Stage 6, Sunday, February 23: As Sifah – Matrah Corniche (146.5 km)

ASO announce the route and 18 teams for the 2014 Tour of Oman.

Unlike the Tour of Qatar and the new Dubai Trophy race, this race features several hills and the infamous climb up the Jebel Al Akhdar (“Green Mountain”) looks set to determine the winner.

The 18 participating teams:

Ag2r La Mondiale (FRA)
Astana Pro Team (KAZ)
Bardiani CSF (ITA)
Belkin Pro Cycling Team (NED)
BMC Racing Team (USA)
Cannondale Pro Cycling (ITA)
FDJ.fr (FRA)
IAM Cycling (SUI)
Katusha Team (RUS)
Lotto Belisol (BEL)
Omega Pharma – Quick Step Cycling Team (BEL)
Orica-GreenEDGE (AUS)
Team NetApp – Endura (GER)
Team Sky (GBR)
Tinkoff Saxo (DEN)
Topsport Vlaanderen – Baloise (BEL)
Trek Factory Racing (USA)
UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team (USA)

Stage 1, Tuesday, February 18: As Suwayq Castle – Naseem Garden (164.5 km)
Stage 2, Wednesday, February 19: Al Bustan – Qurayyat (139 km)
Stage 3, Thursday, February 20: Bank Muscat – Al Bustan (145 km)
Stage 4, Friday, February 21: Wadi Al Abiyad – Ministry of Housing (173 km)
Stage 5, Saturday, February 22: Bidbid – Jebel Akhdar / Green Mountain (147.5 km)
Stage 6, Sunday, February 23: As Sifah – Matrah Corniche (146.5 km)

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