Phinney and Martinez lead EF Education First-Drapac at Colorado Classic

Taylor Phinney at the Tour of California pre-race press conference.

Taylor Phinney and Daniel Martinez will lead the EF Education First-Drapac squad at the second edition of the Colorado Classic . Stagiaire Jose Neves will make his debut in team colours with Nate Brown, Hugh Carthy and Joe Dombrowski completing the line-up. Based in Boulder, the four-day event is the team's home race. It begins on August 16 and is centred around Vail and Denver, with the high-altitude time trial in Vail one of the key stages. Both Phinney and Martinez have enjoyed a short break from racing following the Tour de France in July. It was a turbulent Tour that saw the team lose their general classification contender, Rigoberto Uran, in the second week. Martinez contested the Clasica San Sebastian before heading home to Colombia for some rest and recuperation. "I'm anticipating a competitive race," Martinez in a team press release. "The legs are feeling good, and I think ...

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