Can’t express how proud I am of the u23 team. Once again proving they are top notch in Gila. Hopefully Peter does a great time trial! JV.
Race report from Johnny Weltz Today the sun was out so we had a very fast start! A strong group got off and we were well represented with Timmy in it. But a strong chase for 20km left any option to escape impossible. After it was caught two riders went off and that was the [...]
While Team Garmin-Slipstream races the Tour de Romandie in Switzerland, the U23 development program, Team Holowesko Partners-Felt, is currently racing the Tour of the Gila in New Mexico. And the strength of the peloton got a last minute boost from a couple of ProTour riders. But this has only served to motivate the team, with [...]
Daniel Martin fifth, Martin & Meier second & third in Best Young Rider in Tour de Romandie
Race report from Johnny Weltz After a prologue where Tyler just showed how well he has recovered from his broken collarbone, it was clear that he could win today and take the leader’s jersey. The weather was playing it even more in our favor, as snow had blocked the category 1 Jaunpass climb and the [...]
For those of you who would like to follow the junior and u23 teams, we have Facebook and Twitter sites for both. JV. U23: http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1716220586&ref=name Juniors: http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1759480375&ref=profile We are tweeting at: @Team5280 @FeltHolowesko
Ahhhh…hold on… Make that Pete got 2nd to Levi in the Mogollon road race.. Anyhow, point being our 22yr old is about to kick arse. JV.
Our u23 wunderkind almost beat Levi today…. Can’t wait until Peter shows his mettle in the mountains.
Team Garmin-Slipstream’s Christian Vande Velde sat down with VeloNews’ Andrew Hood to discuss the decision to race the Giro d’Italia next month as preparation to improve upon his fourth place in the Tour de France.
Team Garmin-Slipstream’s Tyler Farrar started off the Tour de Romandie, as well as his comeback from injury, in strong fashion with a fourth place in the opening prologue, earning him the Best Young Rider jersey as well. “I have to admit I was a little surprised by my result today,” said Farrar. “I have been [...]
The Argyle Armada of Team Garmin-Slipstream finished up its Spring Classics campaign on a strong note, with Ryder Hesjedal finishing in eleventh. This combined with Martijn Maaskant’s fourth place in the Ronde van Vlaanderen is a job well done for team director Lionel Marie. Some of you have asked why there are so many ‘Did [...]
Team Garmin-Slipstream finished its Spring Classics campaign in a strong fashion thanks to Ryder Hesjedal, who continued his progression up the results with an eleventh in Liège-Bastogne-Liège. Race report from Ryder Hesjedal Sunday went perfect! The team did a great job once again repeating the same plan as Flèche and I was very excited to [...]
Team Garmin-Slipstream spent time Friday looking over the parcours for the final Spring Classic, Liège-Bastogne-Liège. Team director Lionel Marie sent in these photos.
With the plethora of injuries sustained by Team Garmin-Slipstream over the past months, the Injured Reserves list is quite long. The good news is that the members of the list are progressing in their rehabilitation at or ahead of schedule, with Tyler Farrar looking to make his return to racing next week at the Tour [...]
AIGCP, UCI, and AIOCC are once again a big family. There may be a grumpy uncle and crazy cousin, but we were all hugs and pats today. JV.
Celebrate the Spring Classics and our Canadian champions with four new Argyle Hero posters! http://tiny.cc/ArgylePosters474.
Here is another exclusive video of Team Garmin-Slipstream ‘behind the scenes,’ this time during the third stage of the Tirreno-Adriatico race in Italy. A perfectly executed day with Ryder Hesjedal, the GC leader protected, Will Frischkorn strong in the day’s breakaway, and Tyler Farrar outsprinting the world’s best en route to victory for the Argyle [...]
Here is the data download from Ryder Hesjedal’s Garmin Edge 705 during La Flèche Wallonne.
Race report from Ryder Hesjedal Today the TEAM raced great! I only wish I could have delivered a better result for all the hard work that was accomplished. I was confident for a good race today and was given a perfect chance. Our two new additions to this week Tommy D and Lucas blended in [...]
The rehab progress of Team Garmin-Slipstream’s David Millar is moving along well, due both to the medical team’s expertise and a cooperative patient! Millar broke his clavicle during stage 8 of Paris-Nice. Team physiotherapist Toby Watson reports on the status of the team leader in a letter to his specialist Dr. David Potter. I am [...]
Director’s report from Lionel Marie The team was present all day long, and Ryder got into good break with the likes of Oscar Freire. It was a little bit early, but you never know how it will play out. For the rest of the team this race was a new experience and it’s never easy [...]
Doug Ellis to CycleTo: Roubaix – “It’s a big deal”
Team Garmin-Slipstream’s Ryder Hesjedal continued to build on an impressive spring campaign in the Classic Amstel Gold. The Canadian made it into one of the main breakaways of the day and still managed to finish strong. “Today went well for me personally,” he said after the race. “I felt good all day even working my [...]
Here is the data download from Christian Meier’s Garmin Edge 705 during the Amstel Gold.