Team Garmin-Slipstream’s speedster for the field sprints at Le Tour, Tyler Farrar, has been getting a lot of attention this year. From field sprint wins to the prologue and eventual overall at the Delta Tour of Zeeland, the man from Wenatchee, Washington is turning a lot of heads — in a role not often occupied [...]
“Blood, Sweat + Gears,” the Sundance Channel documentary, airs again tonight at 5:45 ET. http://tinyurl.com/BlogBSG.
The award-winning food web site Epicurious recently wrote an article about healthy energy food, speaking with Timmy Duggan and Allen Lim in order to get an insight into the team’s much-talked about dietary plan. With the Tour de France kicking off next week and several other big road races, such as the Giro d’Italia, recently [...]
The Men’s Journal series continues with a hometown favorite of Jonathan Vaugthers, the Peak to Peak Highway ride outside of Boulder. 3. The Peak to Peak Highway Boulder, Colorado (93 miles) Almost half of the nation’s pro cyclists live in Boulder, and after you’ve ridden in Colorado and experienced its combination of well-built roads, demanding [...]
See the preview of the Sundance Channel documentary Blood, Sweat +Gears: Racing Clean to the Tour de France and catch the premier on June 29 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT. Check out http://www.sundancechannel.com/films/500336483 for more information.
Read Geoff Van Dyke’s profile of Team Garmin-Slipstream’s Tour de France captain Christian Vande Velde Now he is The Man, on The Team (Boulder’s Garmin-Slipstream), preparing to win The Race (the Tour de France). Today’s ride through the Friuli-Venezia Giulia region, not far from Venice, is part of the Giro, the second most important bike [...]
Tuft and Meier go first, second in Canadian TT champs. In honor, get your Canadian Champs posters at a discount! http://bit.ly/ArgyleCanada.
Check out Jonathan Vaughters’ second entry for Men’s Journal about his top rides in the United States — the Gila Monster! 2. The Gila Monster Silver City, New Mexico (108 miles) Team Garmin-Slipstream holds its pre-season camp in Silver City every year, and the team members have a love/hate relationship with this one. It’s an [...]
So what do we do in the final build up to the Tour de France? Well first thing is first; we diet. Then we make an assessment of where our physical condition is, if it is where we want it to be we maintain it; if not, then we train it. The complicated bit is [...]
Media contact: Marya Pongrace Slipstream Sports firstname.lastname@example.org 347-698-3412 TEAM GARMIN-SLIPSTREAM NAMES TOUR DE FRANCE ROSTER Boulder, CO (June 24, 2009) – Team Garmin-Slipstream today announced its much-anticipated Tour de France roster. The riders that will represent the American team in tackling the world’s toughest sporting event are: Julian Dean Tyler Farrar Ryder Hesjedal Dan Martin [...]
Team Garmin-Slipstream today announced its much-anticipated Tour de France roster. The riders that will represent the American team in tackling the world’s toughest sporting event are: Julian Dean Tyler Farrar Ryder Hesjedal Dan Martin David Millar Danny Pate Christian Vande Velde Bradley Wiggins David Zabriskie “We are bringing a diverse and versatile squad to the [...]
Team Garmin-Slipstream announces Tour de France roster! http://www.slipstreamsports.com.
‘Tis the season to race for a new jersey design! This week comprises most of the European and other national championship races, with a number of Team Garmin-Slipstream riders returning to race for the honor of wearing their country’s colors. UPDATE: Canadians confirmed to defend their maple leaf jerseys! Canada Svein Tuft (defending TT champion) [...]
All JV, all the time! Check out Jonathan Vaughters’ new Twitter feed: http://twitter.com/Vaughters.
Director’s Report from Johnny Weltz: Last stage of the Tour de Suisse , and it was created for world champ Fabian Cancellara. And he didn’t disappoint. He took an overwhelmingly clear win. But our own Cameron Meyer did a similarly solid performance, especially at his young age and just new on the scene this year. [...]
Two of Team Garmin-Slipstream’s top riders, both of whom were affected by mid-season injuries, are preparing for their Tour de France start in two weeks. David Millar recently posted a big result at the Dauphiné Libére, finishing in ninth place overall. “I’m pleasantly surprised by how things went in the Dauphiné,” Millar told Cyclingnews’ Shane [...]
Director’s report from Johnny Weltz Today was similar to yesterday and everybody waited for the same outcome — and so it happened. Four riders got away and got five minutes then the field started their chase. They kept them in a really short line and it was never close enough to smell a stage win. [...]
Director’s report from Johnny Weltz The stage was totaly flat except the final where there was a third category climb and then a second category climb on the menu for the end of the day! It all started on the flat with a group of 17 riders taking off, we had Martijn Maaskant in there. [...]
Director’s report from Johnny Weltz An impressive moumtain top finish and it turned out to be as expected — some wouldn’t be as ready as others for this difficult effort. It split into several groups and we where part of it for a long time but in the last part of the climb the gaps [...]
Nothing inspires the will to win inside me like my second place finish by a wheel in the Dauphine Libere! It was a bittersweet moment for sure. On one hand it feels so good to finally be at the point where I can win on the ProTour level after fighting so hard this past year [...]
Director’s report from Johnny Weltz: Stage 4 took us from the start up a 30 kilometer-long climb, the Gotthard Pass — a tough climb with the last 10 km on cobble stones. After 10km a big group took off and we had Huub Duyn in there. As several good riders were in the group, right [...]
Director’s report from Johnny Weltz: Today was to be a long day with a mountain pass in the middle up to 2000 meters. A course that was made for a breakaway, intended to go in the beginning. So it did and Will Frischkorn got away with his buddy from last year’s Tour de France, Samuel [...]
Tyler Farrar wins the overall, points and best young rider classifications at the Delta Tour of Zeeland in Holland. Race report from Tyler Farrar: Well, it was hard fought until the very end, but everything came together for me to win this weekend. The Delta Tour is an incredibly nervous race because the GC is [...]
Director’s report from Chann McRae: Raymond Kreder is continuing to show that he is a savvy bike racer. He placed 3rd in stage 4b at Tour de Beauce today. Backing him up was Summerhill coming in 7th. Way to go boys, that was some awesome bike racing. In stage 1 Peter Stetina had made it [...]