Team Garmin-Slipstream is dedicated to total transparency and ethical sportsmanship. Here is the file for Bradley Wiggins’ “Hemoglobin” and “Off Score” data from 2008 training camp through his fourth place finish in the 2009 Tour de France. These profiles indicate no evidence of blood manipulation. “Brad is an exceptionally talented athlete and it was great [...]
The Felt-Holowesko Partners U23 team cleaned up at the US national championships, taking three of the top five spots in the U23 road race along with a second year of the national champion in Alex Howes. Photos courtesy Ethan Erickson Race report from Alex Howes: “You know what this team needs? A win, a victory, [...]
See a compilation of Team Garmin-Slipstream’s Garmin Edge 705 data downloads from the 2009 Tour de France on the team’s Garmin Connect page.
Team Garmin-Slipstream concluded its Tour de France, finishing all of the starting nine riders. In the end it was five of the Argyle Armada on the front working for Tyler Farrar, including Christian Vande Velde and David Millar — but a tight final turn at 250 meters opened up an unclose-able gap. “We went to [...]
Team Garmin-Slipstream’s veteran racer David Millar was once again in the breakaway today, continuing his aggressive racing over the three-week Tour de France. In the finale, the young Martijn Maaskant was up in the field sprint, but had to brake in the final 150 meters as he was nearly put into the barriers by a [...]
Team Garmin-Slipstream’s GC hope Bradley Wiggins rode a strong individual time trial today, finishing sixth just behind teammate David Millar. His time was enough to move him back up the overall standings after Wednesday’s losses in stage 17, but not quite enough to get back on the podium. However, he is only 11 seconds back [...]
Soldiers are not the only ones that march on their stomachs. Enduring the grueling 21 stages of the Tour de France requires special fuel, and a lot of it — from the range of Clif products, such as Clif Bloks and Clif Bars, to the 5-star meals prepared by our very own team chef, Sean [...]
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Team Garmin-Slipstream’s top contenders, Bradley Wiggins and Christian Vande Velde, fought the good fight today in the toughest stage of the Tour de France. While Wiggins was not able to stay with the stage winners, he limited his losses with the help of Vande Velde. He now looks ahead to the crucial stage 18 time [...]
It is no secret that July in France is usually one thing above all others: H-O-T. And Team Garmin-Slipstream is also renowned for its attention to things like preventing our riders from overheating. Take the ice vests for instance, developed in part by our team physiologist Dr. Allen Lim and worn before the stage four [...]
Team Garmin-Slipstream’s Tour GC revelation Bradley Wiggins continued to shine on the hardest stage of the Tour so far. Wiggins held his own in the elite group on the final climb to Verbier — and even putting in his own attacks, showing the other contenders he is more than just happy to be there. “Really [...]