May 5, 2010

May 5, 2010 – Boulder, CO – Team Garmin-Transitions, the leading professional cycling team dedicated to ethical sporting and developing the next generation of cycling champions, today unveiled its much-anticipated roster for the 2010 Giro d’Italia.

The roster features Christian Vande Velde, eighth in the 2009 Tour de France after breaking seven bones, including five vertebra, in last year’s Giro d’Italia; David Millar, who recently won the individual time trial at Criterium International as well as the overall at Three Days of DePanne; sprint sensation Tyler Farrar; and Jack Bobridge, World U-23 time trial champion.

Team Garmin-Transitions will be directed by Sport Directors Matthew White and Lionel Marie.

2010 Giro d’Italia Squad:
Jack Bobridge (AUS)
Julian Dean (NZL)
Tyler Farrar (USA)
Murilo Fischer (BRZ)
Dan Martin (IRE)
Cameron Meyer (AUS)
David Millar (GBR)
Svein Tuft (CAN)
Christian Vande Velde (USA)

“Our squad is versatile,” said White. “So we’ll be looking for every opportunity for potential stage wins and with the team we have at this race, even a day or two in the coveted Maglia Rosa is a realistic goal.”

Christian Vande Velde - Tour of Romandie, stage 5

“The Giro always has one of the most competitive fields of the season and with our mix of youth and experience we also plan on animating this historic race.”

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