Team Garmin-Slipstream’s Tour de France captain Christian Vande Velde is donating a signed jersey from 2008 for an eBay auction to raise support for the Slipstream juniors team at the US national championships this July. All proceeds from the auction will go to this effort. As well, the winning bidder will receive a $250 shopping [...]
Riders Gear up for Fundraiser at Denver’s Table 6 BOULDER, Co – August 14, 2008 – The U23 National Championships and Junior National Championships had a decisively argyle flair with the Slipstream Sports teams making a clean sweep of the podium this year. Team 5280/Felt, Team VMG/Felt and Team Garmin-Chipotle proved again that they are [...]
Above center, Andrew Barker took the overall omnium at the recent Junior World Qualifer in Stanton, KY. This past weekend I lined up with all the fastest Juniors in the country (minus Taylor Phinney of course because he is too busy setting world records) in the very tiny town of Stanton, Kentucky to try and [...]
Iron Horse Classic Report from Andrew Barker Last weekend in Durango I finally had a breakthrough race in the P-1-2 field. I have been racing 2’s all season so far, but I was finally able to show the fast field of riders what I was capable of at the Iron Horse Classic. Unfortunately, the famous [...]
The Sunshine Canyon Hill Climb last Saturday was won by team rider Michael Dessau (in a time of 31:46) and Team 5280 swept the Junior Men 13-14 category. Dean Haas took second 13 seconds back, and Zane Godby took third in only his second race of the season less than 3 minutes behind. Joe Haulmann [...]
Looks like Team 5280 Magazine rider Laurel Rathbun broke her recently set record by almost 30 seconds this week at Cherry Creek! Her time went from 30:03.2 to 29:37.2 on the 10-mile rolling out and back course!! Laurel’s stepping up her game for the summer races!
Looking good in the pink leader’s jersey, VMG/Felt U23 rider Danny Summerhill (left in pink) took the overall win in the 2008 Tour of the Gila yesterday. His 6th place finish in the final stage was enough to secure his final dominance in the men’s category 2 event. Riding alongside Danny, 5280 Magazine rider Andrew [...]
VMG/Felt U23 rider Danny Summerhill managed to hold his own during today’s challenging stage 2 Inner Loop road race to finish 3rd on the stage. He maintained his overall lead and has 26″ on second place. Also racing alongside Danny in the senior men’s cat 2 race was Team 5280 Magazine’s Andrew Barker and Robin [...]
Race report from TJ Grove Andrew Barker and Robin Eckmann raced men’s cat 2 and rode a very good race. Robin took one of the bonus sprints and finished 7th on the stage. They were pumped to see how well they will do for tomorrow’s two stage day. Yannick Eckmann and Danny Hiller raced men’s [...]
This week, 5280 Magazine’s Laurel Rathbun broke the Junior Women’s 10-12 record at the Cherry Creek Time Trial series. The previous record holder was none other than our own Danielle Haulman! Laurel broke Danielle’s record by 3 seconds, and beat the 2nd place rider by 5 ½ minutes with a time of 30:03.2. Congratulations Laurel!!
This Wednesday, two of our junior racers broke the records in their respective categories during Colorado’s Cherry Creek time trial series. Danielle Haulman broke the previous record for Junior Women 17-18 by posting a time of 25:44.9, and Andrew Barker broke the old record for Junior Men 17-18 with a time of 22:16.0. The previous [...]
Special race report from 5280 Magazine rider Dean Haas Okay so here’s how it went at the Vuelta a Bosque down in New Mexico for the Junior Men 13-14. The time trial was out by the Albuquerque airport. We did 7 miles and we were the youngest group to do that much. All the younger [...]