Look up the word enthusiasm in the dictionary and you ought to find a picture of Garmin-Sharp’s Australian rider Nathan Haas. Since not long after the age of 13, when he began spending after-school hours launching his bike off dirt jumps in his native Brisbane, Haas has dreamt of rolling his wheels over the starting [...]
Team Garmin-Sharp played the race perfectly, with Ryder Hesjedal attacking late to set-up Dan Martin who rode a tactically perfect final kilometer for the win. “Today we had a plan simular to Fleche with Ryder and Dan as our team leaders,” said Sports director Johnny Weltz. “As a group went off the front early we [...]
Dan Martin notched a career victory in Liège-Bastogne-Liège, after a huge effort by teammate Ryder Hesjedal in the closing kilometers.
After finishing fourth at the 2013 edition of La Flèche Wallonne, Dan Martin says he was “gutted” to have missed a third-place podium position by a matter of centimeters. At the same time, the fact that the Irishman was climbing with the best, and dropping names like Philippe Gilbert, Alberto Contador, Alejandro Valverde, and Peter [...]
Competing at his eighth Amstel Gold Race, 32-year old Ryder Hesjedal said he is going into the hilly Ardennes Classics week with better fitness and confidence than ever. “The legs feel good,” Hesjedal said. He explained that last month’s six-day Tour of the Basque country in Spain tuned him for one of his favorite weeks [...]
The riders stretch their legs the day before the penultimate Classics La Flèche Wallonne. Roster: Thomas Dekker Ryder Hesjedal Alex Howes Michel Kreder Dan Martin Peter Stetina Nathan Haas Fabian Wegmann
The argyle armada recons for the Amstel Gold race.