A true team effort finished off the Jayco Herald Sun Tour for Team Garmin-Slipstream, delivering race leader Bradley Wiggins to the final finish line for the overall win. The former race leader, teammate Chris Sutton could have swapped spots with Wiggo via the bonus seconds on offer, but played the role of teammate to perfection. [...]
Team Garmin-Slipstream took ownership of the Jayco Herald Sun Tour in the stage 5 time trial, with current Great Britain time trial champion Bradley Wiggins winning the short 10km by a huge margin — 13 seconds, over his teammate, Canadian time trial champion Svein Tuft. With the win Wiggo passes another teammate, Chris Sutton, in [...]
Director’s report from Matt White: Well so far the Tour of Britain has been quite successful with Chris Sutton winning stage 1, then third on Stage 3 and today second on the stage. The team has ridden very well in supporting CJ. Kai Reus still leads ahead of Boasen-Haagen at one second and CJ at [...]
Team Garmin-Slipstream’s breakthrough GC rider Bradley Wiggins is the new national time trial champion of Great Britain. Wiggo beat the competition by more than two minutes, clocking a 1h02:15 over the 31.2 mile course. Congrats Wiggo!
Director’s report from Matt White: The best way to describe today was Tour of Flanders in a oven! Today was the hottest day in Belgium in 24 years; 38 Celsius. It was a super aggressive day which was very hard to control for us, with 10 climbs from the Tour of Flanders. It was a [...]
Team Garmin-Slipstream put two into the top five of the Eneco Tour’s prologue, with Tyler Farrar just one second off the winner, and teammate Bradley Wiggins in fourth at just two seconds.
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 [...]
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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 [...]
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 [...]
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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 [...]
Team Garmin-Slipstream is through the first part of the 2009 Tour de France in fine fashion, with two GC contenders sitting in the top ten — last year’s fourth place overall Christian Vande Velde in eighth, and for many the revelation of the Tour this year so far, Bradley Wiggins in fifth, just 46 seconds [...]
Team Garmin-Slipstream’s GC contenders Christian Vande Velde and Bradley Wiggins rode an intelligent race today, staying right where they needed to be to hold their spots near the top of the overall leaderboad of the Tour de France. Neither Wiggo or Vande Velde were in any bother when the pace was lifted by the group, [...]
Team Garmin-Slipstream’s GC contenders Christian Vande Velde and Bradley Wiggins showed everyone what they are capable of today on the longest stage of this year’s Tour de France — staying with and at times leading the elite group of overall contenders on the way to the mountain-top finish, including an attack by Wiggins at 1km [...]
Team Garmin-Slipstream finishes TTT in second place, moving three riders into the top ten overall with Wiggins in sixth!
Here is the data download from Bradley Wiggin’s Garmin Edge 705 during stage 1 of the Tour de France. **Note that the charts include his two warm-ups sessions as well as his race.
Team Garmin-Slipstream, stage 1 results 1. Fabian Cancellara 19.32 3. Bradley Wiggins +0.19 13. David Zabriskie +0.47 14. David Millar +0.48 17. Christian Vande Velde +0.57 37. Danny Pate +1.20 44. Ryder Hesjedal +1.27 77. Tyler Farrar +1.42 106. Martijn Maaskant +1.55 131. Julian Dean +2.11
Director’s report from Matt White We came so close to finishing off a very productive Giro with a win for the team thanks to Brad’s TT ride on Sunday. Losing by one second and having to ride the last 4km in the rain really hurt. But the best man certainly won this years Centennial Giro, [...]
Wiggins finishes Giro, stage 21 time trial in second — only ONE SECOND from winning. Great ride, Wiggo!
Team Garmin-Slipstream’s Bradley Wiggins talks to CycleTo about his Giro d’Italia experience so far, and is asked about his new ‘aerodynamic’ haircut.
Here is the data download from Bradley Wiggins’ Garmin Edge 705 during stage 12 of the Giro d’Italia.