When you build as many bikes as the Garmin-Sharp-Barracuda mechanics do you get pretty good at it. Here mechanic Geoff Brown makes quick work of what is often troublesome for the average person – the art handlebar wrapping.
Garmin-Sharp-Barracuda mechanic Geoff Brown talks about the differences of wrenching at a team camp compared to the regular season.
When Jonathan Vaughters introduced 28-year old Garmin-Cervélo rider Emma Pooley at a team presentation earlier this year, he remarked that in 2010 the 28-year won the world time trial championship as well as the British road and TT championships, all while working on her Ph.D. Handed the microphone, Pooley admitted that pro cycling has become [...]
What happens at a pro team training camp? To find out, we spent seven days with the Garmin-Cervélo team at the camp that ended on February third in Girona, Spain, the town that is also the team’s European headquarters. Long days in the saddle are the backbone of the camp. Yet for riders, the experience [...]
The members of the 2011 Garmin-Cervélo team met for the first time in the warm climate of the Cayman Islands. Here is a look at the day three, courtesy of the Cayman Islands Cycling Association. If day two was relatively relaxed, day 3 more than made up for it. The team started with a ride [...]
The members of the 2011 Garmin-Cervélo team met for the first time in the warm climate of the Cayman Islands. Here is a look at the team’s activities, courtesy of the Cayman Islands Cycling Association. After all the excitement of the first day of the Garmin-Cervelo training camp in Cayman, it was down to business [...]
The members of the 2011 Garmin-Cervélo team met for the first time in the warm climate of the Cayman Islands. Here is a look at the first day’s activities, courtesy of the Cayman Islands Cycling Association. The first day of the Cayman Pro Cycling camp was a busy one for the riders and staff. The [...]
Welcome to another installment of Millar Time. This week David Millar shows off his brand new Felt F1 SL, with some mysterious prototype wheels from Mavic. Jealous? Well you too can have one of your own in our Argyle Store!
In response to a recent reader comment we present to you another edition of Millar Time, with your host David Millar. In this episode Canadian cyclist of the decade Ryder Hesjedal gets grilled about his mysterious new wheels:
Team Garmin-Transitions took advantage of sunny weather in Calpe to do some team time trial practice, as well as some new wheel testing with the crew from Mavic. Riders like David Millar, Ryder Hesjedal and Tom Danielson were swapping various types of wheels and giving valuable feedback to Mavic.
Hey, at least it’s not winter in Chicago… While the riders suffer through rain-soaked training rides, the mechanics stay dry; but are still hard at work getting the last of the bikes built for the season. Wrench Tom Hopper attends to David Millar’s bike. One of our perceptive Argyle fans posed a question regarding our [...]
Team Garmin-Transitions’ intrepid camp counselor Will Frischkorn is busy arranging various camp activities for his charges — not exactly arts and crafts but definitely fun activities to go in between the physiological testing and training rides. But even with all this he was able to sit down with one of the Argyle Armada’s team captains, [...]
Camp update from Will Frischkorn: It’s been a busy camp from the first minute but the entire crew here in Calpe has settled in well, enjoying the amazing setup we have to kick-off 2010. A hotel that has truly catered to our needs and set us up with a huge inside space for much of [...]