Dan Martin’s winning ride at Liège-Bastogne-Liège:
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 [...]
The team rode a strong race to help Dan Martin and Ryder Hesjedal recover from ill-time flats to factor on the Mur de Huy.
Garmin Edge download from Dan Martin at the Volta Catalunya.
Dan Martin – Volta Catalunya, stage 1 More photos from Volta Catalunya:
Christophe Le Mével posted a strong result in the Spanish Classic, heading into the final Grand Tour, La Vuelta a España. Director Sportif Bingen Fernandez sent this report. Nice and hot weather in San Sebastian, which means a lot of humidity for the riders. As usual a fast start was on the menu for the [...]
This weekend’s National Championships around the world proved a huge success for Team Garmin-Cervélo Men’s and Women’s pro teams, and the Chipotle Development Teams. In Italy, Noemi Cantele lead the way by taking both the road race and time trial championships. Her teammate Lizzie Armitstead won the road race in Great Britain out sprinting Olympic [...]
Race report from Dan Martin: It was a strange day actually — I didn’t feel too great and then we only did 30km in the first hour of the race, Italian style just riding along chatting. But when the race started it really did. Pete and I were in a number of breaks but Tom [...]
June is turning into the month of the “mini tour de france”. First up, the Dauphine brings the heat with four uphill finishes and a tough individual time trial that will be very similar to a key stage of the Tour de France 6 weeks later! Dan Martin will be looking for a good result [...]
Dan Martin finished off a strong week of racing at the Volta a Catalunya on the GC podium. Johnny Weltz sent this recap: Today the rain hit us for the first time this week, not the best day as the streets here on the outskirts of Barcelona get extremly slippery. It was a short stage [...]
Team Garmin-Transitions’ Dan Martin spoke with a href=”http://www.velonation.com/News/ID/4131/Giro-dItalia-Martin-maintains-mellow-mood-despite-day-three-disappointment.aspx”>VeloNation about his revised outlook on the Giro. Garmin Transitions pro Dan Martin is managing to remain positive about this year’s Giro, despite losing seven minutes and 59 seconds on Monday’s third stage of the Grand Tour. The Irishman had gone into the event hoping to take a [...]
With the shortening of the fourth stage of the Tour of Mediterraneen the GC and other classifications remain the same, including Dan Martin in the KOM jersey and Michael Kreder in the best young rider’s jersey.
Director’s report from Lionel Marie: It was a fast start today with two dangerous guys in the break — Valverde and Vino! So it was general panic behind… The breakaway lasted for 70 kilometers with Française Des Jeux and AG2R chasing. While the two up front took most of the KOM points Dan Martin climbed [...]
Director’s report from Lionel Marie: Today was another day very cold (-2 C all day long!) The first attack came after 10kms with Dan Martin making the move. Dan won all climber classification points in the break so he has the jersey. They were together for 140 kilometers with a max gap of 6 minutes. [...]
Check-out an in-depth profile of Garmin-Transitions’ former Irish national champion Dan Martin in an interview with Velonation. 2010 is going to be a very important year for Irishman Dan Martin, who in his first two pro seasons has marked himself out as one of the top young talents in the sport. The climbing specialist is [...]
Team Garmin-Slipstream finished off the European season well thanks to a strong finish from Dan Martin. The Irishman was on the attack throughout the day, bridging across with a group on the Ghisallo climb to make it into the final selection and sprinting to a top-ten result.
Director’s report from Johnny Weltz: Another hard mountain day today, and we are down to only four riders — but we are still very motivated. Martijn was on the spot when the first attack went, a group of 16 riders gaining up to a minute, but not any more as several teams didn’t have anyone [...]