Team Garmin-Sharp today announced that Ryder Hesjedal has re-signed with the team through 2015. “I am very excited to continue with Garmin-Sharp for another 2 years. I have had the biggest results of my career riding for this team and I’m very happy here,” said Hesjedal. “From my teammates to everyone involved with the organization, [...]
Another active day for the argyle with wet roads making for a nervous finish, but Ryder Hesjedal rode strong to move up the overall into fifth.
Ryder Hesjedal went on the attack today, making for an exciting stage.
May 2, 2013 – Team Garmin-Sharp, winners of the 2012 Giro d’Italia, today announced its much-anticipated 2013 roster. The squad is headlined by, and built around, defending champion Ryder Hesjedal. “Winning the Giro d’Italia in 2012 was a dream come true and it will be a true honor to pin on the Number 1 bib [...]
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 [...]
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 team rode a strong race to help Dan Martin and Ryder Hesjedal recover from ill-time flats to factor on the Mur de Huy.
Despite an ill-timed puncture Dan Martin and Ryder Hesjedalrode a great race, with Martin flying up the Mur de Huy to nearly make it on the podium. “Today blue sky and warm temps in Belgiun is the best it can get,” said Sports Director Johnny Weltz. “We had two team leaders for today and the [...]
Dan Martin took control of the Volta Catalunya, the team’s ‘home race’ in Europe, by riding out of the 23 rider break to win atop the race’s queen stage. Sports director Johnny Weltz sent this report. It was a super-hard mountain stage. We had to do a few adjustments from yesterday but the team was [...]
Today is a historic day for Garmin-Barracuda team managed by Slipstream Sports, LLC, as Ryder Hesjedal won the General Classification of the Giro d’Italia — the first Grand Tour victory for the team started by Jonathan Vaughters.
Ryder Hesjedal showed just what he is capable of on the first true mountain stage of the Giro d’Italia. As the race moved north towards the Swiss border the high mountains finally came into play in this year’s race, and the true contenders came to the top. But it was Hesjedal who proved to be [...]
Ryder Hesjedal became the first Canadian to wear the Giro d’Italia Maglia Rosa today when the team put in an enormous effort to place him on the door step in the uphill finale. Five argyle jumped to the front of the peloton with less than 40km to go to start chasing down the breakaway before [...]
Garmin-Cervélo rode with strength in Friday’s short but explosive stage over the Galibier and up Alpe d’Huez to keep Tom Danielson in the top-10 and defend its lead in the team classification. Ryder Hesjedal attacked up the Alpe d’Huez and later led the team with 10th on the stage. Danielson crossed the line with him [...]
Tom Danielson bravely defended his spot in the top-10 as the squad defended its hold on the team classification in Thursday’s grueling, three-climb 200.5km 18th stage across the French Alps. Danielson hung with the top GC favorites over two hors-categorie climbs and fended off wind and high altitude to cross the line ninth at 3:25 [...]
Garmin-Cervélo’s dream run through the Tour de France continued Tuesday with an impressive stage victory by Thor Hushovd in the 162.5km 16th stage into Gap. Hushovd sprinted to his second stage win of the 2011 Tour while Hesjedal crossed the line third for his best-ever Tour stage result. Hushovd and Ryder Hesjedal rode into the [...]
More photos from the Tour de Suisse:
This weekend the Tour of Switzerland begins, showcasing a fantastic line up of Tour de France contenders looking for their final tune up before July 3rd. Ryder Hesjedal: In case you have never visited, Switzerland is a very mountainous country. This year’s Tour de Suisse reflects that theme, and includes no fewer than 4 mountain [...]
“La Doyenne” brings 255k of racing over the famous climbs of the Ardennes this weekend. Liege-Bastogne-Liege enters it’s 97th edition in 2011, retaining much of the history that the race has had since the first edition in 1892. Although the profile may look relatively docile, LBL is certainly a race for the climbers, or all-around [...]
Christophe Le-Mével notched a top-10 at Flèche Wallonne with an impressive ninth-place ride up the Mur de Huy to cap a solid day for Garmin-Cervélo at the Belgian classic. Ryder Hesjedal bounced back from his stomach problems at Amstel Gold Race on Sunday to climb to 13th up the finish-line “wall” at Huy in good [...]
Garmin-Cervélo had a strong chance to put a man on the podium in the Amstel Gold Race in Holland until last year’s runner-up Ryder Hesjedal fell ill during the race with a bad stomach. Racing under sunny skies and unseasonably warm temperatures, Hesjedal was in ideal position through the first half of the race until [...]
Race Preview: Amstel Gold Race Amstel Gold Race brings the hills for the next round of one day classics. The Amstel Gold Race is known for it’s route, which circles back on itself multiple times, covering no fewer than 31 categorized climbs. Although the Netherlands are most known for low lying flat areas along the [...]
Ryder Hesjedal has had a strong couple of weeks racing in Spain, first with a fourth place at the GP Miguel Indurain and followed by a top-ten at the Vuelta Cyclista Pais Vasco. Ryder sent this report: First off what a VICTORY by Johan and the team! That was truly spectacular and I couldn’t think [...]
It was a rough day for all the riders on the rain-soaked and lumpy seventh stage of Paris-Nice. Ryder Hesjedal kept a good pace in the finale while Matijn Maaskant and Heinrich Haussler had a rough-and-tumble day. Haussler crashed multiple times on the treacherous wet roads including once into a cement wall on a descent. [...]