Help support developmental cycling AND the idea of a sideburn-free world by donating to the Chipotle Development Team’s ‘JV Shaves his Sideburns’ fundraiser. 100 percent of the proceeds will go to the team, which is dedicated to developing the next generation of cyclists. From helping the team get to their races to keeping them fueled [...]
The opening stage of the Tour of Missouri, a circuit race around St. Louis, was supposed to be routine day for Team Garmin-Slipstream — with no real implications for the overall classification. However, as any pro cyclist will tell you, uneventful days can be made very eventful in a split second. The Argyle Armada’s GC [...]
The nine riders taking the start for Team Garmin-Slipstream in the 64th edition of the Vuelta a España were announced today. Team CEO Jonathan Vaughters is excited by the line-up of riders following an impressive ride at the Tour de France and equally impressive performances by riders leading up to La Vuelta. “I think the [...]
The Men’s Journal series continues with a hometown favorite of Jonathan Vaugthers, the Peak to Peak Highway ride outside of Boulder. 3. The Peak to Peak Highway Boulder, Colorado (93 miles) Almost half of the nation’s pro cyclists live in Boulder, and after you’ve ridden in Colorado and experienced its combination of well-built roads, demanding [...]
See the preview of the Sundance Channel documentary Blood, Sweat +Gears: Racing Clean to the Tour de France and catch the premier on June 29 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT. Check out http://www.sundancechannel.com/films/500336483 for more information.
Check out Jonathan Vaughters’ second entry for Men’s Journal about his top rides in the United States — the Gila Monster! 2. The Gila Monster Silver City, New Mexico (108 miles) Team Garmin-Slipstream holds its pre-season camp in Silver City every year, and the team members have a love/hate relationship with this one. It’s an [...]
Team Garmin-Slipstream’s CEO Jonathan Vaughters is offering his opinion for the best rides in the United States in a special column over the next four weeks for Men’s Journal. His first entry is Visalia to Sequoia National Park, a 110 mile ride that starts in the orange groves of California’s central valley and rides to [...]
I’ve spent most of my career doing the Tour de France/Vuelta España double. Last year I was sold on the Giro d’Italia/Tour de France double for the first time. JV and Whitey were the persuaders and Whitey in particular was a very good salesman: Whitey: ‘Mate, you’ll love it! The Giro’s a three week training [...]
Cycling Australia and Team Garmin-Slipstream continue to develop young talent with new partnership and team’s addition of 19-year-old phenomenon May 6, 2009 – Team Garmin-Slipstream, the top American professional cycling team dedicated to ethical sporting and developing the next generation of cycling champions, announced today that it has added Australian Jack Bobridge to its roster [...]
After a successful pair of races in Europe — Paris-Nice and Tirreno-Adriatico — the cycling press was all a buzz about Team Garmin-Slipstream: Velonews did a phone interview with Tyler Farrar about his major sprint win while he was on the team bus driving to the next stage. Many of the race previews for this [...]
In the February issue of Cycle Sport magazine, Jonathan Vaughters writes about the business of bike racing in “The Credit Crunch Bunch”. An excerpt: “We are trying to create a stable business that can survive the ups and downs…This stability is key to the future of cycling and key to the anti-doping struggle. As soon [...]
The Fresno Bee talks to Jonathan Vaughters about team strategy in general and what Garmin-Slipstream’s plan will be for the Amgen Tour of California.
In a twist on all the other annual polls, Cyclingnews asks the peloton’s insiders what they thought were the highlights of the past season. Garmin-Slipstream’s Jonathan Vaughters gives his ‘best of 2008′: Best performance: Carlos Sastre winning the Tour on Alpe d’Huez. Biggest disappointment: The loss of Crédit Agricole and Roger Legeay from cycling. They’ll [...]
Pic: Matt Conn/Pez PezCycling talks to Garmin-Slipstream’s Jonathan Vaughters (above right) about his thoughts on and hopes for the 2009 Giro d’Italia. From the article: “Christian wants to do both [Giro and Le Tour]. Racing the Giro and racing hard at the Giro is what got him to the point where he could do so [...]
spoke.ie reviews the 2009 Giro d’Italia route, featuring comments from Jonathan Vaughters and the team’s plans to contend for the overall. From the article: “The route includes many interesting stages including an opening team timetrial along the Lido in Venice (the spit of land that connects the city to the mainland. With just 5 turns [...]
Following the official presentation of the 2009 Giro d’Italia route, CyclingNews talks to Jonathan Vaughters about Team Garmin-Slipstream’s hopes for the race and a second maglia rosa. From the article: The stage from Sestri Levante to Riomaggiore is the longest time trial in 13 years and nearly double the longest time trial of 2008. Vaughters [...]
The New York Times talks to Garmin-Slipstream team director Jonathan Vaughters about the recent decision to hire Don Catlin and his company, the Anti-Doping Sciences Institute, to oversee the team’s testing program. From the article: The Garmin-Slipstream team director, Jonathan Vaughters, said that Catlin had already begun collecting urine and blood samples for his team’s [...]
Top U.S. professional cycling team, Garmin-Slipstream, partners with ADSI to continue anti-doping program
Participation in Anti-Doping Science Institute’s New Program Continues to Demonstrate Garmin-Slipstream’s Dedication to Anti-Doping and Ethical Sporting December 8, 2008 – Boulder, CO – Slipstream Sports LLC and its chief venture, the Garmin-Slipstream Professional Cycling Team, isn’t just sporting a new name in 2009, when it will officially be called Garmin-Slipstream. The top U.S. team [...]
CycleTo talk to Team Garmin-Slipstream boss Jonathan Vaughters about his goals for the 2009 season in this video clip from the team training camp in Boulder, Colorado.
In the article, Team’s Antidoping Company Shuts Down, the New York Times talks to Jonathan Vaughters about the closing of ACE – the Agency for Cycling Ethics – and the team’s plans for a replacement program. From the article: “He said the agency’s shutdown was ‘just a hiccup’ in Garmin-Chipotle’s effort to field a clean [...]
CyclingWeekly talks to Team Garmin-Chipotle H3O director Jonathan Vaughters about the new system of testing that will be created to replace the work done by the defunct Agency for Cycling Ethics (ACE). From the article: “ACE did a great job, but we’re optimistic that this new system will be even better,” said Vaughters, whose line [...]
In the second installment of a special VeloNews feature on Team Garmin-Chipotle H3O, Neal Rogers talks to Jonathan Vaughters about Taylor Phinney, Tom Danielson, the Tour de France’s AFLD testing this year, and the team presentation in Boulder on November 22. From the article: Vaughters:“…Taylor is a good kid. He was given a choice. I’m [...]
In the final installment of a two-part feature on Team Garmin-Chipotle H3O, CyclingNews talks to Jonathan Vaughters and Trent Lowe about how the team has become a model for a more credible sport. From the article: “Some of these guys just don’t believe that they can perform at that level clean, and maybe they can’t,” [...]