David Millar leads the peloton at Paris-Nice. Fabian Wegman grabs a Camelbak Podium Bottle. Andrew Talansky wins Stage 3, 2013 Paris-Nice. Caleb Fairly cools down in the heat of Langkawi. Want an autograph? Stage sign in at Langkawi. Martijn Maaskant discusses tactics with DS Geert Von Bondt. Johan Vansummeren leads Martijn Maaskant and the Ruta [...]
Bicycling Magazine spoke with David Millar and Allan Peiper following stage 15.
David Millar turned the Tour de France around for the argyle with an amazing win on a tough stage 12! Millar was in the five rider break for most of the tough climbing stage, with the first part made even more difficult by a fast moving peloton chasing sprint points. Then again the finale the [...]
It just keeps getting better for the Argyle Armada at the Tour de France. A day after winning the team time trial and capturing the maillot jaune, Garmin-Cervélo made it two in a row, with a breakthrough sprint victory with Tyler Farrar in Monday’s 198km third stage. “It’s a dream to win today. I was [...]
David Millar won the final stage of the 2011 Giro d’Italia to cap a successful run through the Italian tour that included two days in the pink jersey and two riders in the top-25 overall. Millar swept to victory on the 26km time trial course in Milano in 30 minutes, 13 seconds (51.627kph) to claim [...]
David Millar used Tuesday’s climbing time trial at Nevegal as a test for Sunday’s final time trial in Milano while Christophe Le-Mével admitted that he’s feeling the effects of the Giro d’Italia. Millar led the team with 24th while Le-Mével was hoping for more after struggling to 104th at 3:48 back. “I had no power [...]
Moving into the third week of the Giro d’Italia, the general classification is still wide open, and Christophe Le-Mével is poised for a great result in Milan! The third week of the Giro starts with a 229 kilometer stage over 5 mountain passes, including the Passo Giau at an elevation of 2,236 meters (7,378 feet). [...]
Garmin-Cervélo’s David Millar tried to surprise the sprinters with a late-stage attack that fell 1km short in the 10th stage at the Giro d’Italia on Tuesday, ending instead in a bunch sprint. Millar put down a surprise attack with just under 3km to go, catching the sprinter teams off-guard with a daring solo move. The [...]
Garmin-Cervélo’s Christophe Le-Mével sprinted to seventh place in Thursday’s 216km sixth stage in another strong showing to defend his fourth-place position in the overall standings at the Giro d’Italia. Le-Mével confirmed he’s in top shape just five seconds off the maglia rosa after nearly a week of racing at the Giro. “Christophe was very confident [...]
Garmin-Cervélo’s Christophe Le-Mével climbed into fourth place overall after finishing with the top favorites in Wednesday’s fifth stage at the Giro d’Italia across the dusty “white roads” of Tuscany. David Millar ceded his grip on the pink jersey when he succumbed on the short but steep climb to the spectacular hilltop town at Orvieto, but [...]
The argyle armada was in full swing today, with attacks from Peter Stetina, Tom Danielson and David Millar in the final kilometers of the stage making for a fantastic finale. Johnny Weltz sent this report: The stage started flat out, with three laps of a very hard area. There wasn’t a kilometer that was flat! [...]
David Millar showed another aspect of his time trial abilities in the prologue of the Tour of Romandie, solid bike handling, as he maneuvered his Cervélo P4 to a top-five finish on the tricky circuit. Johny Weltz sent this report: Today the start of the race was a short prologue on a 3.5 km technical [...]
David Millar nearly took over the race lead at Circuit Cycliste Sarthe with a late-stage attack. This came after teammate and fellow GC contender David Zabriskie spent much of the stage in a threatening breakaway. More photos from Circuit Cycliste Sarthe:
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 [...]
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David Millar broke the course record on his way to an impressive win at the Chronos des Nations time trial. This caps off a string of strong time trial performances including a silver medal at the world championships and a gold medal at the Commonwealth Games.
David Millar flew the Union Jack with pride down under, putting in a remarkable performance in the world championship time trial and taking home the silver medal. As well, his teammate in argyle David Zabriskie put in a strong result with 8th.
Despite grueling wind conditions early on David Zabriskie notched a top-ten place in the Vuelta time trial while Tom Danielson protected his top-ten GC placement. Director sportif Johnny Weltz sent this report:
Amazing riding from the two Daves today, Millar and Zabriskie , saw them bridge up to a solo rider and building up a huge lead. Though the trio did not stay away another day of strong riding from Tom Danielson saw him move into the top ten on the GC. Director sportif Johnny Weltz sent [...]
The Argyle Express was full steam ahead, chasing down the day’s main break and setting up the field sprint. Unfortunately Tyler Farrar was not lucky in the final meters and was forced to take a long line around slowing riders — but still took sixth on the day. Director sportif Johnny Weltz sent this report: [...]
Though Team Garmin-Transitions is down two of its sprinters, Julian Dean did not let that hinder him on stage 18. ‘Kiwi Guy’ was put into position by strong riding from Martijn Maaskant and David Millar, allowing him to contest the sprint. “I’m happy with it,” Dean said about his second place. “When we opened up [...]
Despite suffering through one of the worst days of his cycling career, David Millar was still able to send in this dispatch of The Millar Diaries. Today represents a brand new entry into my top five worst-ever days on a bike. I spent 180 kilometers by myself convinced I was going to abandon or be [...]
Team Garmin-Transitions had a stressful day in the French Alps today, as Ryder Hesjedal and Johan Van Summeren bravely flew the argyle flag near the front. Behind them their battered and bruised teammates struggled to make it over the grueling climbs while nursing their injuries. David Millar, who has been suffering injury and illness since [...]
Today was definitely in my top five worst days on a bike… ever; and that’s a big call considering the length of my career! My first crash was a simple race incident where Christian, Julian and myself were well-positioned at the front, but someone in front of us lost control before the Stockeu. This didn’t [...]