Tour of Romandie starts April 26th with a week of racing in the Swiss countryside. The Tour of Romandie begins tomorrow with an exciting race format and great line up from Team Garmin-Cervelo. A 3.5km prologue opens things up with a pan flat course profile and what should be a sub 4 minute explosive effort [...]
Team Garmin-Transitions finished a good week at the Vuelta a Murcia. Director sportif Johnny Weltz reports: It was a short stage without many difficulties, so with a solid lead on the GV the leader’s jersey was all but decided. It was up to the sprinters to decide the stage and their competition. It was pretty [...]
Team Garmin-Transitions’ US time trial champion David Zabriskie turned in a top-ten TT performance at the Vuelta a Murcia, while young neo-pro rode into a top 25 position on the overall. Director sportive Johnny Weltz reports: The time trial stage was looked to by everyone as the judge of this year’s Vuelta a Murcia. And [...]
Team Garmin-Transitions’ resident commentator Dave Zabriskie takes us on a behind-the-scenes tour of Vuelta a Murcia, stage 2.
Tough racing on the queen stage of the Vuelta a Murcia, but the Argyle Armada’s young guns proved up to the challenge, as director sportif Johnny Weltz reports: The queen stage of the race to Alhama de Murcia — with this stage and the TT tomorrow there was no doubt that to keep up with [...]
Team Garmin-Transitions’ Robbie Hunter successfully defended his race lead at the Vuelta a Murcia with another field sprint win. Our director sportif on the ground, Johnny Weltz, gives the summary: At the start of the second stage — with the leader’s jersey on and a hard stage ahead — we decided to be part of [...]
Though it is the ‘off-season’ for most of the professional road cyclists that does not mean only kicking back and taking time off. For the American U23 time trial champion Peter Stetina, who will make his professional debut with the Garmin-Transitions team in 2010, it meant heading down to warmer climates for some time trial [...]
Last year’s U23 national TT champion, Peter Stetina punched his ticket for another year in his stars and stripes skinsuit, winning the U23 national time trial championship in Bend, Oregon.
Holowesko Partners/Felt U23′s Peter Stetina in main break of Tour de Beauce, narrowly missing the win and coming in third. Director’s report from Chann McRae: Peter Stetina had made it to the line by 1 second with two Aussie and British mates in a break here at the Tour de Beauce. He stayed away for [...]
The Holowesko Partners/Felt U23 team finished the Tour of the Gila stage race in New Mexico with three podiums: two second places, a third place and a top-ten overall finish — showing the US domestic peloton that the young guns of the Slipstream program are a force to be reckoned with. Stage 1: Silver City [...]
The Holowesko Partners-Felt U23 team rode an impressive individual time trial at the Tour of the Gila, with the current U23 TT national champion Peter Stetina proudly wearing the red, white and blue argyle to a top-five finish. In fact, all four of the younger argyle armada were within nearly five minutes of the ProTour [...]
While Team Garmin-Slipstream races the Tour de Romandie in Switzerland, the U23 development program, Team Holowesko Partners-Felt, is currently racing the Tour of the Gila in New Mexico. And the strength of the peloton got a last minute boost from a couple of ProTour riders. But this has only served to motivate the team, with [...]
Director’s report from Chann McRae The last stage on Sunset was once again a true test of character. To win the stage, team general classification, and protect Kirk’s KOM jersey was the objective. We accomplished two out of the three – team GC and KOM jersey – narrowly missing out on the stage win with [...]
Director’s report from Chann McRae Stetina was 3rd on the stage today and Kirk Carlsen took the KOM jersey. The stage was super windy with crosswinds blowing at 40kph. After numerous attempts by the Argyle Armada to blow things apart on the third lap of four; the team was finally successfull on the last lap. [...]
Director’s report from Chann McRae: The U23 team just completed their first big US stage race here in San Dimas, CA. For sure it was not easy; however we rode like seasoned pros. Five of our guys ended up top 20 in GC, and Peter Stetina finished 4th overall! Peter Stetina on the podium in [...]
VMG/Felt U23 rider Peter Stetina finished the longest stage of the eight-day race 9th and 2’15″ behind today’s winner Jackson Rodriguez. Riding for a U.S. composite team, Peter leads the U23 category and is in 14th overall. See Cyclingnews.com for full stage results.
Though Irish national champion Dan Martin (above) put in a heroic final effort to chase down the decisive breakaway, he came up short in the final kilometers. American Peter Stetina finished 52nd and Martin finished close behind in 58th. Team Garmin-Chipotle H3O Results 1. Fabio Andres Duarte Arevalo 4h17’02″ (40.5 kph) 52. Peter Stetina +33″ [...]
Gregor Brown of CyclingNews profiles Peter Stetina and his development as an overall contender, which was further confirmed by his 6th place finish in the World U23 time trial championships on Tuesday. From the article: In yesterday’s Under-23 World Championships time trial, Stetina, 21, posted a time of 43:00 to finish a mere 20 seconds [...]
Today’s difficult 33.55 km U23 World Championship time trial in Varese, Italy was won by hometown hero Adriano Malori. American Peter Stetina (right) rode a solid race and finished 6th in a tight time sandwich with only hundredths of seconds separating him and 5th and 7th places. U23 World ITT Championships Results 1. Adriano Malori [...]
USA Cycling announced the cyclists who will represent the United States at the 2008 UCI Road World Championships, Sept. 23-28 in Varese, Italy. Six riders of the eleven riders making up the men’s elite and U23 squads are from Team Garmin-Chipotle H30 and VMG/Felt. David Zabriskie will join Levi Leipheimer in the individual time trial [...]
Racing the Tour de l’Avenir down to the final meters today, the US team won stage 9 of the prestigious race with Tejay Van Garderen finishing with a 12″ gap on the hard chasing field. Peter Stetina finished 10th and Tom Peterson 15th in the overall classification and the American team was second only to [...]
Today’s high mountain stage – with three category 1 climbs and one category 2 climb – and a very motivated young French rider named Arnold Jeannesson left the contenders chasing down large time gaps. Despite his efforts to reel in the breakaway, Peter Stetina finished 17th on the stage and more than 6 minutes down [...]
Peter Stetina’s solid individual time trial performance in today’s 21 km stage allowed him to hold on to his position as second in the overall classification. Stage 6 results for American riders 1. Rein Taaramae (EST) 29’13″ 17. Peter Stetina (USA) +1’06″ 20. Tejay Van Gaderen (USA) +1’14″ 21. Tom Peterson (USA) +1’14″ 52. Kirk [...]
Another rolling stage through south central France saw Peter Stetina lose his race lead to Jan Bakelants who finished solo more than three minutes on the first chase group. The young Belgian has just over one minute on Peter, who is now second overall. Tomorrow’s 21 km individual time trial should give Peter – an [...]