VeloNews TV interviews Australian Trent Lowe about his pre-season preparations, his goals Down Under and his season schedule.
Today’s relatively rolling stage 2 finishes with a challenging circuit just outside of Stirling. The 145 km long course include one KOM line at Fox Creek Road and two intermediate sprints. Stage 2 is scheduled to start at 11:00 and finish at 14:35.
The team was ready to go today to say the least. After our preview of the finishing circuits earlier in the week, we knew exactly how hard today would be! The team raced really well and we were on the attack the whole way. For the final today, the team left it open for all [...]
The Tour Down Under picked up in intensity today with a difficult finishing circuit and some small time gaps on a long, tough uphill drag to the finish. Once on the circuit, Julian jumped up the road to get the party started. We wanted a tough race to put Griepel in trouble. At times he [...]
ABC Grandstand talks to Ryder Hesjedal about the team’s goals for the Tour Down Under. Hesjedal, a Canadian professional, says Garmin-Slipstream are not placing heavy expectations on themselves in the Tour Down Under considering the workload they will undertake during the year. “There is definitely not a lot of pressure here for us,” Ryder said. [...]
VeloNews TV checks in with Team Garmin-Slipstream mechanic Kris Withington during the Tour Down Under about the benefits of the Garmin Edge 705.
The 11th Tour Down Under kicks off the 2009 cycling season with a week of hot international racing through Adelaide and South Australia. This year’s event kicks off with a short but challenging 140 km stage. The rolling profile of stage one includes two Skoda KOM lines at Gould Creek and Checker Hill. Stage 1 [...]
Just wrapped up a searing hot stage 1 with a field finish after our go-to man Julian was taken out of the sprint. His rear wheel exploded with just a few kilometers to go and he had to get a new bike [Ed note: A Quick Step rider actually slammed into Julz wheel.]. Surely there [...]
VeloNews TV talks to 21-year-old Garmin-Slipstream rider Cameron Meyer and his younger brother Travis about their different teams and goals. Cameron talks about his first year as a Pro Tour rider, the great camaraderie of Garmin-Slipstream and how a brotherly sprint finish might play out.
Lance is the talk of Down Under at the moment, but I have a good feeling that this will change to Garmin-Slipstream in only a few days time. The team and I have finished our last preparations and are ready to hit the streets of Adelaide in the biggest cycling event Australia has ever experienced. [...]
Cyclingnews talks to Trent Lowe about his upcoming debut at the Tour Down Under, which starts next Tuesday, January 20. Having ridden the Tour de France before his own national tour, Lowe is one of Garmin’s talented young options for stage races during 2009 after coming across from Discovery Channel before the 2008 season. “I’m [...]