Alex Rasmussen sprinted to victory in a cold and wet opening to Bayern Rundfahrt in Germany. “It was a 200km day with rain and crosswind the whole way,” said the Dane. “There was a little climb at the 1km to go and it was about 500 meters long. I moved up on the climb and [...]
Tyler Farrar doubled up on the wins with a victory on stage 4 in the Tour of California.
The entire Garmin-Sharp team put in an effort to set team sprinter Tyler Farrar for the win screaming into Santa Barbara, and Farrar delivered in style — winning by a bike length over the field.
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Ramunas Navardauskas took the first stage win of his young career in argyle at the Tour de Romandie. Sports director Johnny Weltz sent this report. It was a beautiful day here in Switzerland featuring as stage that was 190 km of up-and-down. We decided not to be very active in the beginning of the day. [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Andrew Talansky posted the first win of the 2013 season and in impressive fashion. Sports director Geert Van Bondt sent this report. Andrew and the team did a fantastic job today and met our objective of getting Andrew in a good position going into the final climb. We knew he had to be up front [...]
The argyle started the USA Pro Challenge off in a huge way, with Tyler Farrar taking a sprint win after Tom Danielson and Peter Stetina established and drove all day in the main break. Danielson started things off today attacking into his old stomping grounds of Fort Lewis College. “I’m pretty familiar with the whole [...]
Andrew Talansky took his first overall stage race win thanks to strong riding by him and his argyle teammates. Director sportif Johnny Weltz sent this report. We had to defend Andrew’s leader’s jersey on a short but bumpy circuit with a 1st cat. climb just 25km from the finish and only a 12 sec lead [...]
Andrew Talansky took his first stage win in his argyle career, while also taking over the GC lead at the Tour de l’Ain. Director Sportif Johnny Weltz sent this report. Today was the Queen stage, a bumpy road from the beginning and high speed! We planned a hard stage to mix up the GC and [...]
The arygle armada set the Miller Motorsports Park auto racing track a blaze, more than 30 seconds faster than the second place team over just 21.75km. With the win Christian Vande Velde moves into the leader’s jersey. “The team was great today,” said Vande Velde. “We were motivated as usual and knew that this was [...]
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 [...]
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.
It was another amazing team time trial for the boys in argyle, taking the win on the fourth stage of the Giro d’Italia and earning the race leader’s maglia rosa for Ramunas Navardauskas. Director of Competition Allan Peiper sent this report. After some good results during the hilly classics and second in the GC at [...]
Thomas Dekker took his first sprint win in the argyle on the final stage of the Circuit Sarthe. Earlier in the race Michel Kreder repeated his first win as pro from 2011, winning the sprint on stage 2a! “I am really happy with my first sprint win for Garmin-Barrucuda,” Dekker said after the race. [...]
Sep Vanmarcke shelled favorites out of the main break with a ferocious attack and bested the remaining two in the sprint for the win! “A dream came true today!” said a nearly speechless Vanmarcke after the race. “It was a fast day right from the start and our first real meeting point where we said, [...]
Dave Zabriskie obliterated the competition in the opening time trial of the Tour de Langkawi, besting the rest by a whole minute to take the first lead. He and the team then defended the yellow jersey on the second stage. Director of Competition Allan Peiper sent this report. Coming from Australia I love the heat [...]
Michel Kreder doubled-up on his wins at the Tour Méditerranéen, taking the shortened stage win as well as the leader’s yellow jersey. “Due to bad weather the race was adapted to eleven laps of the 10km finishing circuit,” said director Bingen Fernandez. “A breakaway of two riders was controlled by the FDJ team for most [...]
Michel Kreder was responsible for leading-out his brother Raymond and teammate Koldo Fernandez, but a gap turned into an impressive win for himself and the team! “Today was a short and very nervous stage of 135km,” said team DS Charly Wegelius. “The group was made especially nervous by the strong winds, and there were several [...]
Garmin-Barracuda scored its first victory of the 2012 campaign in true team fashion, winning the TTT of Stage 2 in the Tour of Qatar. The boys in argyle blasted through the 11.3km out and back ‘Merckx-style’ time trial course, setting an early time of 12 minutes and 38 seconds which held throughout the day. The [...]