Mountain Magic For Dan Martin, At Tour of Beijing

It was the closest of finishes but Philippe Gilbert (BMC) has managed to hold onto the overall lead at the 2014 Tour of Beijing with Dan Martin reigning supreme on the mountain-top finish for the 157km Queen stage of the final WorldTour event of the season. Martin crossed the finish line at Mentougou Miaofeng in a time of 4:12:14, just two seconds ahead of a charging trio of Esteban Chaves … [Read more...]

Dan Martin Sprints To A Tour of Lombardy Overall Win

BERGAMO, Italy, Oct 05, 2014 (AFP) - Ireland's Dan Martin put a nightmare season behind him by sprinting to victory in the Tour of Lombardy one-day cycling classic from Como to Bergamo on Sunday. The Garmin rider surprised his breakaway rivals in the final kilometre to cross ahead of Spaniard Alejandro Valverde and Portugal's Rui Costa after the 260km race through northern Italy. … [Read more...]

Update On Dan Martin and Koldo Fernandez

Dan Martin and Koldo Fernandez had surgery on Monday to repair the broken collarbones they each suffered during the Giro TTT. Both are currently recovering at home. It is too early for the team to make any decisions on their race programs. The health of our athletes is our top priority and right now we are focused on their recovery. QUOTE FROM DAN MARTIN: Now that the dust has settled on my … [Read more...]

Dan Martin Wins ‘Crazy’ 9th Stage, Froome Repels Attacks

by Justin DAVIS BAGNERES-DE-BIGORRE, France, July 07, 2013 (AFP) - Irishman Dan Martin won the ninth stage of the Tour de France on Sunday after a dramatic day of racing left Team Sky and yellow jersey holder Chris Froome sorely exposed to rivals. Martin, the nephew of Irish great Stephen Roche, came over the finish with his arms in triumph after beating Dane Jakob Fuglsang … [Read more...]

Martin Makes A Break For It To Win Stage 4 In Catalonia

MADRID, March 21, 2013 (AFP) - Irishman Dan Martin stormed into the lead of the Tour of Catalonia with an impressive victory in the fourth stage of the race on Thursday. The Garmin-Sharp rider surged clear with nearly eight kilometres remaining of the gruelling 217.7km kilometre ride from Comprodon to Port Aine to finish 36 seconds clear of Joaquim Rodriguez and also move 10 seconds … [Read more...]

Dan Martin Resigns With Garmin-Sharp-Barracuda

Team Garmin-Sharp-Barracuda today announced that Dan Martin has re-signed with the team through 2014. "Slipstream Sports has been my home for 5 seasons and I'm happy to say I will ride in Garmin-Sharp-Barracuda colors for 2 more years. This team feels like family to me, and after the progression we have achieved together since I signed my first contract, it is the only team where I feel that I … [Read more...]