Danny Pate Extends Contract With Team Sky

Team Sky is pleased to confirm that Danny Pate has extended his contract with the team. The 34-year-old has been a model of consistency since joining the team at the start of the 2012 season and his selfless brand of powerful riding has helped secure numerous race wins. The American’s experience and laid-back demeanour make him a great team-mate, as well as a mentor for the younger … [Read more...]

Danny Pate Joins Team Sky For 2012 Season

Team Sky have bolstered their squad for the 2012 season with the signing of experienced American Danny Pate on a two-year contract. The 32-year-old will join the team from HTC-Highroad and is widely regarded as one of the hardest-working riders in the peloton. Pate turned professional in 2000 and marked himself out as a star of the future by winning the World Under-23 Time Trial Championship … [Read more...]

Danny Pate To Ride With HTC-Columbia In 2011

HTC-Columbia has signed valuable US rider Danny Pate for 2011. Pate's successful career to date includes a U23 World Title, an overall win at Tour de Toona, stage wins at Tour of Missouri, Tour de Beauce and of course team time trial wins at the Giro d'Italia and Tour de Georgia. "We are happy to welcome Danny to the team," said HTC-Columbia Team Manager Rolf Aldag. "We have followed him for … [Read more...]

Scarponi Wins Giro 18th Stage, Menchov Keeps Pink Jersey Another Day

Michele Scarponi of the Serramenti team won the 18th stage of the Tour of Italy on Thursday following a 182km ride from Sulmona to Benevento. Russian Denis Menchov of Rabobank maintained his overall lead after coming home safely in the peloton almost four minutes back. Menchov leads Italian 2007 champion Danilo Di Luca by 26sec ahead of Friday's moutain-top finish up infamous volcano … [Read more...]

Rock Racing’s Hamilton Wins National Title In Photo Finish

Greenville, S.C. — Rock Racing’s “Fast Freddie” Rodriguez predicted it. Tyler Hamilton made it happen. But ultimately it took a photo to decide it. Hamilton edged Blake Caldwell (Garmin-Chipotle presented by H3O) by two-thousandths of a second Sunday at the Greenville Hospital System USA Cycling Professional Road Race Championship. The thrilling finish capped the 115-mile (185 km) race … [Read more...]

The Newely Renamed Garmin-Chipolte Announces Their Tour de France Riders

Jun. 24, 2008 The recently renamed Garmin-Chipotle Professional Cycling team announced their Tour de France roster. Included on the list are the three American Riders Will Frischkorn, Danny Pate, and Christian Vande Velde. Garmin-Chipotle, presented by H30 for Tour de France Magnus Bäckstedt (S) Julian Dean (NZ) Will Frischkorn (USA) Ryder Hesjedal (Can) Trent Lowe (Aus) Martijn … [Read more...]

Exclusive: Daily Podcast from the Tour of California – Stage Six Edition

Enjoy the Bicycle.Net podcast Stage 6 edition with our host, David Bernstein of The FredCast Cycling Podcast. Preview of Today’s Stage 6 Interviews with: Bjarne Riis, Team CSC Danny Pate, Team Slipstream Rolf Aldag, Team High Road Sean Tucker, Toyota-United Summary of the Day’s Racing Action Press Conference Highlights with: Jim Birrell Luciano Andre Pagliarini … [Read more...]

Feeling Better -Slipstream keeps Pate?

Today's stage will feature two Herbalife Sprints and three California Travel and Tourism King of the Mountains climbs on a route that is hilly and technical down the picturesque Pacific Coast Highway that will pedal through Big Sur and past the Hearst Castle before arriving in San Luis Obispo. Leipheimer's GC lead over CSC's Fabian Cancellara is 13 seconds, which could be reversed in tomorrow's … [Read more...]