David Zabriskie Happily Envisions Future In SPY Performance

Professional Cycling’s Lead Character Joins Forces with Leaders in Technical Eyewear CARLSBAD, Calif.—SPY® is happy to announce the signing of world-class professional pedal pusher Dave Zabriskie—cycling’s enigmatic and eccentric time trial hammer-ist and purveyor of DZnuts—to its burgeoning Performance athlete roster. Nicknamed Captain America for his patriotic-styled … [Read more...]

Six Ex-Armstrong Teammates Suspended For Doping

PARIS, Oct 11, 2012 (AFP) - Six former teammates of Lance Armstrong have been suspended for six months by the US Anti-doping Agency (USADA) after they all admitted doping. Five Americans - Levi Leipheimer, 38 (of the Omega Pharma-Quickstep team), Christian Vande Velde, 36, David Zabriskie, 33, and Tom Danielson, 34, (all of Garmin-Sharp), George Hincapie, 39, (BMC) - and one Canadian, … [Read more...]

Tom Danielson, Christian Vande Velde and David Zabriskie Admit Doping

Zabriskie In Captain America Kit

TOM DANIELSON STATEMENT I don’t remember a time when I didn’t want to be a professional cyclist. It has always been my dream. Along the road to following my dream, I've had several ups and downs, but I stuck with it because I love the sport. I never set out thinking I would cross a line, I set out simply wanting to compete, to race my bike and do what I love. And that is exactly what I did, … [Read more...]

Cardboard Zabriskie Makes Tour de France Podium

PARIS, July 24, 2011 (AFP) - In 2010 Lance Armstrong's American team RadioShack caused controversy on the Tour de France podium when they ignored protocol to wear black 'Livestrong' jerseys. A year on and fellow American outfit Garmin-Cervelo found a lighter way to celebrate victory in the team's classification when they made sure teammate David Zabriskie wasn't left out by carrying a … [Read more...]

Tour de Crash Fest, More Yellow Jersey Men Crash Out

saint-flour, France, July 10, 2011 (AFP) - Belgian yellow jersey contender Jurgen van den Broeck crashed out of the Tour de France Sunday due to injuries suffered in a mass pile-up during the ninth stage. Omega-Pharma all-rounder Van den Broeck had been hoping for a podium place or better after a promising fifth place finish last year. However despite trying to get back on his bike the … [Read more...]

Zabriskie Wins, Horner Leads, And The Drama Rules

SOLVANG, California, May 20, 2011 - American David Zabriskie dominated the field in the Tour of California's sixth stage, a 24 kilometre time trial ride around the Danish settlement of Solvang. While Zabriskie, of Garmin-Cervelo, captured the stage his American compatriot Chris Horner held onto the yellow jersey but saw his lead reduced. Three-time race winner Levi Leipheimer cut … [Read more...]

Zabriskie Wins Stage 4, Evans In Leaders Jersey At Tour de Romandie

SIGNAL-DE-BOUGY, Switzerland, April 30, 2011 - America's David Zabriskie, riding for the Garmin Cervelo team, won the fourth stage of the Tour de Romandie on Saturday, a 20.1km time-trial between Aubonne and Signal-de-Bougy. Australia's Cadel Evans, who was eighth on the stage, took the yellow jersey. Zabriskie finished the stage almost two seconds ahead of Australia's Richie Porte with … [Read more...]

How To Maximize The Benefit From Your Aerobars

Article by: Aram Bike Fitter at Predator Cycling A History of the Aerobar Used by triathletes as early as 1987, but the most notable first use of the Aerobar occurred with Greg LeMond in the (1989) Tour de France. He used Scott Aerobars which placed the elbow pads at or near shoulder width, forearms elevated at about 15 to 20 degrees, and hands in a fist position. Pioneered by aerodynamicist … [Read more...]

USA Cycling Announces Complete Roster Ror Road World Championships

Colorado Springs, Colo. (September 20, 2010) – USA Cycling announced today the complete roster of athletes that will represent the United States at the 2010 UCI Road World Championships, Sept. 26-Oct. 3 in Melbourne, Australia. The complete roster of 22 elite and U23 riders largely showcases the next generation of American cycling stars. “We are sending three talented teams to … [Read more...]

Garmin Calls On Riders To Come Clean Amid Landis Claims

Garmin-Transitions has called for "transparency" from its team riders if they are called by the authorities to answer recent allegations of doping leveled by American rider Floyd Landis. Landis, formerly of US Postal and Phonak, caused a sensation last week when he admitted to being involved in systematic doping prior to being stripped of his Tour de France crown in 2006. The American … [Read more...]