High Road Sports Signs Former U23 Ronde Van Vlaanderen Winner

San Luis Obispo, CA -?Three-time Latvian National Champion Gatis Smukulis will join High Road Sports in 2011, bringing with him an impressive U23 career including victory at the 2008 Ronde van Vlaanderen. Commenting in the new addition to the team's 2011 squad of 24 riders from 15 nations, Team Manager Rolf Aldag said "Gatis is a very talented all around professional who likes the spring … [Read more...]

High Road Sports Adds To Their International Management Team

San Luis Obispo, CA -Jens Zemke [GER] will join Jens Zemke of international sports directors in 2011, bringing his experience as a pro rider and a sports director for both the men's and women's side of the sport. Zemke, 44, rode professionally from 1995 to 2001, and brings nine years of directing expertise to the team. "After seven years with the Equipe N├╝rnberger women and two years with … [Read more...]

High Road Sports Adds German National Champion To 2011 Roster

High Road Sports has added 2010 German National Road Champion Charlotte Becker to its international women's roster for 2011. Becker, 28, is an accomplished track rider and has just wrapped up a successful year of road racing, punctuated with a victory in the Spanish World Cup race, GP Ciudad de Valladolid. "I am happy that I have the chance to ride with HTC-Highroad," commented Becker "I … [Read more...]

Specialized and High Road Sports Join Forces In 2011

Two California companies partner in global cycling franchise in 2011 and beyond San Luis Obispo, CA - 17th October 2010 - Specialized Bicycle Components and High Road Sports have joined forces to create a powerful partnership aimed at building a global cycling franchise based on the world's most successful men's and women's cycling teams. Team HTC-High Road, operated by High Road Sports, … [Read more...]

High Road Sports Adds Two Americans To The Womens Roster

High Road Sports has added American Riders Amber Neben and Amanda Miller its 11-rider 2011 women's team. Amber Neben is a former World Time Trial Champion and US National Road Champion, a two-time winner of the Tour de l'Aude, and represented the USA in the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, while Amanda Miller is known to be one of the brightest young talents in women's cycling. "I am really excited … [Read more...]

HTC-Columbia Sings Irish National Road Champion Matt Brammeier

High Road Sports has added Ireland's Matt Brammeier to HTC-Columbia's international roster for 2011. Brammeier, 25, enjoyed a successful 2010 season during which he joined a nearly 200-kilometer breakaway during this year's World Championships in Geelong, and won the prestigious Irish National Road Race title in June. HTC-Columbia Team Manager Rolf Aldag commented, "Matt has shown tremendous … [Read more...]

High Road’s HTC-Columbia and Shimano Continue Partnership

San Luis Obispo, CA, and Nunspeet, the Netherlands, September 23rd, 2010 - High Road Sports and Shimano will continue as Global Development Partners for the next three years, extending a long and successful working relationship. Shimano and its partner brand PRO supply High Road's men and women on Team HTC-Columbia with industry leading products including the revolutionary DURA-ACE with Di2 … [Read more...]

Renshaw Signs With HTC-Columbia For Two More Years

High Road Sports announces that Australian Mark Renshaw will continue with Team HTC-Columbia for 2011 and 2012. Renshaw has become known as the best lead out guy in the peloton over the past two years, a label that is particularly owed to his consistent efforts in leading our top sprinter Mark Cavendish. "Mark is a key rider in our sprint execution and was critical to our sprint success in the … [Read more...]

High Road Sports and Google Announce New Marketing Agreement

San Luis Obispo, CA - 1st July 2010 - High Road Sports announces a new technology and marketing collaboration with Google Inc., supported by partners HTC and SRM that brings a worldwide audience further inside the experience of racing in the Tour de France. Fans and viewers will be able to follow Team HTC-Columbia riders in real time with speed, heart rate, power output and other data … [Read more...]

Greipel Focuses On Good Times Down Under

HTC-Columbia's Andre Greipel, the overall winner of the 2008 Tour Down Under, will be aiming for a repeat performance in 2010. After winning the Tour Down Under outright one year, then crashing badly in the same event in 2009, the Columbia-HTC sprinter recalled, "Last year I had some bad luck, although I did win the first stage. However, I don't expect to have that bad luck again. When I race, … [Read more...]