Michael Rogers Signs To Ride With Team Sky

PARIS - Australia's Michael Rogers has ended a successful five-year spell with HTC-Columbia by signing for British outfit Team Sky. The 30-year-old from Canberra, a three-time world time trial champion, brings a wealth of stage-racing experience as a veteran of nine Grand Tours. Sports director Sean Yates is delighted to have Rogers on board and feels he can be a great role model for … [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...]

HTC-Columbia Signs More Talented Young Riders For 2011

Four Time World Track Champion and talented sprinter from Denmark Alex Rasmussen will join Team HTC-Columbia in 2011 after a successful season on the track and the road in 2010. Rasmussen won his fourth Track World Title earlier in the year and went on to win two stages in Dunkirk, a stage in Ruta del Sol and GP Herning. "I decided to make the move to HTC-Columbia because I still have a lot to … [Read more...]

Arndt Wins Giro Della Toscana Overall

HTC-Columbia's Judith Arndt has won the Giro della Toscana in Italy on Sunday. Arndt had a problem-free ride on the final stage from Quarrata to Firenze to claim her first overall stage race win since she took the Bira in Spain in June 2009. Second was Russia's Tatiana Antoshina, with HTC-Columbia's Noemi Cantele in third. "I'm pleased I've won, but what's really nice is that HTC-Columbia … [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...]

HTC-Columbia’s Howard Blasts To Victory In Belgium

HTC-Columbia's first-year professional Leigh Howard has powered to victory in the Kampioenschap van Vlaanderen one-day race in Koolskamp, Belgium. After taking a stage of the Tour of Oman this February, the young Australian rider claimed his second victory of his debut season in a bunch sprint. "It was a pretty straightforward sprint with some great help from my teammates," Howard said … [Read more...]

HTC-Columbia Women Take 40th Win Of 2010 In Tuscany

The HTC-Columbia women's squad claimed their fortieth win of the season on Tuesday when they powered to victory in the opening team time trial of the Tour of Tuscany in Italy. Ina-Yoko Teutenberg was the first HTC-Columbia rider to cross the the finish line in the 5.5-kilometer team time trial in Viareggio 11 seconds ahead of closest pursuers Cervélo. "It's always good to start with a win," … [Read more...]

Greipel Wins Tour of Britain Opener

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LONDON - Germany's Andre Greipel overcame a late puncture to sprint to victory in the opening stage of the Tour of Britain Saturday, a 132.6 kilometer ride between Rochdale and Blackpool. The 28-year-old HTC-Columbia rider suffered a flat in the final 8km of the race but after being gifted a wheel from teammate Marco Pinotti, the Tour of Italy stage winner went on to secure his 19th win of … [Read more...]

Greipel To Led For HTC-Columbia In Britain

HTC-Columbia's André Greipel will be one of the team's star riders in the Tour of Britain, which starts on Saturday. Already the winner of 18 races this season, most recently two stages in the Eneco Tour in August, Sports Director Brian Holm says the German sprinter is in great shape. "Britain is a tough race to predict, because there are always a lot of breakaways," said Holm. "But André … [Read more...]