Van Dijk Repeats Time Trial Win At Tour of Holland

HTC-Columbia's Ellen Van Dijk has captured the time trial stage of the Holland Ladies Tour on Saturday for the second year running - but it was a very close victory. Van Dijk outpaced Holland's Marianne Vos by just a few hundredths of seconds in the 12.7 kilometre race against the clock held in the town of Rijssen. "Ellen won the same stage back in 2009, so she was really motivated to do … [Read more...]

Team HTC-Columbia wins Vuelta Time Trial

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Tony Martin Wins TT And Overall At Eneco Tour

HTC-Columbia's Tony Martin used his time trial strength to the confirm overall victory in the Eneco Tour on Tuesday as he surged an emphatic win in the race's last individual time trial in Genk, Belgium. Already the fastest at the time trial's intermediate checkpoint, Martin finally came close to averaging 50 kilometres an hour on the short but very technical course, which he completed with a … [Read more...]

Degenkolb Signs With HTC-Columbia

Following in the footsteps of current team members Tony Martin and Patrick Gretsch who both raced for Thüringer Energie Team before joining HTC-Columbia, German talent John Degenkolb joins High Road Sports as a neopro for 2011. Degenkolb is current U23 German Champion and has had a very successful season winning the overall classification at Thüringen Rundfahrt and stages of Tour de Bretagne, … [Read more...]

Greipel Strikes Again At Eneco Tour

Andre Greipel of HTC-Columbia took his second stage victory at this year's Eneco Tour as teammate Tony Martin moved one step closer to overall victory in the UCI ProTour stage race. Like the rest of his teammates, Greipel worked hard all day to help Martin defend his race lead on the hilly stage in the Ardennes but still had the speed to win the sprint in Heers. He was well placed in the … [Read more...]

Goss Wins GP Ouset France – Plouay

HTC-Columbia's Matt Goss won the prestigious one-day GP Ouest France - Plouay race in Brittany with a perfectly timed sprint. The 23 year-old Australian beat American Tyler Farrar and Yoann Offredo of France, confirming his ever-improving ability in testing one-day races. It was Goss's fourth win this season after stage victories in the Giro d'Italia and the Tour of Denmark and at the … [Read more...]

Martin Takes Lead At Eneco Tour

HTC-Columbia's Tony Martin is the new leader at the Eneco Tour after a powerful performance on the hills of stage three around the Belgian town of Ronse. Martin broke away with Dutch veteran Koos Morenhout on the Mont d'Ellezelles climb and they then worked perfectly together, finishing 1:24 ahead of the chasers. The 25-year-old HTC-Columbia rider from Cottbus, Germany now leads Morenhout by ten … [Read more...]

HTC-Columbia Scores 50th Victory Of 2010

San Luis Obispo, CA - 19th August 2010 - The HTC-Columbia men's team earned its 50th win of 2010 Thursday at the Eneco Tour in Belgium. The team's breadth of wins spans seven solid months of racing, beginning with a dominating three stage wins and the overall victory at the Tour Down Under, and includes five stage wins at the Tour de France, victory at the Belgian Classic Gent-Wevelgem, two … [Read more...]

Greipel Leads German Hopes At Cyclassics

HAMBURG- HTC-Columbia sprinter Andre Greipel has signaled his intentions to end Germany's long wait for victory in the Vattenfall Cyclassics this Sunday. At just over 200km long, and with a series of short climbs that most of the peloton should coast over, Germany's biggest one-day race is regarded as amongst the most manageable of the season. Yet although on paper that widens the … [Read more...]

Arndt Wins Route de France TT

HTC-COLUMBIA'S ARNDT MOVES INTO SECOND OVERALL AFTER TT WIN AT ROUTE DE FRANCE San Luis Obispo, CA - 12th August 2010 - HTC-Columbia's Judith Arndt took the victory of stage four of Route de France on Thursday clocking the fastest time in the 24.3km time trial in Saint Georges/Baulche. The win moves her into second place in the general classification, only one second behind leader Annemiek … [Read more...]