Teutenberg Claims Her 21st Win Of The Season At Route de France

HTC-Columbia's Ina-Yoko Teutenberg claimed her twenty-first victory of the season on Monday when she crossed the line ahead of the field to win stage one of the Route de France. Teutenberg was the fastest on the 116.4-kilometer stage from Guingamp to Locmine which saw lots of different attacks before the race finally came together. "It was a very fast-moving stage and it wasn't ever certain it … [Read more...]

Renshaw and Goss Go 1-2 At Tour of Denmark

HTC-Columbia's Mark Renshaw has sprinted to his first victory of 2010 ahead of his teammate Matt Goss in the Tour of Denmark's stage four. The two riders crossed the line with their arms in the air, with Renshaw securing the team's second win of the Danish race at the end of a 99.2 kilometer stage from Nyborg to Odense. Although there was a four man break early on, the move was brought back in … [Read more...]

HTC-Columbia Targets Third Straight Win At Route de France

San Luis Obispo, CA - 6th August 2010 - The HTC-Columbia women's team will target their third Route de France overall victory in as many years at this year's six-stage race beginning Sunday. HTC-Columbia rider Kim Anderson successfully fought to take home the yellow jersey as the overall winner on 2009, and teammate Luise Keller of Germany was the overall victor in 2008. "And Judith Arndt, who … [Read more...]

Bert Grabsch Signs With HTC-Columbia

HIGH ROAD SPORTS SIGNS FORMER WORLD TT CHAMPION BERT GRABSCH FOR 2011 AND 2012 San Luis Obispo, CA - 6th August 2010 - Team HTC-Columbia can rely on the consistent performance of former World TT Champion Bert Grabsch for another two years in its men's program. Grabsch comes off another successful Tour de France performance where he was seen riding hundreds of kilometers on the front of the … [Read more...]

Eisel Re-Signs With HTC-Columbia For Two More Years

San Luis Obispo, CA - 5th August 2010 - High Road Sports announces the re-signing of road captain and classics specialist Bernhard Eisel for 2011 and 2012. Eisel recently helped the team to five stage wins at the Tour de France and pulled off a big victory earlier in the year winning Ghent-Wevelgem. "Bernie is an integral part of the team and important for us in many ways," says Team Manager … [Read more...]

Greipel Returns To Tour of Poland

HTC-Columbia's AndrĂ© Greipel begins his second half of the season with a return to the Tour of Poland, where in 2009 a stage win was one of his twenty victories last year. "I had a bit of a break after the Tour of Austria and after ten days training the Tour of Poland is where I start the second part of the year,," Greipel says. "It's always a fast, difficult race, because with no individual … [Read more...]

HTC-Columbia Aims To Go One Better In Vergada World Cup Round

San Luis Obispo, CA - 29th July 2010 - After two second places in the last two years in the Vargada Team Time Trial, HTC-Columbia women's team head for the Swedish round of the World Cup determined to go one better. "Team time trials are one of our big strengths as a squad, so we're determined to 'set the record straight' and get that first place we've been close to getting in the last couple of … [Read more...]

Visser Scores Win At Thuringen Rundfahrt

HTC-Columbia's Adrie Visser has blasted to her first victory for the team in the Thuringen Rundfahrt stage race in Germany on Thursday. Visser was the fastest in a small group sprint that decided stage three of the race, a 128.7-kilometre circuit starting and finishing in Greiz. "I'm feeling a lot more confident about my sprinting recently and that's made all the difference," said Visser. … [Read more...]

Cavendish Wins 11th Stage, Schleck Still In Yellow

BOURG-LES-VALENCE, France - Britain's Mark Cavendish dominated a controversial bunch sprint on the 11th stage of the Tour de France on Thursday that led to the disqualification of his team-mate Mark Renshaw. Luxembourg's Andy Schleck, of Saxo Bank, retained the yellow jersey with his lead of 41sec on Spain's Alberto Contador intact after a 184.5km race between Sisteron and here. … [Read more...]

Stage-Hungry Cavendish Happy To Be Back To The Flat

GAP, France - British sprint king Mark Cavendish has seen enough of his team-mates' calves on the recent mountain stages of the Tour de France to be able to draw a picture from memory. But the Isle of Man sprinter would arguably prefer to see the pain etched on his rivals' faces when he aims for a third stage win in the 97th edition when the race heads back to more familiar terrain on … [Read more...]