Matthias Brandle Sets New World Hour Record At 51.85km

PARIS, Oct 30, 2014 (AFP) - Austrian cyclist Matthias Brandle set a new world hour record on Thursday with his 51.85km effort trimming more than 700m off the old mark set by Germany's Jens Voigt last month. The three-time Austrian time-trial champion set the new record at Switzerland's Aigle velodrome rather than using the Granges track where Voigt set 51.115km on September 18. "I … [Read more...]

Matthias Brandle Takes Another Stage At Tour of Britain Stage 6

LONDON, Sept 12, 2014 (AFP) - Austria's Matthias Brandle clinched his second consecutive stage victory in the Tour of Britain on Friday, but Movistar's Alex Dowsett is the new overall leader. Dowsett had started stage six one minute and 25 seconds behind Omega Pharma-Quick Step's Michal Kwiatkowski in the overall standings, yet he ended the day's racing in possession of the yellow … [Read more...]

Brandle Looks To Jump A Step Higher In 2011 With Geox-TMC

The Austrian from FOOTON-SERVETTO-FUJI reflects on the good racing days lived in 2010 and shows cautious and responsible towards new Geox-TMC adventure, with the TdF début as a dream Matthias Brändle was one of the symbol riders in 2010's FOOTON-SERVETTO-FUJI, a young, talented rider with a unique opportunity to take part in the most important races in the world aged just 20. The Austrian … [Read more...]

Team Geox Future With Top Youngsters

The new Team Geox will be making a strong bet for youth and progression within some of the best values in the international scene. Up to ten from those promising youngsters have been confirmed into the new squad, that will be led by Denis Menchov and Carlos Sastre, and which will complete their roster -surely with many other young riders featured- in the coming weeks. Coming from the actual … [Read more...]