Fear Drove Ramunas Navardauskas To Historic Tour Victory

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by Barnaby CHESTERMAN BERGERAC, France, July 25, 2014 (AFP) - Ramunas Navardauskas said the fear of being caught like Garmin teammate Jack Bauer in the final metres was what drove him to his historic first Lithuanian victory at the Tour de France on Friday. The 26-year-old broke away from the peloton on a short 1.3km climb 13km from the finish of the 208.5km 19th stage from … [Read more...]

Ramunas Navardauskas Of Team Garmin Wins Giro d’Italia 11th Stage

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VAJONT, Italy, May 15, 2013 (AFP) - Lithuanian Ramunas Navardauskas of Garmin won the 11th stage of the Giro d'Italia on Wednesday following a 182km ride from Tarvisio to Vajont. Navardauskas pulled clear of escape companion Daniel Oss 5km from home on a steep climb to win by more than a minute. Italian Vincenzo Nibali of Astana kept hold of the leader's pink jersey ahead of … [Read more...]

Cavendish Back With Giro d’Italia Stage 5 Win

Cavendish Wins Stage 5 at Giro Stage 5

Fano, Italy, May 10, 2012 (AFP) - Britain's world road race champion Mark Cavendish won the 209km fifth stage of the Giro d'Italia for his second win in this year's race on Thursday and celebrated by taking his baby daughter onto the podium. Lithuanian rider Ramunas Navardauskas retained the overall leader's pink jersey. Cavendish, 26, shrugged off the deep bruising he suffered to … [Read more...]

Garmin Wins Giro Fourth Stage TTT

Team Garmin Wins 2012 Giro Stage 4 TTT

VERONA, Italy, May 9, 2012 (AFP) - American team Garmin won the fourth stage of the Giro d'Italia, a time trial held over 33.2 km around Verona, to take control of the race Wednesday. Garmin's Lithuanian rider Ramunas Navardauskas took possession of the pink jersey from American Taylor Phinney of BMC, who had led the race since winning the opening stage time trial in Herning, Denmark. … [Read more...]