Team Type 1 – sanofi-aventis wins team classification at Tour de Korea

SEOUL, April 24 - Team Type 1 - sanofi-aventis won the overall team classification at the 2011 Tour de Turkey on Sunday, finishing the 1,335km, 9-stage race with a commanding seven-minute lead over the nearest competitor. The Tour de Korea began with a bang for Team Type 1 in Gumi on April 15, with Will Dugan taking second on the stage in a week of daily top-ten finishes for the squad. … [Read more...]

Team Type 1 fights freezing rain on seventh stage at Tour de Korea to lead Teams Classification

YANGYANG, Korea, April 22 - Team Type 1 - sanofi-aventis fought off freezing rain and 11 climbs over 193km to attack the race leader and rise to first on overall team classification in stage seven of the Tour de Korea on Friday. With three climbs classified for King of the Mountain points, and another eight non-classified climbs along the route north from Taebek, Team Type 1 - sanofi-aventis … [Read more...]

Team Type 1 – sanofi-aventis On The Starting Line at The 2011 Tour de Suisse With a Wild Card

Team Type 1 - sanofi-aventis has received a wild card for the 2011 Tour de Suisse, allowing the team to participate in the 75th anniversary tour. Team Type 1 - sanofi-aventis will be competing in the 2011 Tour de Suisse with current Swiss national time trial champion Rubens Bertogliati, who will have the honor of wearing his National Champions jersey in his hometown of Lugano for the Prologue. … [Read more...]

Team Type 1 Announces First Of New Signings

Atlanta – Team Type 1 has announced the first of several new rider signings as it pursues pro continental status for the 2011 season. Rubens Bertogliati becomes the first Swiss rider to join the world's only professional cycling team with riders who have Type 1 diabetes. Bertogliati is best known for his win in Stage 1 of the 2002 Tour de France, where he attacked in the final kilometer and … [Read more...]

Ilesic Win Caps Team Type 1’s Success In Brazil

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – Aldo Ino Ilesic won his second stage at the Tour do Rio Sunday and Chris Jones finished second overall as Team Type 1 enjoyed a plethora of success in its first competition in South America. In addition to Ilesic's two stage wins and Jones's career-best finish on general classification at a UCI stage race, Ken Hanson also figured prominently in the five-day race in … [Read more...]

Ilesic Wins For Team Type 1 In Brazil

Cabo Frio, Brazil – Aldo Ino Ilesic made history Saturday when he won Team Type 1's first race in South America. Ilesic easily took the sprint into a headwind to win Stage 4 of the Tour do Rio ahead of Brazilians Fabiele Mota (Memorial/Prefeitura de Santos/Giant) and Carlos Franka (São Francisco Saude/KHS). The 94-mile (152 km) race traveled from the Brazilian coastal city of Nova Friburgo … [Read more...]

Race In Brazil A First For Team Type 1

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – Team Type 1's participation in the Tour do Rio in Brazil marks the first time the world's only men's professional cycling team with riders who have Type 1 diabetes will compete on the South American continent. Joe Eldridge, who co-founded Team Type 1 in 2004 with Phil Southerland, is one of five racers competing in the race that begins Wednesday in Rio de Janeiro. … [Read more...]

Team Type 1 Ready For Tough Race In China

Atlanta – Team Type 1 will send a mix of proven climbers and the most successful rider with Type 1 diabetes in professional cycling to China for the Tour of Qinghai Lake. King of the Mountains champions Thomas Rabou (Amgen Tour of California) and Davide Frattini (Redlands Bicycle Classic) will be joined by Javier Megias, one of four riders on the Team Type 1 men's professional squad who has … [Read more...]

Team Type 1 Claims Podiums at Tour de Beauce and Nature Valley

Atlanta — “This has been one of the best weeks ever for Team Type 1!” said Phil Southerland, Founder and CEO of Team Type 1. “We had our riders with type 1 diabetes perform famously. Fabio Calabria took 7th at Tour de Beauce, Martijin Veercshoor winning 6th at Nature Valley, Javier placing 2nd at Tour de Beauce and last but not least, Team Type 1 winning RAAM for the 2nd year in a row. Our … [Read more...]

Team Type 1’s Professional Women Shine at Tour of the Dairyland

Atlanta — Team Type 1’s Professional Women scored two impressive first place victories at Tour of the Dairyland in Wisconsin, on June 18th and 19th, with Kori Seehafer commanding a solid third place. Crowell’s wins allowed her to take command on the US Crit Series Leaders Jersey as well as the Lap Jersey for the rider who lapped the most number of other riders in the races Friday, June … [Read more...]