Tony Martin Wins Algarve For HTC-Highroad

Tony Martin netted an impressive double victory for HTC-Highroad in the Volta ao Algarve in Portugal on Sunday, winning both the final time trial and the overall classification. The German national time trial champion and 2010 World Time Trial bronze medallist completed the 17 kilometre course looping around the city of Portimao in a time of 21 minutes and 53 seconds, five seconds ahead of … [Read more...]

Cancellara Wins Record Fourth World TT Title

Written by: Justin Davis GEELONG, Australia - Swiss Olympic champion Fabian Cancellara rode into the history books Thursday by winning a record fourth time trial crown at the world road race cycling championships. Cancellara clocked a winning time of 58min 09sec for the tough 45.8km course to beat Britain's David Millar by just over a minute. Millar clocked 59:11 to … [Read more...]

Sprinter Greipel Leads German Team For Cycling Worlds

BERLIN - Sprinter Andre Greipel will head the German team for the September 29-October 3 road cycling world championships in Australia, the German cycling federation announced Wednesday. Greipel will be partnered by three team-mates from his Columbia professional cycling team. The 36-year-old Lampre rider Danilo Hondo, who was suspended between 2005-8 for doping, will help prep Greipel … [Read more...]

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...]

Jack Bobridge Wins Stage 5, Martin Still Leader At Eneco Tour


Australian Jack Bobridge (Garmin) won the fifth stage of the Eneco Tour du Benelux Sunday in Sittard in the Netherlands, where he beat by a few seconds the Spaniard Ruben Perez Moreno and Belgian Thomas De Gendt. The German Tony Martin (HTC-Columbia) retained the leader's jersey. "The ultimate success is closer. My teammates have mastered the perfect race, with calm, despite the many … [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...]

Cancellara Caps Tour Campaign With TT Victory


PAUILLAC, France - Swiss Olympic champion Fabian Cancellara overcame the fatigue of three tough weeks of racing to win his first long time trial on the Tour de France's 19th stage on Saturday. Saxo Bank time trial specialist Cancellara clocked a winning time of 1hr 00min 56sec on the largely flat but wind-hit course between Bordeaux and Pauillac to push Germany's Tony Martin into second … [Read more...]

HTC-Columbia Targets Green Jersey and Overall Victory At Tour

San Luis Obispo, CA - 23rd June 2010 -Team HTC-Columbia will focus on winning the Green Jersey and contending in the General Classification at the 2010 Tour de France, and has selected a team that can support both goals. The nine riders selected are Mark Cavendish, Bernhard Eisel, Bert Grabsch, Adam Hansen, Tony Martin, Maxime Monfort, Mark Renshaw, Michael Rogers and Kanstantsin … [Read more...]

Martin Wins Time Trial In Tour de Suisse

HTC-Columbia rider Tony Martin has powered to victory in the final time trial of the Tour de Suisse on Sunday, saying after wards he was surprised and pleased to have taken the 26.9-kilometer race against the clock in Liestal. Martin finished 17 seconds ahead of Swiss rider Fabian Cancellara, with American David Zabriskie in third. "I wasn't really expecting this," Martin said after wards. … [Read more...]

Burghardt Wins Stage Five, Martin Keeps Swiss Lead


FRUTIGEN, Switzerland, June 16, 2010 - BMC's Marcus Burghardt claimed his first major win of the season when he dominated the rain-hit fifth stage of the Tour of Switzerland Wednesday. Fellow German Tony Martin, of HTC-Columbia, finished with the main peloton 46secs behind Burghardt to keep a hold of the race leader's yellow jersey a day ahead of the race's key mountain stage. Former … [Read more...]