CalGiant Bolsters Roster for 2012 Road Season

California Giant Berry Farm’s/Specialized announced that brothers Yannick and Robin Eckmann, Stephen Leece and Sam Bassetti have signed onto the 2012 road team. Ranging in age from 17 to 20 years old, the four espoir riders bolster the existing squad for the upcoming season. “We’re excited to bring in four more young up-and-coming riders.” Team…

Frustration for CalGiant at Joe Martin

When talking with Anthony Gallino, Director of the California Giant Specialized squad, at the end of the Joe Martin Stage Race, one word came up time and again, frustration. The team went from defending Andrew Talansky‘s lead to having him in 40th place after being penalized one minute for “prolonged drafting off of a vehicle”…

Rejuvenated CalGiant Ready for the Season

At the San Dimas Stage, CalGiant Specialized unleashed what Directeur Sportif Anthony Gallino called his “secret weapons” while at training camp earlier this year, Australian Mountain Bike National Champion Sid Taberlay and U23 rider Andrew Talansky. “I had fun, it was good.” said Taberlay who finished second overall at eight seconds from the overall winner…