Tag Archives: columbia-htc

Deja vu in Missouri

Posted on 09. Sep, 2009 by .

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In a deja vu from the previous day – or is it from last year – Mark Cavendish of the Columbia-HTC team easily took the bunch sprint to claim stage 2 in back-to-back victories at the Tour of Missouri. The same three men were on the podium but with a flip as Thor Hushovd (Cervelo [...]

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Cavendish opens his account in Missouri

Posted on 07. Sep, 2009 by .

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And one for Mark Cavendish of the Columbia-HTC squad who outsprinted JJ Haedo (Saxo Bank) and Thor Huschovd (Cervelo Test Team) for the the win at stage one of the Tour of Missouri. “Like I said, I can’t do it alone. I have the best team around me,” Cavendish said about his 24th career victory [...]

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Let’s get it on

Posted on 07. Sep, 2009 by .

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Looking at the third edition of the Tour of Missouri, two questions come to my mind: How many stage wins for Cavendish? And will the overall winner be decided in a time trial or via a long break? In last year’s edition of the Tour of Missouri, Mark Cavendish (Columbia-HTC) won three stages, all after [...]

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Rules, transfers and team news

Posted on 02. Sep, 2009 by .

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Here we go, transfer season as started with news slowly trickling in of who is going where… or not.  As soon more information can be shared publicly, the 2010 Transfer-o-rama will be published. Why these rules? But before that, let’s take a look at the rules that impact team composition for UCI Continental Teams registered [...]

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Hincapie wins Stars and Stripes

Posted on 30. Aug, 2009 by .

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In front of his hometown, George Hincapie (Columbia-HTC) won the Greenville Hospital System USA Cycling Professional Road Race Championship. Part of a late 8-rider break that formed that last time up Paris Mountain, Hincapie with his fast kick, outsprinted Andy Bajadali (Kelly Benefit) for the win. In third was BMC’s Jeff Louder who put in [...]

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On Tap: US Pro Championships

Posted on 28. Aug, 2009 by .

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Two riders will win the right to wear the Stars and Stripes this weekend at the Greenville Hospital System USA Cycling Professional Championships in South Carolina. The battle of the Zs. The time trial is shaping up to be a battle between 3-time TT Champion  David Zabriskie (Garmin-Slipstream) and Tom Zirbel (BISSELL). The two men [...]

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