Talking Break Tactics with Creed

What would you do if you found yourself in a 22-rider break that also included one teammate and four riders from the Garmin-Sharp team and a few more from other WorldTour teams? Would you work? When to work and how much to work are part of tactics 101 while in a breakaway. Mike Creed and…

Creed – the water carrier

On stage 3 of the Amgen Tour of California, Alex Candelario (Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies) finished a very close fourth in a bunch sprint behind three very fast men, all on ProTeams. But before tangling at the front for the win, the sprinter had to make his way over three climbs as the pack…

Mike Creed unplugged

A few weeks ago, I chatted with Mike Creed of  Team Type 1 to catch up on all the changes in his life since our last conversation back in the fall of 08. So much had happened since then from his mis-adventures with Rock Racing to his move to his current team at the start…

Interview – the creed of Creed

At just 27 years of age, American Mike Creed of the Rock Racing team finished up his ninth year as a professional with his last road race of the season, the Tour of Missouri back in September. While coming through the ranks, Creed was crowned U.S. national champion 20 times and was a member of…