Tag Archives: tom zirbel
Posted on 21. Feb, 2009 by lyne.
Bissell’s Tom Zirbel improved his time trial result by a whopping 58 seconds over last year’s showing in the Solvang Time Trial at the Tour of California. Zirbelicious finished in seventh spot at 39 seconds off the fastest time of Levi Leipheimer (Astana) and was the highest placed domestic rider. Great showing by the Bissell [...]
Posted on 10. Feb, 2009 by lyne.
Time trial, finishing speed and aggressivity – the name of the game for the Bissell Pro Cycling team for the 2009 Amgen Tour of California. We met with the squad during the training camp in Santa Rosa where the team, under the leadership of Team Manager Glen Mitchell and new Team Director Eric Wohlberg, was [...]
Posted on 18. Sep, 2008 by lyne.
The 2008 road season is coming to a close, and with it, comes time of looking back and thinking about the future. I caught up with 6′ 4″, 194-pound Tom Zirbel of the Bissell Pro Cycling Team on the eve of the Tour of Missouri where we chatted about his season and his wish to [...]
Posted on 17. Aug, 2008 by lyne.
It came down to seconds in the race of truth between Blake Caldwell (Garmin-Chipotle) and Jeff Louder (BMC). The yellow jersey has been worn by a Garmin rider since the first stage with the Jason Donald victory and then switched to Caldwell’s shoulders after the second stage. Louder put in a big attack to win [...]