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Tom Zirbel is the only domestic rider to crack the Solvang Time Trial Top 10

Posted on 21. Feb, 2009 by .


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 […]

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Time trial, finishing speed and aggressivity for the Bissell team at Tour of California

Posted on 10. Feb, 2009 by .


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 […]

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Tom Zirbel wants to tackle the hard races in Europe

Posted on 18. Sep, 2008 by .


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 […]

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Zirbelicious’ mullet – yes or no?

Posted on 09. Sep, 2008 by .


Zirbelicious is sporting a new haircut in honor of the Tour of Missouri, which he was gracious to model for us. yes or no?

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Louder wins Tour of Utah by 9 seconds; Zirbelicous takes final TT

Posted on 17. Aug, 2008 by .


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 […]

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