Dominique Rollin Interview – it was a good year

Quite a year for Canadian Dominique Rollin. On his first year with the Toyota-United Pro Cycling Team and his second year racing on the North American circuit, he caught everyone’s attention after the fourth stage at the Tour of California, the 135-mile (217 km) slog from Monterey to San Luis Obispo. In horrendous weather conditions,…

Hilton Clarke wins ING Direct Capital Criterium

The duo of Australian Hilton Clarke and Canadian Dominique Rollin, the only two riders from the Toyota-United Pro Cycling Team  present at the inaugural ING Direct Capital Criterium, waited until the final laps of the 85-lap crit in downtown Washington DC to make their move to come out on top of the podium. After avoiding…

Chris Baldwin – still living the dream

After a self-professed frustrating year, the 2-Time USPRO Time Trial Champion, in 2003 and 2005, Chris Baldwin (Toyota-United) is skipping the TT this year to focus on the road race in the upcoming US Professional Championships in Greenville. Combined with the lost of the team sponsor, 2008 has been a rough ride for the (almost)…

The art of the sprint with Henk Vogels

Earlier this year during the Tour of California, I had a chance to talk with Toyota-United’s Henk Vogels about the art of the sprint. The black magic known as the leadout train was demonstrated in today’s Tour de Georgia stage where Vogels, and Dominique Rollin led out Ivan Dominguez with Hilton Clarke sweeping behind Ivan.…