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Cavendish frustrated by lack of new contract deal with HTC-Columbia
October 09, 2010 (15:41) [ Indexed from Cyclingnews.com
Mark Cavendish has expressed his frustration over HTC-Columbia’s apparent unwillingness to offer him a new contract beyond 2011, when his current deal ends. Speaking in Delhi, where he will represent the Isle of Man in Sunday’s Commonwealth Games road race, Cavendish contrasted the support he gets from the people around him to his relationship with the HTC-Columbia management . “I’ve got great family, great friends, great teammates. It’s nice. People around me appreciate ... More...
Specialized to sponsor HTC-Columbia in 2011?
October 08, 2010 (16:22) [ Indexed from Cyclingnews.com
Bike company Specialized may move to fill the gap left by Columbia after the company withdrew their sponsorship of Bob Stapleton's HTC team. According to the Danish website Feltet.dk the US-based bike manufacturer will not only supply the bikes to the California team, but will provide more money than previous supplier Scott. Team HTC-Columbia could not be reached for comment. The team had been riding Scott bikes, but Scott will be the new material sponsor for the Australian Pegasus team. ... More...
Velits gives HTC-Columbia its first grand tour podium
September 21, 2010 (02:21) [ Indexed from Cyclingnews.com
Bob Stapleton's HTC-Columbia team has been the most successful in terms of number of victories in pro cycling since the American businessman entered the sport, but they never enjoyed a final podium finish in a grand tour until Peter Velits accompanied Vincenzo Nibali and Ezequiel Mosquera on the Vuelta a Espana podium on Sunday in Madrid. The 25-year-old Slovakian wasn't expected to be the first HTC-Columbia rider to do so but his consistency in the mountains and a brilliant win in the time trial ... More...
Alex Rasmussen leaves Saxo Bank for HTC-Columbia
September 19, 2010 (20:46) [ Indexed from Cyclingnews.com
Alex Rasmussen is the latest rider to leave Team Saxo Bank, and the latest new signing to be announced by HTC-Columbia. The track and sprint specialist says that he is looking forward to helping Mark Cavendish in sprint finishes in 2011. “I have chosen them Because I see some opportunities in the sprint. I see that I still have a lot to learn and this is the best team, so I believe I can learn much more in the coming years,” Rasmussen told the Danish channel TV 2 Sporten. He hopes to ... More...
Rogers leaving HTC-Columbia but future undecided
September 19, 2010 (19:46) [ Indexed from Cyclingnews.com
Despite widespread media speculation linking Michael Rogers with a move to Team Sky, sources familiar with the subject have confirmed to Cyclingnews that although the Australian will leave HTC-Columbia at the end of the year his destination has yet to be sealed. The source also confirmed that a number of teams have approached Rogers, but that no contract has been signed yet. Rogers, who declined to comment, signed a two-year extension with HTC-Columbia at the start of 2009 but according to sources, ... More...
Pate to join HTC-Columbia in 2011
September 19, 2010 (17:16) [ Indexed from Cyclingnews.com
Danny Pate will ride for HTC-Columbia in 2011, the team announced Sunday afternoon. He is leaving Garmin-Transitions after four years. "We are happy to welcome Danny to the team," said team manager Rolf Aldag. "We have followed him for some time and we really like the way he races. We believe he still has a lot of development in him. He has been U23 TT world champion, which means that he should absolutely be competitive with the right support." "I had a great time with Garmin-Transitions ... More...
Greipel signs off from HTC-Columbia with final win
September 19, 2010 (15:16) [ Indexed from Cyclingnews.com
André Greipel’s victory on the last stage of the Tour of Britain in London was his 21st victory of the 2010 season and also his final race with the HTC-Columbia team. The German sprinter will ride the world championships in Australia but it will be his final race of the season. After five seasons with T-Mobile and then HTC-Columbia, he will ride for Omega Pharma-Lotto in 2011 and finally get a chance to ride the Tour de France and go head to head with Mark Cavendish in the sprints. ... More...
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