Tony Martin

Tony Martin Takes Third TT World Title

Tony Martin Takes Third TT World Title

German powerhouse Tony Martin won his third straight UCI World TT Championship. In one of the most hotly anticipated time trials of the year. The Omega Pharma – Quick-Step rider was inseparable from Switzerland’s Fabian Cancellara at the first intermediate split (7.3km) and it
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Omega Pharma-QuickStep: More Signings to Come?

The worst kept secret in professional cycling was officially confirmed last week when Omega Pharma-Quickstep boss Patrick Lefevere announced the signing of Rigoberto Uran. In addition to Uran, who joins from Sky, Lefevere also confirmed the signing of Mark Renshaw from Belkin and
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Tony Martin: Route Choice ‘irresponsible’

With the Tour de France celebrating its centenary this year, you would expect something different, something exciting. But according to Omega Pharma-Quick Step’s Tony Martin the price of that extra frisson of excitement could come at the expense of riders. The two-times defending
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Martin Retains Time Trials Crown

Changeable weather conditions at the World Championship in the Netherlands, with heavy rain pre-race and intermediate showers throughout, made for tough cycling today at the Men’s Time Trials. The 45.7km course, including a wet and unforgiving cobbled opener and treacherous
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Gold Run for Wiggo

With the Men’s Time Trial Bradley Wiggins has won the first of what we hope is a string of cycling golds. In the process he doubled Britain’s gold medal tally, just hours after the host nation won its first event at the London Olympics yesterday.   With his seventh
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TT World Champ Hit by Car

Tony Martin, the Time Trial World Champion, has been involved with a collision with a car during a training ride in Switzerland, fracturing his cheekbone. The 26-year-old reportedly lost consciousness after the impact and was taken to a local hospital in Munsterlingen where it is
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Martin Wins the First Tour of Beijing.

The Inaugural UCI Tour of Beijing has found its first king in the shape of HTC-Highroad’s Tony Martin. The fifth and final stage of the brand new tour was a flat and fast 118km that naturally favored the sprinters and saw Team Katusha’s Russian star Denis Galimzyanov take the
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Beijing Bikes

How many bicycles did Katie Melua say there were in Beijing? However many it was, this week has seen a few more with the staging of the brand-new Tour of Beijing, a five day event that started on Wednesday with an 11.3km ITT stage and will conclude on Sunday with a run from
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