Dan Martin

Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Tom Dumoulin takes Vuelta lead after summit victory on stage 9; Lizzie Armitstead wins GP de Plouay-Bretagne World Cup; Alexander Kristoff wins GP Ouest France – Plouay; Marc Soler wins the Tour de l’Avenir, Jack Haig second overall; Tony Martin secures overall victory in the […]

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Dan Martin, van Garderen, Bouhanni and Boeckmans out of Vuelta a España after big bunch crash

Overall contenders Dan Martin and Tejay van Garderen have been forced to withdraw from the Vuelta a España as a result of a massive crash which took down many riders during Saturday’s eighth stage. The duo was amongst many fallers in the accident, which occurred with just over 50 kilometres to go. The bunch was […]

“The arrival of Dan Martin is an important moment for the team”: two year deal with Etixx-QuickStep

After many weeks of speculation linking him to the team, Etixx – Quick-Step has confirmed that Classic specialist and stage race rider Dan Martin has inked a two year deal with the squad. Martin has competed the entirety of his pro career with the Slipstream/Cannondale-Garmin squad but has decided that it is time for change. […]

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Martin’s agent Berkhout on departure from Cannondale-Garmin: ‘Sometimes you have to change team to make the next step’

With an announcement confirming his move to Etixx – Quick-Step thought to be imminent, Dan Martin’s agent Eelco Berkhout has said that it was time for the Irishman to turn a page in the sport and move on to new things. “If you are a sportsman and you are eight years in the same team, […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Tim Wellens wins the Eneco Tour; Rein Taaramae claims overall title at the Arctic Race of Norway; Elisa Longo Borghini wins La Route de France; Alexander Geniez secures overall at Tour de l’Ain; Megan Guarnier wins Ladies Tour of Norway; Paddy Bevin wins the Tour […]

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Martin: Contract talks ongoing during Tour, Cannondale-Garmin rider keeps focus on stage win

PAU, France (CT) – Having placed second and fourth on the Mur de Bretagne and Mur de Huy stages respectively, Dan Martin has said that he is completely committed to landing a victory later in the Tour and that he is keeping contract considerations separate to that. “I never use that as motivation,” he told […]

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‘On paper it is a really good finish for me:’ Martin hunting stage win on Mur de Bretagne

RENNES, France (CT) – He went close to a second career stage win when he finished fourth on stage three to the Mur de Huy. Now Dan Martin will try once again when he fights for victory on the Tour de France’s eighth stage on Saturday. The Cannondale-Garmin rider believes that the Mur de Bretagne […]

Vaughters on Cannondale-Garmin’s Tour approach: “Mix it up a bit, throw in some crazy tactics”

Heading towards the Tour de France with three strong riders likely to share top billing, Cannondale-Garmin’s CEO Jonathan Vaughters has promised an aggressive approach, with the American team looking to shake up the more controlled tactics favoured by the big GC teams. Cannondale-Garmin has employed such a strategy in the past, most notably on stage […]

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Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the Daily News Digest: UCI Licence Commission states withdrawal of Astana licence would not have been proportionate; US government wants to question Armstrong’s girlfriend over his lying; Martin reveals extent of Liège-Bastogne-Liege injuries; Contador says making history is crucial for him, sees Giro/Tour double as way to do that; Brailsford gives […]

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Martin promises to keep chasing race lead after taking third on stage three of Volta a Catalunya

Third on Wednesday’s stage three of the Volta a Catalunya, Dan Martin has said that trying to pay tribute to the victims of Tuesday’s plane crash was a big motivation for the team and that he and the other Cannondale-Garmin riders would aim high on Thursday’s toughest stage. Martin finished third behind solo winner Domenico […]