Dan Martin

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 […]


‘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 […]


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 […]


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 […]

Dan Martin: Embracing the role of team leader with new Cannondale-Garmin squad

The new colours and line-up of the Cannondale-Garmin squad were unveiled at the team launch in New York on Wednesday, with the amalgamated Garmin-Sharp and Cannondale outfits coming together to form a squad which has great potential for 2015. One of the leaders will be Irishman Dan Martin, who finished seventh in the Vuelta a […]


How The Season Was Won 2014

There’s more to cycling than crossing the line first—yes, winning is important, but providing critical team support, functioning well under a variety of racing conditions, and keeping the sport exciting and enjoyable to watch throughout the year are all important, too. After all, cycling’s business structure is built on the idea that people are watching. With that in mind, […]


Rocacorba Daily

In today’s edition of the Rocacorba news digest: Modolo takes final stage of Tour of Beijing as Gilbert triumphs overall; Important career success for Gilbert in Tour of Beijing; Movistar hails most successful season ever, secures individual and team victory in WorldTour; Report: Ag2r La Mondiale team earns nearly tenfold publicity return for main sponsor


Il Lombardia winner Martin on odds for Beijing success: ‘hopefully we’re in a much stronger position’

Fourth overall in 2012, runner-up last year and starting the race after winning last Sunday’s Il Lombardia, Dan Martin is probably the hottest favourite for the Tour of Beijing. The Garmin-Sharp rider has come into the race in strong form and will draw on both his climbing ability and also his past experience in the […]

Rocacorba Daily

Good morning and welcome to your Rocacorba Daily news digest. In today’s headlines: Dan Martin turns around season with Il Lombardia Classic win; Bevin wins Tour of Tasmania; Evans ends European career at Il Lombardia; Kwiatowski debuts rainbow jersey; Alonso cycling project has not applied for WorldTour licence; The week in bike; and Rabobank-Liv girls […]