Entries by Mike Fogarty

Optygen at 19,000 feet!

‘I’ve been using Optygen from First Endurance for at least 5 or 6 years for bike racing. I looked at the ingredients and thought that it might work well for my mountain guiding at very high elevations. I guided 3 groups up Kilimanjaro last summer and the Optygen worked great until the last trip up and I […]

Cancellara and Team on Dramatic Flanders Victory

First Endurance rider Fabian Cancellara (Trek Factory) defended his Tour of Flanders title today by winning a four-man sprint to the finish.  The 259-kilometer race came down to a riveting, tactical battle as Cancellara had to play a cool hand with no teammates remaining, most victims of crashes that marred the race all day.  The […]

Chris Horner Wins Vuelta a Espana!

First Endurance rider Chris Horner (Radioshack-Trek) won the 2013 Vuelta a Espana. Chris is the first American to win in 68 editions of la Vuelta, riding into Madrid wearing the red leader’s jersey after more than 84 hours of racing. Horner: “I loved this course. When I first saw the design I knew it was […]

Cancellara Wins Vuelta Time-Trial!

After a victorious Classics season last spring, First Endurance rider Fabian Cancellara (Radioshack Trek) showed a return to form in preparation for the upcoming Worlds competition by winning the stage 11 individual time trial in la Vuelta a España on Wednesday. Cancellara: “I’m happy that is over. It was a very hard parcours that was […]

Chris Horner Talks about Winning Stage 10 and Leading Overall at the Vuelta

First Endurance rider Chris Horner (Radioshack-Trek) got his second stage victory and regained the leader’s jersey in the 2013 Vuelta a España today with a heroic solo attack on stage 10 today. Chris Horner: “Movistar did a good job of making an initial selection and then when Nibali attacked hard he made the selection down […]

1st Endurance rider Wins Lotto Decca

First Endurance rider Ellen Van Dijk (Specialized-lululemon) shared the yellow jersey in the final three stages of the Lotto Decca Tour with Van Dijk eventually taking the overall win on Monday. Brennauer took second in stage 3 and moved into yellow only to let it go on the final day back to her teammate. “It […]

Horner Wins Stage 3 and Leads Vuelta a Espana!

First Endurance rider Chris Horner (Radioshack Trek) took a solo victory in the third stage of the Vuelta a España and laid claim to the red leader’s jersey. In the process he became the oldest rider in the history of cycling to win a stage in a Grand Tour. Chris Horner: “It was fantastic today. […]

Specialized-lululemon wins the first stage of Lotto Decca

The 1st Endurance sponsored Specialized-lululemon team had a good start at the Lotto Decca Tour on Friday taking the win in the TTT event. Posting a time of 25.39, they finished 35 seconds ahead of Orica Green Edge. Defending champion Ellen Van Dijk will wear the yellow leaders jersey going into stage two. “It was […]