1st Endurance rider Wins Tour Down Under

Adelaide, Australia, 24th January 2010 – First Endurance rider Andre Greipel (HTC-Columbia) secured his second overall win of the Santos Tour Down Under on Sunday becoming one of only two riders who have won the event more than once. Greipel won the race on his first attempt in 2008, crashed out in the leaders jersey […]

Athlete Feedback #3

Just thought I’d give a few words of praise for Optygen… I am on the La Sportiva Mountain Running Team and since starting to use Optygen in May, I have increased the volume and intensity of my training significantly. I have found that I have been able to recover much quicker from long runs and […]

Cavendish Wins Stage 2 in Ireland!

First Endurance rider Mark Cavendish (Columbia-HTC) sprinted to his twenty-first victory of the season in stage two of the Tour of Ireland on Saturday.  ”It’s always good to win,” Cavendish said afterwards, “and though it was a tough finish we managed to take control of things with two kilometres to go.  ”It was a team […]

First Endurance Rider Wins Tour of Austria

First Endurance rider Michael Albasini (Columbia-HTC) was crowned the overall winner in the Tour of Austria on Sunday, while teammate Andre Greipel added to the team’s celebrations by blasting to victory in the final stage.   Albasini moved into the lead thanks to his victory in the second day’s racing to the mountain top finish of Kitzbüheler […]

Astana Blows Tour Apart on Stage 7

The First Endurance sponsored Astana Cycling team shredded the field on the mountain top finish at  Andorre Arcalis today.  After his team mates set a blistering pace up the final climb, Alberto Contador took off on his own in pursuit of the remnants of the early breakaway.  When the dust settled, Contador had moved up […]