La Gazzetta dello Sport: Bruseghin dreams of Giro TT win
Marzio Bruseghin tells La Gazzetta he would have been on the podium at the 2010 Vuelta a España had he not crashed and talks about his hopes for the 2011 season, hinting that Movistar might put Franco Pellizotti on its payroll: “I would like to win the time trial at Nevegal at the Giro. My house is on one of the climbs and it’s in the area where I go hunting.”
NZPA: Henderson chases road title
Team Sky’s Greg Henderson will travel to his native New Zealand to contest for the national championships, he tells NZPA: “It would be lovely to win. There’s not a lot of us on the ProTour and so to have the jersey on the ProTour would help put us on the map. I’d love to win it and being a sprinter there’s likely to be a few times that I would be going over the line first with the New Zealand jersey on my back. Mind you it is going to be a hard jersey to win.”
Eurosport: A season of new talent on the rise
Eurosport examines the likes of Ritchie Porte and Peter Sagan, two new pros to watch after enjoying a breakout season in a third in a series looking back at the 2010 season.
New Zealand Herald: Kiwi talent pedaling their way to the top
More than 50 New Zealanders are currently on overseas contracts; mainly on the road but also on mountain, BMX and track bikes. That figure is unprecedented, as more Kiwis plot a professional path in a sport once seen as the domain of Europeans.
Garmin-Cervelo: Full roster announced
Slipsteam Sports, the owner of the new combined team, releases its men’s and women’s teams rosters in a press release Monday. “Slipstream Sports, LLC, is poised for what could be its biggest year yet and today unveiled its roster for 2011 Team Garmin-Cervélo, comprised of 39 of the world’s best men and women hailing from 16 countries.” Men: Jack Bobridge (AUS), Tom Danielson (USA), Julian Dean (NZ), Tyler Farrar (USA), Murilo Fischer (BRA), Roger Hammond (GB), Heinrich Hausler (AUS), Ryder Hesjedal (CAN), Thor Hushovd (NOR), Andreas Klier (GER), Michel Kreder (NED), Brett Lancaster (AUS), Christophe Le Mével (FRA), Daniel Lloyd (GB), Martijn Maaskant (NED), Dan Martin (IRL), Cameron Meyer (AUS), Travis Meyer (AUS), David Millar (GB), Ramunas Navardauskas (LT), Tom Peterson (USA), Gabriel Rasch (NOR), Peter Stetina (USA), Andrew Talansky (USA), Christian VandeVelde (USA), Sep Vanmarcke (BEL), Johan Van Summeren (BEL), Matt Wilson (AUS), David Zabriskie (USA). Women: Lizzie Armitstead (GB), Noemi Cantele (ITA), Jessie Daams (BEL), Sharon Laws (GB), Lucy Martin (GB), Emma Pooley (GB), Alex Rhodes (AUS), Carla Ryan (AUS), Trine Schmidt (DK), Iris Slappendel (NED)