Patrick Gretsch

HTC strikes first in Colorado with Gretsch’s prologue win; Vande Velde second

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (VN) — HTC-Highroad's men's team, in the final half year of its existence, continues to post top results. On a sweltering day with Pikes Peak as a backdrop, the team's 24-year-old German time trial specialist, Patrick Gretsch, powered to a win here Monday on the largely downhill 5.2-mile prologue of the first USA Pro Cycling Challenge.

Transfer season: Patrick Gretsch to leave HTC for Skil-Shimano

PARIS (AFP) — Young German time trial specialist Patrick Gretsch will leave HTC-Highroad at the end of this season to join Skil-Shimano for two seasons. Gretsch, 24, is a two-time medalist at the U23 time trial world championships, and this year won the prologue at the Ster ZLM Toer. He rode his first grand tour this […]