After a decade of contracts with French teams, Pierre Rolland is set to embark on a fresh start with the American outfit Cannondale Pro Cycling in 2016. The Frenchman is set to co-lead, alongside Andrew Talansky, at the Tour de France where he will receive the full backing of the team, possibly for the first time in his career, according to the team’s CEO and manager Jonathan Vaughters...
Jonathan Vaughters agrees that the current cost structure for teams within professional cycling was one of the factors that drove Oleg Tinkov to decide to leave professional cycling. However the Cannondale-Garmin team manager added that the Russian oligarch helped manipulate a worrying trend in which teams cannot sustain their longevity with the sport. Tinkov announced last week...
Long before he rolled off the start line in the Tour de France, or founded his own successful cycling team, Jonathan Vaughters was a 13-year-old trying to catch a glimpse of the action. The year was 1986. The day was overcast, misty. And the crowds that showed up in Colorado Springs to watch the first world championships on American soil had made it so difficult for Vaughters to...
Via Associated Press
September 11, 2015 | Discuss
Ryder Hesjedal is winding down his eight-year term with Jonathan Vaughters’ Garmin programs, Cannondale-Garmin this year, at the Tour of Alberta before making the move to Trek Factory Racing in 2016. When the Canadian’s season is officially over, and he has taken a much-needed rest, he will begin the necessary preparations for a top result at next year’s Giro d’Italia. Hesjedal...
Vaughters hints Urán will join Cannondale-Garmin for 2016 Rigoberto Urán (Etixx-QuickStep) is expected to join the Cannondale-Garmin team for 2016 after a strong hint via Twitter from team manager Jonathan Vaughters. The Colombian Grand Tour rider has been linked to both Team Sky and Cannondale-Garmin in recent months but seems set to join the US-registered team after Dan Martin...
As the Tour de France drew near, Jonathan Vaughters was still poring over power outputs and training results, trying to determine the nine riders that he would send to represent Cannondale-Garmin at the start line in the Dutch city of Utrecht. Andrew Talansky was a given, his best shot for an overall podium. But by the time Vaughters had finalized the rest of the U.S.-based team...
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July 03, 2015 | Discuss
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