Felt News

FEBRUARY 2010

2/27/2010
Belgium — Garmin-Transitions rider Tyler Farrar kicked off his 2010 Spring Classics campaign with a strong third-place finish at Omloop Het Nieuwsblad (formerly Het Volk) on Saturday. Racing on Belgian cobblestones for the first time this season, Farrar charged to the front of a chase group near the end of the 204-kilometer race, scoring the final podium spot behind Spaniard Juan Antonio Flecha and German Heinrich Haussler.
2/19/2010
Oman—Australian Time Trial National Champion Cameron Meyer showed off his considerable talent for racing against the clock with a third-place finish against some of the world’s top pros in Friday’s final stage of the Tour of Oman. The 22-year-old Garmin-Transitions rider finished just behind Time Trial World Champion Fabian Cancellara to take the final podium spot and move up to third place overall in the final GC standings.
2/15/2010
Oman—Tyler Farrar scored another second place on his Felt F1 in the Persian Gulf Monday, this time at Stage 2 of the Tour of Oman.
2/12/2010
Qatar—Garmin-Transitions rider Tyler Farrar finished the week strong at the Tour of Qatar stage race, barely missing the victory with a second-place in Friday’s final stage from Al Wakra to Doha Cornich.
2/8/2010

Impressive presentation of the Team FELT ÖTZTAL X-BIONIC

The presentation of the unique Team FELT ÖTZTAL X-BIONIC on Wednesday evening has exceeded all expectations. Nearly 90 minute long a varied program was offered to the guests, the pressmen and the sponsors.

2/7/2010
Qatar — The Garmin-Transitions squad opened the Tour of Qatar stage race on a high note, finishing second in Sunday’s Team Time Trial. On a typically blustery day in Qatar, which sits on the northern coast of the Arabian Peninsula, the team covered the 8.2-kilometer course in 9:49, 8 seconds behind the first-place Team Sky.
2/5/2010
Garmin-Transitions’ lead sprinter, American Tyler Farrar, will test his early-season form in the Persian Gulf this week, as he kicks off his 2010 season with the Tour of Qatar stage race. The roads of this six-day race, which starts with a team time trial on Sunday, are mostly flat with the main challenge being the punishing winds that buffet this area on the northern coast of the Arabian Peninsula.
2/1/2010
January is training camp season for pro road teams, and the Garmin-Transitions squad just wrapped up a two-week camp in Spain. Riders tested out new Felt bikes, endured a bit of rain, and put in some long miles together as they got reacquainted before the 2010 season heats up.