Felt News


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.
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.
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.
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.

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.

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.
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.
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.