Felt News

JUNE 2010


Canadian Svein Tuft (pictured) and Brazilian Murilo Fischer led the Garmin-Transitions team efforts at various National Championships around the world last weekend.


France – Americans Christian Vande Velde (pictured) and Tyler Farrar will lead a deep Garmin-Transitions squad at the upcoming Tour de France. The nine-man roster was announced for the July 3-25 stage race, and it’s clearly a team that can shoot for both stage wins and a high General Classification. 

After a successful training camp in the new Area 47 in Ötztal Karl Markt finished off a big week of training with a 6th place in the Austrian MTB Grand Prix at Windhaag on the weekend. 

In the pouring rain the third race of the German Mountain Bike League in the Swabian Albstadt took place last sunday. By Sabine Spitz and Moritz Milatz two German athletes celebrated their first victory of the season. The FELT ÖTZTAL X-BIONIC Worldcup Team achieved four top 15 results. Only Simon Scheiber, who seems to be dogged by bad luck, had to drop out of the race with technical problems in a promising position.
Anna Baylis-Scheiderbauer, who has won the TriStar Germany as an amateur last weekend, has shown at the Bike Festival in Willingen that she is one of the best allrounders.
Iowa – Felt-sponsored triathlete Emma Snowsill surged past fellow Australian Emma Moffat to win the Hy-Vee ITU Triathlon Elite Cup in Des Moines, Iowa, Sunday. Snowsill put in a strong ride on her Felt ZW bike and then a scorching run to win by 16 seconds.
Maryland – New Zealander Terenzo Bozzone continued his 2010 hot streak, scoring his latest win at Sunday’s Ironman 70.3 Eagleman in Cambridge, Maryland. The 25-year-old already has three major wins and a handful of podium finishes since partnering with Felt at the beginning of the season.
The Netherlands – American Tyler Farrar showed he still has the sprinter’s form that carried him to two Giro d’Italia stage wins when he won this weekend’s Delta Tour Zeeland in The Netherlands. Farrar finished second in two stages, and his Garmin-Transitions team helped him defend the lead to win the overall on Sunday.
Switzerland — With David Millar sitting fourth overall at the Critérium Du Dauphiné heading into the final two days of the eight-day stage race in France, the other half of the Garmin-Transitions squad is also poised to start another ProTour event, the June 12-20 Tour de Suisse.
FranceGarmin-Transitions rider David Millar put in a stellar solo effort on the all-new 2011 Felt DA to finish second in Wednesday’s 49km Stage 3 Time Trial at the Dauphiné Libéré stage race in France.