Ryder Hesjedal’s victory in the 2012 Giro was a surprise to the cycling world, but not to the Garmin team, who’d planned it in meticulous detail. Here’s the story of how Garmin won their first Grand Tour
Being a team player is what it’s all about when riding for a pro squad, and Ryder Hesjedal is the perfect example of this. Crucial to Bradley Wiggins’s great result in the 2009 Tour, Hesjedal explains his key role in Garmin’s success, not forgetting his own big victories.
After a promising early career, David Millar reached his lowest ebb in 2004 when he was slapped with a doping ban. Six years on, the Garmin rider explains how all that was part of the process that has made him the rider — and the man — he is today.