Garmin-Transitions

Garmin-Transitions

Garmin-Sharp (UCI Code: GRS) is a UCI ProTeam established in 2007 out of the TIAA-CREF and 5280 development squads and based in the United States. The directeur sportif and general manager is Jonathan Vaughters, a former rider.

The team has been invited to UCI World Calendar, UCI ProTour and UCI Continental Circuits races such as Tour of Flanders, Gent–Wevelgem and Paris–Roubaix and the Tour de France and Giro d'Italia.

The team's most important victory was in the 2012 Giro d'Italia when Ryder Hesjedal won the general classification. Garmin has previous placed Bradley Wiggins fourth in the 2009 Tour de France, and Christian Vande Velde fifth in the 2008 Tour de France, however, both were subsequently promoted to third and fourth, respectively.

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