Dan Martin to lead Garmin at Tour of Britain
Daniel Martin, Tour du Haut Var 2010, stage 2
Dan Martin will lead the Garmin Transistions team at the Tour of Britain next month. The British born Irishman will be joined by sprinter Robbie Hunter and multiple track world champion Cameron Meyer.
Martin won the recent Tour of Poland, both his and Garmin's biggest result of the year. Yesterday he added the prestigious Tre Valli Varesine one-day race in Italy to his palmares, but any form Martin is carrying in to the tail end of the season may be of no use to the climber without any hills long enough for him to make a difference.
Last year Garmin were lead by Bradley Wiggins, although the Brit pulled out early in the race as he looked ahead to the world championship time trial.
Also in the Garmin preliminary line-up for The Tour are brothers Travis and Cameron Meyer, the current Australian National Road Race and Time Trial Champions respectively. Cameron is also the current World Champion in the Team Pursuit, Madison and Points Race disciplines on the track.
Provisional Garmin - Transitions Pro Cycling Team line-up for The Tour of Britain:
Murilo Fischer; Robbie Hunter; Dan Martin; Martijn Maaskant; Cameron Meyer; Travis Meyer
Reserves: Timothy Duggan; Ricardo Van der Velde; Johan van Summeren
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