Columbia-High Road: Team Profile

Mark Cavendish Tour of Qatar 2009

Columbia-High Road

UCI ProTour

Columbia?s win rate in 2008 was nothing short of spectacular. To go from the start of the year without a sponsor to 69 victories over the season was a dream come true for Bob Stapleton?s outfit.

While Mark Cavendish grabbed the headlines with 18 of Columbia?s total, 16 of his team-mates weighed in with wins of their own to confirm this outfit?s strength in depth.

Sprinter Gerald Ciolek and Tour of Germany winner Linus Gerdemann moved on this year, but the likes of Kim Kirchen, Andre Griepel and Michael Rogers will keep the victories rolling in.

As for Cavendish, there is no need to doubt what the Manxman himself says. He is the fastest man in the world.


Michael Albasini

Michael Barry

Marcus Burghardt

Mark Cavendish

Gert Dockx

Bernhard Eisel

Bert Grabsch

Andre Greipel

Edvald Boasson Hagen

Adam Hansen

Greg Henderson

George Hincapie

Kim Kirchen

Craig Lewis

Thomas Lovkvist

Tony Martin

Marco Pinotti

Morris Possoni

Frantisek Rabon

Mark Renshaw

Vicente Reynes

Michael Rogers

Marcel Sieberg

Kanstantsin Sivtsov


Bob Stapleton






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