Team Columbia

Address:

Team Columbia
425 O'Connor Way
San Luis Obispo
California, 93405
(USA)

Phone : (+1) 805 545 7942
Fax     : (+1) 805 784 0163
E-Mail : info@highroadsports.com
Web   : www.highroadsports.com
    

Staff and Business :

General Manager: Bob Stapleton
Manager: Bruce Carmdelle
Sport Directors: Rolf Aldag, Tristan Hoffman, Alan Peiper, Jan Schaffrath, Brian Holm, Valerio Piva .
Mechanic: Benny Devcich
Sponsor: Columbia: clothing company
Bikes: Giant TCR Advanced SL (Shimano)

Rider Birthdate Nation Former Team
Michael BARRY 18.12.75 CAN
Edvald BOASSON HAGEN 17.05.87 NOR Team Maxbo Bianchi
Marcus BURGHARDT 30.06.83 GER
Mark CAVENDISH 21.05.86 GBR
Gerald CIOLEK 19.09.86 GER
Scott DAVIS 22.04.79 AUS
John DEVINE 02.11.85 USA Discovery Channel
Bernhard EISEL 17.02.81 AUT
Linus GERDEMANN 16.09.82 GER
Bert GRABSCH 19.06.75 GER
AndrÚ GREIPEL 16.07.82 GER
Roger HAMMOND 30.01.74 GBR
Adam HANSEN 11.05.81 AUS
Gregory HENDERSON 10.09.76 NZL
George HINCAPIE 29.06.73 USA Discovery Channel
Kim KIRCHEN 03.07.78 LUX
Andreas KLIER 15.01.76 GER
Servais KNAVEN 06.03.71 NED
Craig LEWIS 01.10.85 USA Team Slipstream
Thomas LÍVKVIST 04.04.84 SWE Franšaise des Jeux
Tony MARTIN 23.04.85 GER ThŘringer Energie Team
Marco PINOTTI 25.02.76 ITA
Morris POSSONI 01.07.84 ITA Lampre-Fondital
Frantisek RABON 26.09.83 CZE
Vicente REYNES MIMO 30.07.81 ESP Caisse d'Epargne
Michael ROGERS 20.12.79 AUS
Marcel SIEBERG 30.04.82 GER Team Milram
Kanstantsin SIUTSOU 09.08.82 BLR Barloworld
Bradley WIGGINS 28.04.80 GBR Cofidis

The following Riders left the team:

Eric Baumann (Team Sparkasse), Lorenzo Bernucci (suspended), Giuseppe Guerini (Retired),
Serhiy Honchar (Preti Mangimi), AndrÚ Korff (Team Volksbank), Axel Merckx (Retired),
Aaron Olson (Bissell Pro Cycling Team), Jakob Piil (Retired), Stephan Schreck (Gerolsteiner),
Patrik Sinkewitz (suspended), Thomas Ziegler (Retired).

Remark:Based on T-Mobile Team 2007. Changed Team name from Highroad to Columbia according to the new sponsor just in time for the TOUR.

Trainees 2008

Rider Birthdate Nation
Gert DOCKX 04.07.88 BEL
Andrea PIECHELE 29.06.87 ITA

Thanks to Theo Muller for source data and input