World’s Most Successful Team – For two consecutive years, Team HTC - Highroad, owned and operated by High Road Sports Inc., has been the world’s most winning cycling team. Our international roster of 39 men and women is comprised of talented young cyclists and supported by a leadership group of experienced riders and management. Together, our teams achieved 285 victories in 2008 and 2009 combined, more than any other team. And in 2009, we won 132 races by 22 different athletes.
The Future of the Sport - Team HTC - Highroad is made of top young talent representing the future of the sport. Our team boasts 21 athletes aged 26 and under, making us the youngest team at the top level of professional cycling. We count nine current national titles and six current or former world champions on our roster. We proudly represent national champions of Australia, Germany, Sweden, Denmark, Czech Republic, Italy, Slovakia and Belgium.
Credible Success Through Teamwork – 22 of our 37 riders in 2009 won at least one race, a stunning demonstration of true teamwork that is a unique achievement in pro cycling. We take a leadership role in the fight against doping, and each member of our team adheres to a strict code of conduct through our independent anti-doping program. We are a strong supporter of the UCI Biological Passport program and take concrete action toward ensuring clean competition.
Best Tools, Technology and Methods in Cycling - HTC - Highroad is recognized as a leader in the best technology, practices and methods used in the world of sport. We work closely with our partners to continually improve the products we use, from bike and equipment design to aerodynamic race clothing to nutrition products and sports science methods.
Innovative and Experienced Management – Owned and managed by American entrepreneur Bob Stapleton, Team HTC - Highroad is lead by the world’s most progressive managers from 8 different countries. With more than 250 combined years of racing experience, our international team of managers raced in 41 editions of the Tour de France and count more than 700 individual race victories. They bring their diverse knowledge to meet our team goal of relentless improvement.
2008 and 2009 Team of the Year – For two consecutive years, we have been ranked as the world’s number one team by industry experts including Eurosport, ProCycling magazine, Velonews magazine, and Cyclingnews.com. In 2009, three HTC - Highroad riders were ranked among Eurosport’s Top Ten Cyclists, including Number One-Ranked Mark Cavendish. And the fans spoke clearly, with website polls on at least three continents voting our team “best team” or “favorite team.”