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Utsunomiya, Japan - Irishman Dan Martin took an impressive win on Sunday at the Japan Cup Road Race.  The Garmin-Transitions rider was able to gain an insurmountable lead with 37km to go and soloed to victory.  Martin has already scored victories this year at the Tre Valli Varesine semi classic and at the Tour of Poland, where he also won the general classification.
One of the final races of the year, the Japan Cup consisted of a challenging 151km circuit course that tested riders' late season form.  Riders faced the 10 percent Kogashi climb a total of 11 times, and it proved to be the decisive feature of the race. 
Regarded as a fierce climber, Martin attacked on the Kogashi with three laps remaining.  
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Les Herbiers, FranceGarmin-Transitions rider David Millar continued his strong time trial form and added another victory to his palmarès with his win at the Chrono des Nations.  Coming off Gold in the Commonwealth Games Time Trial and Silver at the World Championship Time Trial, Millar scored his 4th time trial victory of the year in dominant fashion, setting the course record, and beating his nearest rival by more than two minutes.

The previous record, set by Laszlo Bodrogi in 2007, was 59:18 over the 49km course.  Millar completed the same course in 58:53, besting the record by 25 seconds despite a headwind over the final 10km.
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New Delhi, India - After scoring a Bronze in the Road Race, David Millar told the media that he wanted Gold in the Commonwealth Games Time Trial.  On Wednesday, he accomplished his goal, covering the 40km course along the Noida Expressway in 47:19.  Millar beat his nearest rival by 55 seconds, and won Scotland's fifth Gold Medal in the XIX Commonwealth Games.

For David Millar, one of the top time trialists in the world, 2010 has been a career year.  Millar won time trials in the Three Days of de Panne and Criterium International stage races, and podiumed in the Criterium du Dauphine time trial and the Tour de France Prologue.  Just last week, Millar took Silver in the World Time Trial Championship.
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Delhi, India –  Felt Sponsored track rider Zach Bell and Garmin-Transitions rider David Millar scored podiums this week at the XIXth Commonwealth Games.  Canada’s Zach Bell won bronze in the Men’s 20km Scratch Race aboard a Felt TK1.  In the qualifying heat, Bell was able to lap the entire field.

Riding for Scotland, David Millar was able to score a bronze in the 167 km Men’s Road Race.  In a race that saw 78 of the 133 starters drop out, Millar was nearly able to take the win on his Felt F-Series bike. 
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