Christian Meier

CyclingTips Podcast, Episode 18: How Girona became a pro cycling Mecca

Professional cycling is a fully international sport with countless nationalities of riders members of the WorldTour and Pro Continental ranks. However clusters of riders are centred in various locations, including Monaco, Andorra, Lucca, and Colorado. One of the biggest hotbeds is in the small Spanish city of Girona, an hour northeast of Barcelona. Over 120 …


La Fabrica Girona: Where everyone knows your name

Amber and Christian Meier opened La Fabrica slightly more than two months ago in their adopted European home of Girona, Spain. Christian, a professional cyclist for Orica-GreenEdge, is something of a coffee aficionado while Amber is best described as a host extraordinaire – gifted with the ability of warmly making people welcome. They’ve combined their …


White lays out Orica’s Tour targets; Wiggins, Evans won’t move to team

The Orica GreenEdge team has said that Michael Matthew’s injury-provoked withdrawal from the squad for this year’s Tour makes its goals harder to achieve, but that it will nevertheless strive for a very successful race. “There are a few stages there that the combination between Gerrans and Matthews would have worked very well, starting Sunday,” …


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