Travis Meyer (cyclist)

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Travis Meyer
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Personal information
Full name Travis Meyer
Born (1989-06-08) 8 June 1989 (age 27)
Viveash, Australia
Team information
Current team Drapac Professional Cycling
Discipline Road and formerly[1] track
Role Rider
Rider type Time Trialist
Amateur team(s)
2008–2009 Southaustralia.com-AIS
Professional team(s)
2010–2011 Garmin–Transitions
2012–2013 GreenEDGE[2]
2014– Drapac Professional Cycling
Major wins
National Road Race Championships (2010)
Infobox last updated on
1 February 2014

Travis Meyer (born 8 June 1989 in Viveash) is an Australian professional racing cyclist, riding for Drapac Professional Cycling.[3] His first Pro Tour race was the 2009 Tour Down Under.[4] At the beginning of 2010 he was the winner of the Australian National Road Race Championships elite road race.[5] His brother Cameron Meyer is also a cyclist, and was a part of the Orica–GreenEDGE team. After four seasons with Orica–GreenEDGE, in October 2015 Travis' brother Cameron Meyer announced that he had joined Team Dimension Data for the 2016 season.

Career highlights[edit]

2006
Junior World Track Championships
1st Jersey rainbow.svg Madison
1st Jersey rainbow.svg Team pursuit
2007
Junior World Track Championships
1st Jersey rainbow.svg Individual pursuit
1st Jersey rainbow.svg Scratch race
1st Jersey rainbow.svg Team pursuit
2008
1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall Tour of Berlin
1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall Tour of Wellington
1st Stages 3 & 7
2009
1st Overall Tour de Perth
1st MaillotAustralia.PNG Team Pursuit National Track Championships
2010
1st MaillotAustralia.PNG National Road Race Championships
5th Gran Premio Nobili Rubinetterie
2015
8th overall Tour de Taiwan[6]
9th Overall Tour de Korea[7]

Grand Tour general classification results timeline

Grand Tour 2012 2013
Pink jersey Giro
Yellow jersey Tour
red jersey Vuelta 165

WD = Withdrew; In Progress = IP

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.velonation.com/News/ID/6824/Travis-Meyer-retires-from-track-racing-plans-to-put-everything-into-road-career.aspx
  2. ^ "Bobridge, Meyer brothers first Australian signings for GreenEdge". Cycling News (Future Publishing Limited). 5 August 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  3. ^ "Drapac announce three more signings". Cyclingnews.com (Future plc). 21 October 2013. Retrieved 18 December 2013. 
  4. ^ "Travis Meyer". Cycling Australia. Retrieved 2009-09-12. 
  5. ^ Meyer solos to elite road title
  6. ^ "Pourseyedigolakhour wins Tour de Taiwan overall". cyclingnews.com. 26 March 2015. Retrieved 27 March 2015. 
  7. ^ "Ewan wins overall at the Tour de Korea". cyclingnews.com. 2 August 2015. Retrieved 5 August 2015. 

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