Bernhard Eisel

Four stage wins at the Tour de Suisse Five stage wins at the Tour of Algarve a stage win in the Tour du Limousin a stage win in the Tour of Qatar a stage win in Three Days of De Panne Gent- Wevelgem 2010

Bernhard Eisel ( born February 17, 1981 in Voitsberg, Styria, Austria ) is an Austrian cyclist.


Bernhard Eisel is specialized in the sprint and on cobblestones. He is ten times Austrian Youth Champion and was fifth at the Junior World Championship in Italy 1999. 1997 he won at the Olympic Games for Juniors in Lisbon the title in both the road race and in the mountain time trial.

In 2001 and 2002 he was as a professional in the Mapei team 2003 to 2006 he drove for Francaise des Jeux. The year 2006 started promisingly with some stage wins at the Tour of Algarve and a fifth place at Paris- Roubaix. In the 2006 Tour de France he could place at eight stages in the top 10, just after the Tour he won the old town of Graz criterion and the criterion Europe in Mayrhofen.

For the 2007 season, Bernhard Eisel for Team T -Mobile, which has been renamed to HTC - High Road 2008. After its dissolution in 2012, he decided with his teammate Mark Cavendish to sign a two-year contract with the British cycling team Sky Procycling.

His main triumph so far, he celebrated when he won the Gent- Wevelgem classic in 2010 for.


2006, 2010 and 2012 Eisel was chosen in Austria for " cyclist of the year".



  • 2001-2002 Mapei - Quick Step
  • 2003-2004
  • 2005-2006 Française des Jeux
  • 2007-2011 T- Mobile / High Road / Columbia / HTC
  • 2012 Sky