Dan Martin (cyclist)

Daniel Martin ( born August 20, 1986 in Birmingham, United Kingdom) is an Irish racing cyclist.

Daniel Martin, whose mother, the sister of former world champion and Tour de France winner Stephen Roche and is the father of former British cyclist Neil Martin, was born in the UK and thus has, in addition to Irish and British citizenship. He decided, however, already during his time with the juniors for starting under the Irish license after he had become British champion 2004, nor in the road race in the juniors.

  • 2.1 Grand Tour Ranking



During his time in the age group under 23, which he played in the service of well-known and successful French team VC La Pomme Marseille, could Daniel Martin, who was considered early on as a great talent for overcoming climbs, draw attention to themselves with some very good results He won a stage in the 2006 stage race Giro della Valle d' Aosta and was second in the overall standings. The following year he was able to once again win a stage and to secure fourth place in the overall standings as well as the points classification. At the Tour des Pays de Savoie 2007 he won a section, and so could the overall standings to decide for themselves; He also was second twice on stages of Ronde de l' Isard, which he finished in fourth place in the overall standings. End of the 2007 season he rode in the U.S. Professional Continental Team Slipstream as a stagiaire and signed his first professional contract for the following season.

First years as a professional

His first full season as a professional denied Martin thus 2008 for Garmin - Chipotle presented by H3O and immediately presented the first successes with a stage win and winning the overall title of the French stage race Route du Sud, winning the Irish Championship in road racing and a Fourth place in the overall standings of the Tour of Britain. In 2009, he was previously the youth classification of Mediterranean Tour to decide for themselves, a stage race, which he was able to finish third in the overall standings.

In 2013 he won the spring classic Liege -Bastogne- Liege and the 9th stage of the Tour de France from Saint- Girons to Bagneres -de- Bigorre.


  • United Kingdom British Champion in the road race (Juniors )
  • A stage in the Giro della Valle d' Aosta ( U23 )
  • A stage and point scoring Giro della Valle d' Aosta ( U23 )
  • A stage and Appreciation Tour des Pays de Savoie ( U23 )
  • Mountains classification Ronde de l' Isard ( U23 )
  • Ireland Irish champion in the road race
  • Youth classification Mediterranean cruise
  • Appreciation and a stage of the Tour of Poland
  • Tre Valli Varesine
  • Japan Cup
  • Giro della Toscana
  • 2nd place overall and a stage Tour of Poland
  • A stage of the Vuelta a España 2011
  • A stage and Appreciation Volta Ciclista a Catalunya
  • Liege -Bastogne- Liege
  • A stage of the Tour de France

Grand Tour Ranking


  • WD: withdrawal, the driver has the tour canceled after a stage


  • 2007 Slipstream - Chipotle ( Stagiaire )
  • 2008 Garmin - Chipotle
  • 2009 Garmin - Slipstream
  • 2010 Garmin -Transitions
  • 2011 Team Garmin - Cervélo
  • 2012 Garmin -Sharp
  • 2013 Garmin Sharp