Known for crushing Strava KOMs after his retirement, Phil Gaimon has never been shy about his (or his competitors’) exploits in the domestic peloton.
Whether you know Phil Gaimon as cookie aficionado, KOM stomper, or domestic and WorldTour pro, you may not know about his earliest years. But he's happy to tell you all about them.
Phil Gaimon contends with Girona's loud church bells, enjoys a trip to Nice with his mother, and dines at the best restaurant in the world, Can Roca.
Phil Gaimon makes short work of the Cannondale team's first aid kit in Argentina then heads to France for more early season action.
Phil Gaimon returns to Slipstream's Cannondale team after a year away, with a new perspective after the loss of his father.
Optum's Phil Gaimon walks through the finer points of how to make the most of a race's breakfast buffet — always keep an eye on your toast.
Gaimon wraps up his season in Asia and then tries to avoid making eye contact with his bike during a four-week break from riding
It's funny how the races you focus on and prepare for can go to hell, just like a big result can come by accident, when you least expect it
Phil Gaimon enjoyed riding past redwoods, the ocean, and more during stage 4 at the Tour of California
The Garmin-Sharp rider talks about Rohan Dennis' defeat in a team bet, which he overshadowed with a victory on Mount Diablo
Phil Gaimon recounts his day of being mistaken as a favorite by the press and his friends, and teammate Dennis' no-cussing bet
The Garmin-Sharp rider talks about a pre-race illness and a stage 1 crash that plagued the team in California
When the race starts, the public-relations storm is over, the schedules are issued, and your smart pro goes into "dumb animal mode"
In an excerpt from his forthcoming book, Garmin-Sharp's Phil Gaimon reflects on the day Johnny Sundt taught him a lesson at Univest
Phil Gaimon writes about riding onto the podium at his first race as a member of Garmin-Sharp
The Bissell rider talks about the first two stages at the USA Pro Challenge, which included an unnecessary bottle run for his teammates
Phil Gaimon relays his conversations with Mount Nebo, Jens Voigt, and his legs in the Wasatch mountains
Gaimon shares his thoughts on the second stage in Utah, which featured 10,000 feet of climbing
Bissell rider succumbs to illness at the Amgen Tour of California in roller coaster season
Bissell rider talks about racing in the California heat and bumping handlebars with Tyler Farrar
Bissell rider talks about his hard crash at the San Dimas Stage Race, which left him with a myriad of injuries
Bissell rider talks about team training camp in California, taking home stuff from sponsors and drinking his favorite beverage
With support from family, friends, and his new Bissell team, "Phil the Thrill" is headed to altitude and hoping to leave a yellow jersey behind