Tag Archives: alex candelario

Farrar – “once you have a bit of momentum, the wins keep on coming”

Posted on 24. Aug, 2012 by .

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Tyler Farrar (Garmin-Sharp) won stage 5 in a bunch sprint. Read what Farrar, Taylor Phinney (BMC), Alessandro Bazzana (Team Type 1-sanofi), Alex Candelario (Optum-KBS) and Hugo Houle (Spidertech) said about the final sprint.

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Creed – the water carrier

Posted on 17. May, 2012 by .

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On stage 3 of the Amgen Tour of California, Alex Candelario (Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies) finished a very close fourth in a bunch sprint behind three very fast men, all on ProTeams. But before tangling at the front for the win, the sprinter had to make his way over three climbs as the pack [...]

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Talking US Pro Tactics And Dreams With Candelario

Posted on 30. May, 2011 by .

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Since the inaugural edition in 2006, the Greenville Hospital System USA Cycling Professional Championship has unfolded differently every year, with the winner emerging from a different move every time; from a long solo attack from a break, to a late attack from a select group in the finishing circuits, to an a blistering attack on [...]

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Talking California With Candelario

Posted on 15. May, 2011 by .

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Thirteen riders have raced in every edition of the Amgen Tour of California since the inaugural race in 2006. One of these riders is Alex Candelario, of Kelly Benefit Strategies-OptumHealth. On the day prior to race start, while the weather was still relatively nice, Cando shared some memories of the previous years including his best [...]

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Candelario Getting Dirty For A Good Cause

Posted on 17. Dec, 2010 by .

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There was a new name showing up in the top 10 of the Elite Men US Cross Championships this past weekend. Well not really a new name but a name that hadn’t been showing up in a long time in results. After ten years of not racing cross, Alex Candelario came back out to get [...]

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Veilleux Wins Glencoe GP, Holloway Takes Stars & Stripes

Posted on 14. Aug, 2010 by .

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Stronger or smarter? That’s the question that was posed to Daniel Holloway (BISSELL) a few minutes after he became the new US Pro Crit Champion at the AT&T USA Cycling Professional Criterium National Championship in Glencoe, IL. “I guess, after it’s all said and done I was definitely a smarter rider today. Ten laps to [...]

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Sheriff Chicchi Outguns Field in Modesto

Posted on 19. May, 2010 by .

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Stage 4 at the Amgen Tour of California followed the expected scenario to a T, the sprinter’s teams let the break dangle only to reel them in with 5 miles to go. What was unexpected today is how hard the stage was, from the start in San Jose to the finish  in Modesto. The field [...]

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Alex Candelario on radio ban and leadership

Posted on 05. Mar, 2010 by .

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Sprinter Alex Candelario of the Kelly Benefit Strategies team chats about the impact of the radio ban and leadership. ““I’m really excited about the radio ban personally speaking and professionally speaking.”

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Alex Candelario – sprinter and surfer

Posted on 28. May, 2009 by .

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Alex Candelario has been cycling professionally for more than six years and is on his second season with the Kelly Benefit Strategies squad. The 34-year old sprinter started relatively late in the sport and feels that he has still many more years to contribute to his team. Candelario shares his thoughts on his team, the state of the US cycling, surfing and more.

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