Talking California With Day

Talking California With Day

Australian Ben Day of the Kenda/5-Hour Energy p/b GearGrinder team, has raced all but one of the Amgen Tour of California since the inaugural race in 2006.  While the fans were celebrating the start of stage 3 in Auburn, Day shared some memories of the previous years including the best and worst, and more. Watch…

Blood, Sweat And Tears For Day

One year ago, Ben Day was sitting on the top of the moon. His long-time dream of racing in Europe at the top-level seemed to be within his grasp with the Pegasus Sports project. He had just won the overall at the San Dimas Stage Race and was about to embark on a very successful…

Day Shines Again In San Dimas

Australian Ben Day did it again at San Dimas Stage Race. He and his new squad, the Kenda/5-Hour Energy team, reeled in every move in the 90-minute Incycle/Cannondale Old Town Grand Prix to bring it down to a bunch sprint. Day was never worried as his boys as he calls them had everything in control.…

Day Does It Again At San Dimas TT

For the third year in a row, Ben Day set the fastest time at the 6 km (3.74 mi) Chaffey Auto Body Mountain Time Trial to grab the leader’s jersey after the first stage of the San Dimas Stage Race. Day stopped the clock at 12:48.74 after climbing the twisty road beating his time from…

Fly V Australia In The Hunt For a Stage Win

The Fly V Australia team came into the Amgen Tour of California with a plan to showcase the team, to prove that they belong on the international cycling scene. The Continental team is on a trajectory to become the first Australian Pro Tour team. “We’ve shown that we’re the strongest team in the US this…

Tour of the Gila Press Conference

Video of the pre-race press conference at the Tour of the Gila with Levi Leipheimer (Mellw Johnny’s), Rory Sutherland (UnitedHealthcare p/b Maxxis), Ben Day and Phil Zajicek (Fly V Australia), Shelley Evans (Peanut Butter Co TWENTY12), Katheryn Curi Mattis (Webcor Builders), Carmen Small (Colavita/Baci), ALison Powers (Team VBF), Merdith miller (TIBCO/To The Top). Chat with Andrew Talansky (CalGiant)

News roundup

News from Support The Tour of Missouri, the TD Bank Philadelphia International Cycling Championship and the Air Force Cycling Classic’s Crystal City Cup. Domestic teams, Kelly Benefits, Jelly Belly and Team Type 1, racing internationally. TIBCO/To The Top heading over to Europe for Flanders. And racing in the US should be ‘tight’ this year maybe as tight as ‘a bee’s dick’.

Fly V Delivers Redlands to Day

For the second weekend in a row, the Fly V Australia team defended the yellow jersey of Ben Day against all to win the overall at the Redlands Bicycle Classic, the traditional NRC opener. Alejandro Borrajo (Jamis/Sutter Home) sprinted to win the final stage, the Sunset Road Race. Updated with photos

Journey to the ProTour for Ben Day

Australian Ben Day came out swinging at the San Dimas Stage Race, winning the opening time trial and successfully defending it until the end with the support of his teammates on the Fly V Australia team. We sat down a day after his victory to talk about his and his team’s future, where our conversation…

Clarke sprints and Day repeats

The third and final stage of the men’s San Dimas Stage Race, the 90-minute Incycle/Cannondale Old Town Grand Prix was a controlled affair,  well until the final lap that is. The Fly V Australia team of yellow jersey Ben Day kept a tight leash on things, keeping the pace high  making sure that nothing threatened their…

Benjamin and Sutherland sprint to the win in San Dimas

Kelly Benjamin (Colavita/Baci) outsprinted her breakmates for the win at the San Dimas Hospital Road Race. Rory Sutherland (UnitedHealthcare) made his move on the final climb to take the win. Ben Day (Fly V Australia) and Mara Abbott (Peanut Butter Co TWENTY12) retain the yellow jersey with one stage left. Updated with photos.