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Young, Mackie Win Glencoe Grand Prix

Posted on 26. Jun, 2011 by .

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Neo-pro Eric Young (BISSELL) took the first NRC win of his career at the Glencoe Grand Prix, besting Anibal Borrajo (Jamis/Sutter Home) and Ken Hanson (Jelly Belly) in the bunch sprint. Young stayed glued to his teammate David Williams‘ wheel¬† on the final lap before unleashing his sprint. “With one to go, Dave did awesome, […]

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Make That Four For UHC At NVGP

Posted on 18. Jun, 2011 by .

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Another stage, another win for UnitedHealthcare at Nature Valley Grand Prix. But tonight at the Uptown Minneapolis Criterium, they had to work very hard to keep it under control. Stage 4, 40 laps around a 6-corner, flat course started off fast and aggressive and it stayed that way until the end. Nick Frey (Jamis/Sutter Home) […]

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Confident Wamsley Aims For Philly

Posted on 04. Jun, 2011 by .

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Before the start of the season, Kyle Wamsley (BISSELL) adjusted his training to peak in the May/June timeframe with his sights set on Philly. The TD Bank Philadelphia International Championship is a top priority for the Pennsylvania native. He seems to have timed it perfectly. After a tough day of racing in the heat in […]

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The DS Corner – Post California

Posted on 25. May, 2011 by .

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A simple question ‘Are you satisfied’ to four of the Continental teams DS on the last day of the Amgen Tour of California. See what Jonas Carney (Kelly Benefit Strategies-OptumHealth), Frankie Andreu (Kenda/5-Hour Energy), Danny Van Haute (Jelly Belly) and Omer Kem (BISSELL) had to say.

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Ride Along In The Caravan On Stage 7

Posted on 22. May, 2011 by .

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Ride along in the BISSELL team car in stage 7 of the Amgen Tour of California, the Queen Stage from Claremont to Mt Baldy. Video.

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A Matter Of Survival On The Queen Stage

Posted on 22. May, 2011 by .

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While a few were battling at the front for glory on the Queen Stage of the Amgen Tour of California, for most, it was a matter of surviving the tough and hard stage to not be time cut and be able to fight one more day. With words from Sergio Hernandez (Jelly Belly) and Andy Jacques-Maynes (BISSELL)

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Vennell Cracks Top 10 In Solvang

Posted on 21. May, 2011 by .

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Jeremy Vennell of the BISSELL rode his way into 8th place, 59 seconds down from stage winner David Zabriskie (Garmin-Ceverlo), making him the only domestic rider on a Continental team to not only crack the top 20 but the top 10 on the Amgen Tour of California Time Trial. Does that prove that he is […]

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Climbers Test Themselves On Sierra Road

Posted on 19. May, 2011 by .

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At the start of stage 3, all eyes were looking up the road, literally, with not only the first mountain-top finish of the race but the first KOM points attributed due to the canceled and shortened earlier stages. The climbers and GC contenders would now come out to the front of the race and at the end of 81-mile (131-km) stage some would be disappointed. With Canadian Champion Will Routley (Spidertech p/w C10), Tyler Wren (Jamis/Sutter Home) and Chris Baldwin (BISSELL).

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Anatomy Of A Break

Posted on 18. May, 2011 by .

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Stage 3 at the Amgen Tour of California played out as expected, the early break was reeled in by the charging peloton, ramping up the speed for the final bunch sprint. But there’s a lot more to it than that, let’s take a closer look at the tactics of the breakaway, with insights from Christian Meier (UnitedHealthcare) and Andy Jacques-Maynes (BISSELL).

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Talking California With Ben Jacques-Maynes

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 Ben Jacques-Maynes, of BISSELL Pro Cycling. On the day prior to race start, while the weather was still relatively nice, BJM shared some memories of the previous years including his best […]

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