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Bennett Takes Biggest Victory Of His Career At Beaumont

Posted on 01. Apr, 2011 by .

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Once again, the break stayed away in stage 1 of the Redlands Bicycle Classic, the 120.5 miles (193.2 km) Beaumont Circuit Race. Youngster John Bennett (CalGiant), who got noticed at the MERCO Credit Union Classic Race, outsprinted the two remaining riders in the move to take the win. Lachlan Morton (Chipotle Development Team) was second […]

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Youth Movement At CalGiant/Specialized

Posted on 19. Mar, 2011 by .

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Last year, a rejuvenation took place for the elite amateur squad California Giant/Specialized and what a success it was with breakthrough rider Andrew Talansky. For its tenth year of existence, the team has continued with the youth trend and has taken the mantle of being a development team. “That’s the whole transition over the last […]

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Photo Gallery CalGiant/Specialized Training Ride

Posted on 17. Mar, 2011 by .

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Two weeks, I joined the California Giant/Specialized team at its training camp. On a beautiful day in Northern California, the riders tackled a 5 hours of riding that included Great Basin. Here are some photos from that ride.

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Meet John Bennett

Posted on 10. Mar, 2011 by .

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There are always multiple stories that emerge from a stage race and the MERCO Credit Union Cycling Classic was no exception. One obvious one was the BISSELL domination. Another one was the smart racing of John Bennett of the California Giant Berry Farms/Specialized team. Only on his second year of racing of the road, the […]

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Jacques-Maynes Wins Final Stage And Overall At Merco

Posted on 06. Mar, 2011 by .

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Going into the final stage of the MERCO Credit Union Cycling Classic, the BISSELL team had a solid lock on the GC, holding the top 4 spots with Ben Jacques-Maynes holding the yellow jersey. The only question really going into the tough 120-mile Almond Blossom Road Race was who was going to win the stage. […]

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BISSELL Sweeps Merco Opener

Posted on 03. Mar, 2011 by .

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The BISSELL team dominated the MERCO Credit Union Cycling Classic opener, the 82-mile Merced Immigration District Road Race today. After scoping out the first two laps of the new 12.5-mile loop and grabbing KOM points, the team hit and stacked the 11-rider break with 6 riders. On the final lap, another surge and five riders, […]

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Kaiser Talks Worlds

Posted on 28. Jan, 2011 by .

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Team USA’s Cody Kaiser (CalGiant) talks about the 2011 Cyclocross World Championships course in St Wendel, Germany and more on Friday morning, one day before his U23 race.  In his first year as a U23 racer, Kaiser pre-rode the course on Thursday afternoon and is going into the Worlds with no pressure.

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Miller Looking To Crack Top 10 At Worlds

Posted on 26. Jan, 2011 by .

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American Meredith Miller (CalGiant) was all smiles at the end of the Hoogerheide World Cup where she finished 12th. “Much better today, much better for my head.” she smiled right after crossing the finish line on Sunday. Her last trip to race cross in Europe was, well, a disaster. A disappointing result at the Kalmthout […]

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Miller Talks Belgium And Worlds

Posted on 10. Jan, 2011 by .

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Video. On a beautiful sunny day in California, Meredith Miller (CalGiant) chats about her cross racing in Belgium where she faced some difficulties and her preparation for the Cyclocross World Championships to be held in Sankt Wendel, Germany at the end of the month. Along with her teammate Cody Kaiser, Miller will be returning to Europe to contest the final World Cup in Hoogerheide and then Worlds.

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9 Espoirs For 2011 California Giant/Specialized Team

Posted on 23. Dec, 2010 by .

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Following on its rejuvenation and success in 2010, the amateur squad out of California, CalGiant will be fielding 9 under-23 riders, or espoirs, in 2011. Press release: California Giant Berry Farms, one of the nation’s largest grower-shippers of fresh berries, has sponsored a cycling team for ten years and is proud of the significant growth […]

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