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Evelyn Stevens Wins Tough Uphill Time Trial

Posted on 18. May, 2013 by .

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The Amgen Tour of California Women’s Time Trial was a battle between Evelyn Stevens (Specialized-lululemon) and Alison Powers (NOW and Novartis for MS) who started 30 seconds behind Stevens. Powers made her move on the technical descent and was able to catch Stevens mid way through the course. Stevens was able to ride away from [...]

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Jade Wilcoxson (Optum-KBS) at Sea Otter Classic

Jade Wilcoxson – Year Two and Still Winning

Posted on 30. Apr, 2013 by .

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Optum Pro Cycling p/b Kelly Benefit Strategy’s Jade Wilcoxson is continuing her winning ways. Wilcoxson not only won the opening crit stage at the Sea Otter Classic but also the next day’s road race stage. She finished the Sea Otter Classic with a 3rd overall and the Sprint jersey. “Sea Otter is training for Gila,“ [...]

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Rachel Heal and her Optum-KBS team meet prior to a stage at the 2012 Tour of the Gila

Rachel Heal: Team Focused and Risk Taker

Posted on 23. Apr, 2013 by .

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Bruce Bochy, the manager of the San Francisco Giants, had to make several risky moves on the road to two MLB World  Series Championships in three years. Three years ago, Bochy started a rookie, Buster Posey, in the critical catcher position. Posey went on to become Rookie of the Year. Last year Bochey gambled  again [...]

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Wilcoxson Wins Blue Ribbon Alpine Challenge

Posted on 23. Aug, 2012 by .

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Neo-pro Jade Wilcoxson of the Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies squad put in another impressive display in her breakthrough year yesterday taking the win at the  Blue Ribbon Alpine Challenge in Aspen, Colorado yesterday. Alison Powers of NOW and Novartis for MS was second and Wilcoxson’s teammate Leah Kirchmann, third. “It was a fun race [...]

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Wilcoxson – “My goals coming into the season was to have fun with racing and to be a great team mate.”

Posted on 15. Aug, 2012 by .

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Jade Wilcoxson (Optum Pro Cycling p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies) has had a successful year for any professional rider, let alone a neo-pro rider. After only a couple of years racing in the amateur ranks, Wilcoxson signed with her very first professional team. She wasted little time in making her presence known.

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Kristin Armstrong Easily Defends Women’s Time Trial Invitational

Posted on 17. May, 2012 by .

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Defending Champion, Kristin Armstrong (Exergy TWENTY12), dominated the Bakersfield time trial course finishing in under 40 minutes. She easily won the Second Annual Amgen Tour of California Women’s Time Trial Invitational. The women’s field raced the same course as the men’s Stage 5 time trial, 29.7 km with an 8% climb at the end on [...]

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Small – “it was good tactics for us today”

Posted on 03. May, 2012 by .

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Reaction from Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies teammates Carmen Small and Jade Wilcoxson who finished second and third on stage 1 of the SRAM Tour of the Gila. Wilcoxson is also sprint leader.

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Wilcoxson Wins Sea Otter Circuit Race

Posted on 17. Apr, 2011 by .

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Jade Wilcoxson (Landshark/Flywheel) gave herself quite the birthday gift when she avoided a crash in the final sprint to the line to win the Sea Otter Circuit Race ahead of Sam Schneider (TIBCO/To The Top) and Flavia Oliveira (Project Cycling Women). Winner of the three previous stages, Kristin Armstrong (Peanut Butter & Co Twenty12) finished [...]

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