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Anthony Wins Univest Grand Prix Doylestown Criterium

Posted on 18. Sep, 2011 by .

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Jesse Anthony of Kelly Benefit Strategies-OptumHealth was the catalyst for a relentless Univest Grand Prix Doylestown Criterium, winning the race, the sprinters jersey, and the overall weekend title after attacking, staying away for multiple laps, and taking the sprint out of a decimated field Sunday. Anthony outsprinted Jackie Simes (Jamis/Sutter Home) and Robin Carpenter (BikeReg.com) [...]

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Holloway Down But Not Out

Posted on 20. Aug, 2011 by .

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It’s been a tough year for Daniel Holloway with an injury,serious saddle sores and a staph infection. The combination of all these made it difficult to do his job with his Kelly Benefit Strategies-OptumHealth team. “It’s hard, when you go to a race and you’re the go-to guy. Even if you’re not the go-to guy, [...]

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Kelly Benefit Strategies-OptumHealth Journeys to “Heart of Cycling” for Six Race Campaign

Posted on 19. Aug, 2011 by .

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Kelly Benefit Strategies-OptumHealth Pro Cycling will head to Brussels, Belgium later this week following the USPRO Criterium Championship to tackle a six race series of grueling one-day events. Hot off a stage win for Jesse Anthony and a top-12 finish for Andy Bajadali at last week’s UCI 2.1 ranked Tour of Utah, an eight-man team [...]

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Kelly Benefit Strategies-OptumHealth Signs Top Elite Amateur Chad Haga

Posted on 03. Aug, 2011 by .

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Always a firm believer in the power of late-season athlete acquisitions, Kelly Benefit Strategies-OptumHealth Pro Cycling Performance Director Jonas Carney further bolstered the team’s roster with the signing of Chad Haga this week, a hard-charging elite amateur formerly of Team Rio Grande Racing. “We’ve been keeping an eye on Chad since the early season,” said [...]

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Anthony Takes Yellow, Van Ulden Wins Explosive Stage At NVGP

Posted on 18. Jun, 2011 by .

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KABOOM. Chinks, small chinks but chinks none the less, were seen in the UnitedHealthcare armor on Friday evening and the other teams were ready to take advantage of them in Friday’s Menomonie Road Race, stage 5 at the Nature Valley Grand Prix. The Kelly Benefit Strategie-Optumhealth team made it an all or nothing stage and [...]

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Focus On the Road For Anthony (part two)

Posted on 13. Jun, 2011 by .

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In part one of our interview Jesse Anthony, of the Kelly Benefit Strategies-OptumHealth team, explained his decision to focus on the road over cross racing with a long-term goal of racing full-time in Europe. Part two discusses his increased motivation to win and how he handles the stress and fatigue of his job.

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Veteran Line-Up Announced for KBS-OptmHealth At Philly

Posted on 04. Jun, 2011 by .

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Kelly Benefit Strategies-OptumHealth Pro Cycling is fielding a veteran roster for this weekends Philadelphia International Championship. With a combined 60 years of professional racing experience split among the eight-man roster, the team will be making a push for the podium at the oldest and longest running one-day event in America. The roster features seven out [...]

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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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Mumford Talks About World Bicycle Relief

Posted on 26. May, 2011 by .

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During the Amgen Tour of California, Reid Mumford, of the Kelly Benefit Strategies-OptumHealth team, took a few minutes to chat about World Bicycle Relief.  Starting in 2009, the team and riders made a commitment to support World Bicycle Relief in its mission to provide bicycles to those in need and at the end of the [...]

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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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