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Friedman Frustrated By Lame Tactics

Posted on 17. May, 2011 by .

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What started off as a story on a Continental team’s approach to the expected field sprint in stage 2 of the Amgen Tour of California turned into something completely different. Hours after the end of the stage, Mike Friedman (Kelly Benefit Strategies-OptumHealth) expressed his frustration with some of the tactics seen during the stage. His […]

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All American Roster For KBS-OptumHealth At Tour of California

Posted on 12. May, 2011 by .

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Kelly Benefit Strategies-OptumHealth Pro Cycling announced today its official roster for the 2011 Amgen Tour of California. The Green Machine will rely solely on the red white and blue for America’s most prestigious stage race, fielding the only team in the race comprised of 100 percent U.S. athletes. Scheduled to compete are Jesse Anthony, Andy […]

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Broken Ribs But Spirit Whole For Holloway

Posted on 24. Mar, 2011 by .

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Less than three weeks ago, US Criterium Champion Daniel Holloway of the Kelly Benefit Stategies-OptumHealth, crashed hard on stage 1 of  the 6-stage Jelajah Malaysia; at full speed, he went head first into a concrete trench. Broken ribs and a lung contusion forced him to stay  in  Malaysia for two weeks before it was safe […]

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Cycling Is Serious Business For Holloway

Posted on 05. Oct, 2010 by .

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If you’ve seen Daniel Holloway hamming it up at a 6-days, playing air guitar at the front of the rider parade, or playing to the crowd at Philly, some might think that he didn’t cycling that seriously. Well, that might have the case – maybe – but the rider, nicknamed The Hollywood, admits that he […]

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Anthony Victorious at Festningsrittet After Powerful Team Effort

Posted on 24. Aug, 2010 by .

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Kelly Benefit Strategies Pro Cycling battled crashes, injuries, and some of the top Continental teams in Europe to claim the top GC prize at Festningsrittet, one of Norway’s premiere stage races. Jesse Anthony topped the overall podium Sunday in beautiful downtown Kongsvinger after his second 2nd place finish in as many days, with teammate Neil […]

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Cantwell Makes It Two, Wins Overall At Elk Grove

Posted on 01. Aug, 2010 by .

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It was quite a show in Sunday’s Gullo International Criterium, the final stage at the Alexian Brothers Tour of Elk Grove. The crux of the 72 miles (115 km) race was a battle between a dangerous 6-rider break and the field. With the addition of high heat and humidity, riders were being shelled out of […]

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Cantwell Wins Chaotic Sprint, Menzies Takes Over Lead at Elk Grove

Posted on 31. Jul, 2010 by .

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Jonathan Cantwell (Fly V Australia) emerged from chaos to win the Alexian Brothers Tour of Elk Grove AXA Equitable Road Race in a tight 3-way sprint to the line. David Veilleux (Kelly Benefit) was second and Karl Menzies (UnitedHealthcare) third. “I had good legs all day, I just came off Superweek, where I won that, […]

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KBS Sweeps Tour de Delta

Posted on 14. Jul, 2010 by .

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The Canadian branch of KBS Pro Cycling continued their hot streak in British Columbia on Sunday, with Zach Bell, David Veilleux, and Ryan Anderson forming an all-green podium at the White Spot Road Race to take the GC crown once and for all. Bell was part of an early 10-man breakaway, then rode away during […]

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Veilleux Victorious at Canadian Criterium Championship

Posted on 12. Jul, 2010 by .

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David Veilleux rode a last lap breakway to the finish Saturday night, adding his first ever Elite Canadian Championship title to his large collection of U23 titles. The 990 meter course, part of the 10th Annual Tour de Delta race series, gave Veilleux and his Canadian teammates Ryan Anderson and Zach Bell one last chance […]

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Team Type 1 Go 1-2 In Menomonie

Posted on 20. Jun, 2010 by .

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What a difference a day makes for Ken Hanson at the Nature Valley Grand Prix. Yesterday, the sprinter from Team Type 1 was disappointed from his second place behind repeat winner Hilton Clarke (UnitedHealthcare p/b Maxxis). Today, Hanson waited patiently until the finale of the 95-mile Menomonie Road Race to launch his sprint and take […]

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