Veilleux takes Superweek’s Great Downer Avenue

Straight off the plane from racing at the Pan American Games, Canadian David Veilleux of the Kelly Benefit Stragies won the crown jewel of Superweek, the Great Downer Avenue Bike Race p/b Midwest Airlines on Saturday. After lapping the field as part of a 7-rider breakaway, KBS delivered the perfect leadout for the win as…

the week that was

Lots of news: Team Time Trial in Allentown for Univest Grand Prix, Tour of the Battenkill, Scott Nydam, Lucas Euser, USA team for Junior Worlds Road & Track, Canada team for Pan Am games

KBS’ Anderson and Jazz Apple’s Ellis win Tour de Delta

The first of BC Superweek, the Tour de Delta was held over the weekend in British Columbia with youngsters winning the overall with Canadian Ryan Anderson (Kelly Benefit Strategies) and Kiwi Lauren Ellis (Jazz Apple) winning the overall general classification, along with the Best Young Rider award for the 21-year old Anderson and 20-year old Ellis.

the week that was

Ivan Dominguez back to Rock Racing, Cam Evans, Grand Cycling Classic, 2 potential ProTour races in Canada for 2010, Tour of California moves to May in 2010, Philly, Tour de Beauce and NRC Standings

How Scott Zwizanski tamed Beauce

Scott Zwizanski of the Kelly Benefit Strategies, finally believed he would win the overall classification of the Tour de Beauce on the last 10-km lap on the final stage  in St-Georges. “With ten laps to go, I didn’t know.” said Zwizanski who used up his teammates to chase down the incessant attacking by Team Type…

Another win for Rapha-Condor at the Tour de Beauce

Twenty-year old Matt Cronshaw (Rapha-Condor) outsmarted and outsprinted his breakmates to win the St-Georges Criterium held this evening after the morning time trial. Cronshaw went away early in the 40km race with Raymond Kreder (Felt-Holowesko Partners-Garmin) and  two riders of the Fly V Australia team, local favorite Charles Dionne and Australian Crit Champion Bernie Sulzberger. …

Scott Zwizanski wins TT in Beauce and takes over lead

Kelly Benefit Strategies’ Scott Zwizanski clocked the fastest time of 26:26 in the 20km time trial, stage 4 at the Tour de Beauce. He set an average speed of 45.3 km/hour over the wet roads in an out and back course that included a 140feet climb and multiple turns. “You just had to pretty much…

Colombians take over Tour de Beauce

Everyone was expecting it but it still happened. The riders from the Colombian National Team hit it hard at the bottom of the final climb up to the observatory at Mont Megantic, shredding the break a rider at a time to make it to the finish line and go 1-2 at the third stage at the Tour de Beauce. After some discussion during the climb, Darwin Apatuma crossed the line first followed by Sergio Luis Haneo. Neil Shirley (Kelly Benefit Strategies) had a great ride and finished third on the stage.

Alex Candelario – sprinter and surfer

Alex Candelario has been cycling professionally for more than six years and is on his second season with the Kelly Benefit Strategies squad. The 34-year old sprinter started relatively late in the sport and feels that he has still many more years to contribute to his team. Candelario shares his thoughts on his team, the state of the US cycling, surfing and more.

KBS’ Bajadali wins overall at Tour of Thailand

Successfully defending the leader’s jersey nabbed in the second to last stage of the Tour of Thailand, Andy Bajadali of the Kelly Benefit Strategies team won the overall of the 6-stage race also known as the Princess Mahachakri Sirindhorn’ Cup. The boys in green came out blazing in the first stage, where Canadian Zach Bell,…

Interview: Jake Keough of Kelly Benefit Strategies

Three wins in four days for Jake Keough of the Kelly Benefit Strategies team at the Vuelta Ciclista del Uruguay, so far. The team won the first four stages and Keough leads the points competition with five stages to go. Hailing from New England, the 21-year old Keough honed his skills on the BMX and…