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Hanson’s Secret For Dollar Handups

Posted on 17. Sep, 2011 by .

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For Ken Hanson, of the Jelly Belly p/b Kenda team, CrossVegas was about having fun and collecting dollar handups. With no UCI points, Hanson started in 83rd position and after his saddle came lose on the first lap, he decided that it was time to have a good time. For the next four laps, he [...]

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Racing At Night

Posted on 09. Jul, 2011 by .

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Riders darting in and out of the dark, sounds of gear changing, wheels flashing in the spotlights, yells, a blur of color and movement. All these and more at evening criteriums to the delight of the very often raucous crowds. Crits are already fast and furious affairs to start with with fields tackling city streets [...]

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Three-For-Three For UHC At NVGP

Posted on 17. Jun, 2011 by .

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Can anyone stop the UnitedHealthcare juggernaut at Nature Valley Grand Prix? Stage 3, the 66.5-mile (107-km) Cannon Falls Road Race was fast from the beginning with attacks flying. Race radio was constantly putting out ’5 riders with slight advantage’ but everything was quickly brought back. Robert Forster made it 3-3 for the UHC team.

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Reactions from Borrajo, Hanson And Cantwell After Riverview Crit

Posted on 13. Jun, 2011 by .

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Alejandro Borrajo (Jamis/Sutter Home) doubled up on the third and final race of the St Francis Tulsa Tough. He escaped, along with one other rider, to take the crit win and the overall omnium win.  Ken Hanson (Jelly Belly) took the field sprint for third which moved him up to second overall. Jonathan Cantwell (V [...]

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Reactions from Hanson, Ale and Ani Borrajo After Brady Village Crit

Posted on 12. Jun, 2011 by .

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After being boxed in on Friday night, Ken Hanson (Jelly Belly) was able to unleash his sprint to take a close win at the Brady Village Criterium, day 2 of the St Francis Tulsa Tough. Alejandro Borrajo took second with his brother and Jamis/Sutter Home teammate Anibal in third. Read what the three had to [...]

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Staying Upright in Tulsa

Posted on 11. Jun, 2011 by .

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Last night’s men pro/1 Blue Dome Criterium was simply a crashfest. The riders went down on the second turn on the first lap and didn’t stop until the finale. It might be easier to say who didn’t go down than who did in the 135-rider field in the first race of the St Francis Tulsa [...]

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Reactions from Cantwell, Borrajo Brothers And Hanson After Blue Dome Crit

Posted on 11. Jun, 2011 by .

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After non-stop crashing, the first race of the St Francis Tulsa Tough  came down to a very small field sprint after a split in the field led a 10-rider chase group to catch the 5-rider break with half a lap to go. Emerging from the chase group, Australian Crit Champion Jonathan Cantwell (V Australia) took [...]

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Riders’ Final Thoughts

Posted on 23. May, 2011 by .

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Radioshack’s Chris Horner & Levi Leipheimer, Tom Danielson (Garmin-Cervelo), Luca Damiani (Kenda/5-Hour Energy), Tom Zirbel (Jamis/Sutter Home) and Ken Hanson (Jelly Belly) share their final thoughts from the Amgen Tour of California that we found were too good not to share.

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Van Uden Wins Redlands Crit

Posted on 03. Apr, 2011 by .

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Emerging from a late-race break, Kiwi Roman Van Uden (Pure Black Racing) won the Redlands criterium, the second stage of the Redlands Bicycle Classic. Going for the green sprint jersey, Van Uden made his way into break after break, on the hunt for the points. Van Uden was successful as he takes over the sprint [...]

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Hanson, Hagman Talk Seals Training

Posted on 14. Feb, 2011 by .

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Ken Hanson and Alex Hagman of the Jelly Belly p/b Kenda professional cycling team talk about the team building experience, a 3-hour intense session with Navy SEALs.

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