Friedman Frustrated By Lame Tactics

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…

Latham Wins Elk Grove TT

Only 19 hundreds of a second separate the winner from second place after the opening stage, the MTI Construction Time Trial at the Alexian Brothers Tour of Elk Grove. Kiwi Peter Latham (BISSELL) stopped the clock at 8:32.56 to take the win ahead of 2007 overall winner Mike Friedman (Jelly Belly p/b Kenda).  After leading…

Friedman and Huff Back Together at Jelly Belly

Friends for six years, former teammates Mike Friedman and Brad Huff are back on the same team once again in 2010. After racing in Europe, Friedman returned to the United States and joined his friend at  Jelly Belly presented by Kenda. “He’s like my brother on the road, we share everything,” said Friedman who added…