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Kelly Benefit – growing on its strengths

Posted on 17. Feb, 2010 by .

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Embarking on its fourth year in the American pro peloton, the Kelly Benefit Strategies team made a conscious decision to strengthen its stage racing team for 2010 with an eye on the future. “Our real goal for this season is that we want to get results at the biggest races that’s why we’ve cranked up [...]

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How Scott Zwizanski tamed Beauce

Posted on 16. Jun, 2009 by .

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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 [...]

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Zwizanski takes overall at Beauce and Sulzberger wins final stage

Posted on 14. Jun, 2009 by .

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Scott Zwizanski of the Kelly Benefit Strategies squad survived the final tough stage, the 130-kilometer circuit in St-Georges to claim the yellow jersey at the UCI 2.2 Tour de Beauce, his second UCI stage race victory this year as he also won the Tour of Uruguay in April. The Colombian National Team had two riders [...]

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Colombians take over Tour de Beauce

Posted on 11. Jun, 2009 by .

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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.

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Neil Shirley interview

Posted on 04. Apr, 2008 by .

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I remember watching Neil Shirley of the Jittery Joe’s team at the USPro Road Race podium where he finished third, behind Levi Leipheimer and George Hincapie. Amid the hoopla and chaos surrounding Levi, Neil was very quiet, beaming with an intense, inner joy. You could tell that he was starting to understand the significance of [...]

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