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  1. Pro Cycling - Tour de France
    Peter Sagan (SVK) Liquigas-Cannondale Stage 2 Amgen Race Leader; Rabobank Best Young Rider Jersey Leader; Visit California Sprint Jersey Leader On his thoughts from today's race "Today was very hard, and the climb was very fast especially when I was on the front of the last climb. It was also...
  2. Pro Cycling - Tour de France
    Peter Sagan (SVK) Liquigas-Cannondale Stage 1 Amgen Race Leader; Visit California Sprint Jersey Rider; Rabobank Best Young Rider Jersey Leader On his thoughts of winning Stage 1 and holding onto the Amgen Race Leader jersey "I want to thank my teammates for helping me win this stage. Ted King...
  3. General Cycling Discussion
    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., - The BISSELL Pro Cycling Team has finalized its eight-member roster for the 2009 Amgen Tour of California. Team leaders Ben Jacques-Maynes and Tom Zirbel will equally play critical roles in the success of this high-profile race. Ben Jacques-Maynes returns to this tour with...
  4. General Cycling Discussion
    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., - The BISSELL Pro Cycling Team announces that BISSELL Inc. will continue as the title sponsor of one of the country's top continental cycling teams for 2009. Mark Bissell, Chairman and CEO of BISSELL Inc., builds on his six-year history with cycling by assuming ownership of...
  5. General Cycling Discussion
    -Ben Jacques-Maynes Makes His Return- Grand Rapids, Mich., - BISSELL Pro Cycling's (BPC) Tom Zirbel is back on form and ready to challenge America's top time trialists in pursuit of the USA Cycling time trial championship. Zirbel's recent Tour of Utah Stage 5 time trial victory sent out a...
  6. General Cycling Discussion
    By James Lockwood To mix things up in this year's Nature Valley Grand Prix, organizers added a 1-kilometer climb up the bluffs of the Mississippi River valley to the third stage of the St. Paul Riverfront Time Trial. Mix it up , it may have, but it did little to change the result as Bissell's...
  7. General Cycling Discussion
    Canadian Andrew Pinfold (Symmetrics) outsprinted his breakaway companions to win the final stage, the Hood River Criterium, of the Mt Hood Cycling Classic. World B Champion Ivan Stevic (Toyota-United) was second and Italian Alessandro Bazzana (Successful Living) came in third. Andrew Pinfold...
  8. General Cycling Discussion
    In idyllic conditions for a time trial, Rory Sutherland (Health Net-Maxxis) won stage 3, the Mt Hood Cycling Classic Gorge Delights time trial in a decisive manner, stopping the clock with the fastest time of 37:29, with an average speed of 29.61 mph (47.64 kmph). Slotting into second...
  9. General Cycling Discussion
    With the roads still wet for the 1.7 mile course through the downtown streets of Portland, Ben Jacques-Maynes (Bissell) blitzed the 2008 Mt Hood prologue producing an average speed of 37 mi/h (59 km/h). Third from last rider to leave the start gate for the in an out and back course...
  10. General Cycling Discussion
    Continuing where he left off last season, Ben Jacques-Maynes (Bissell) defended his title and won the Yokohl Ranch Exeter Time Trial, part of the Sequoia Cycling Classic. After 40 kilometers over a hilly terrain, Jacques-Maynes crossed the line in fifty-six minutes, twenty-five seconds with...
  11. General Cycling Discussion
    Eric Wohlberg (Symmetrics) won the hard way at the Merco Cycling Classic Road Race on Sunday, March third. After a select group of twenty-four riders managed a substantial gap to the rest of the field, the Canadian soloed away on the final lap to cross the finish line with over one minute...
  12. General Cycling Discussion
    After his small 3-man break lapped the field with only two laps to go, Alejandro Borrajo (Colavita-Sutter Home) won the chaotic sprint ahead of Chris Horner (Astana) and Ben Jacques-Maynes (Bissell). "To the last corner, I was in third wheel with two teammates ahead of me, I looked back and saw...
  13. General Cycling Discussion
    by Stephanie Gutowski and Lyne Lamoureux The UCI Continental Bissell Pro Cycling Team strategy to grow slowly is paying off, and the team is looking to improve on its 2007 accomplishments. Team Manager Mark Olson started building up the team four years ago and his goal "from the...
  14. General Cycling Discussion
    In the first part of our conversation with Bissell Pro Cycling rider Ben Jacques-Maynes, we recapped his 2007 season and his use of the track to enhance his training for the upcoming season. More about his team and changes in 2008 Simply stated Jacques-Maynes likes and respects his...
  15. General Cycling Discussion
    Ben Jacques-Maynes of the Bissell Pro Cycling team, took time to answer some questions on a beautiful and sunny January day, a lucky break between the rain soaked and stormy days that populate the first two months of the year in Northern California. Jacques-Maynes was at the Hellyer...
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