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    LOS ANGELES (May 3, 2011) - In an effort to keep the 15 Host Cities of the 2011 Amgen Tour of California clean for residents, athletes and fans, BISSELL will provide the official Clean-Up Crew for the race. The 2011 race, which will cover nearly 800 miles of scenic California roadways and...
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    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., - The BISSELL Pro Cycling Team announces the signing of its first 10 riders for the 2010 season, including seven returning riders and three additions to the roster. BISSELL Homecare, Inc. will remain the team owner and title sponsor, as part of the company's commitment to...
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    Zirbel wins Meijer Grand Cycling Classic Grand Rapids, MI - Tom Zirbel didn't disappoint his Bissell sponsors hometown fans of Grand Rapids, MI, as he wins his first race after becoming the number one ranked rider on USA Cycling's National Racing Calendar (NRC). Zirbel attacked his...
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    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., - BISSELL Pro Cycling has removed Kirk O'Bee from the team today, immediately after learning that the rider has violated its no-tolerance policy agreed to under his contract. The rider's actions are an isolated incident that occurred independently and without the...
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    Nevada City Bicycle Classic 2009 Photo Gallery by Ken Conley Photo by Ken Conley Photo by Ken Conley Photo by Ken Conley Photo by Ken Conley Photo by Ken Conley Photo by Ken Conley Photo by Ken Conley Photo by Ken Conley Photo by Ken Conley Photo by Ken Conley Photo by Ken Conley
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    httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o5MioZa-VEc We caught up with busy BenO, as he's better known, last month at the Tour of California and threw some quickfire questions at him. Check it out! Also, if you missed the full on interview with Ben by Lyne Lamoureux, you can still read it on our Tour...
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    The 2009 Amgen Tour of California started today with a Prologue in Sacramento today and RoadBikeReview was there to bring you daily coverage! As we will throughout the 8 day stage race. Tour of California Prologue roundup: Pre-Race: Time trial, finishing speed and aggressivity for the...
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    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...
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    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., - The BISSELL Pro Cycling Team is pleased to announce the signing of Frank Pipp, an addition to the team's 2009 roster, now 16 riders strong. Pipp was selected for the additional speed he will bring to the team. "Frank is a proven performer and will be a great asset for...
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    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., - The Kellogg Company, the world's leading producer of cereal and a leading producer of convenience foods, joins the BISSELL Pro Cycling Team as a key sponsor for the 2009 season. Kellogg's commitment to nutrition and physical fitness is well aligned with the team and the...
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    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...
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    The 2008 road season is coming to a close, and with it, comes time of looking back and thinking about the future. I caught up with 6' 4", 194-pound Tom Zirbel of the Bissell Pro Cycling Team on the eve of the Tour of Missouri where we chatted about his season and his wish to go "race the best...
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    -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...
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    It is called the race of truth for a reason. After 320 miles and over 30,000 feet of climbing over four days, "America's Toughest Stage Race" came down to the final 7.5-mile flat time trial at the Tour of Utah. Trailing by seven seconds in the overall classification behind Blake Caldwell...
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    Billed as America's Toughest Stage Race, after taking a hiatus in 2007, the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah is back in 2008, bigger than ever. From August 13 until August 17, the 17 teams will be challenged by the 5-day, 5-stage, 336 mile race with 30,000 feet of climbing will all take place...
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    Fitchburg, Mass. - Ian MacGregor scored his first win of the season and Shawn Milne earned the points jersey as Team Type 1 figured prominently on Stage 2 of the Fitchburg Longsjo Classic Friday. MacGregor won the summit finish of the 104-mile (167 km) Wachusett Mountain Road Race ahead of Kyle...
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    Well, it all came down the final stage at the mighty Tour de Nez to decide the overall winner in the general classification. After a brutal day on Friday, the men faced the 44-mile (70 km) Northstar-at-Tahoe Village Circuit Race. The race course is a hilly, difficult 2-mile loop that includes a...
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    First stage of the Tour de Nez - the Reno Crit is in the books. Neo-pro Steven Howard (aka Sven) won the field sprint ahead of Ricardo Escuela (Successful Living) and Eric Wohlberg (Symmetrics). Howard is the overall leader in GC, and takes the sprint jersey. Roman Kilun (Health Net-Maxxis)...
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    By Briggs Heaney Photos by Larry Rosa Under clear skies and breezy summer conditions in Reno, Nevada, seventy five top professional cyclists embarked on a five stage, four day journey, starting at the Grand Sierra Resort in Reno, Nevada, with a seventy five minute timed criterium race around...
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    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...
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