June 14, 2013
Day three at Nature Valley Grand Prix turns out to be a victorious day for the Jelly Belly P/B team.
Sean Mazich won the 94 mile road stage with a winning time of 3 hours and 23 minutes. The final break away group of 17 riders included three Jelly Belly riders with all three in the top ten. Behind Mazich was Fast Freddie Rodriguez in 4th and Ricardo Van der Velde in the 9th slot.
On Wednesday, Serghei Tvetcov, a 24-year-old from Moldova who rides also for Jelly Belly/Kenda, upset national time trial champion Tom Zirbel to win the St. Paul Riverfront Time Trial, the first stage of the Nature Valley Grand Prix.
Tvetcov is still currently in possession of the yellow leader’s jersey.
Jelly Belly’s Danny Van Haute discusses strategy with previous race leader Serghei Tvetcov and Freddie Rodriguez prior to the start. (Click to see larger version.)
Congratulations to Jelly Belly p/b Kenda!
Pactimo is especially thrilled with the news, having been the team’s custom cycling apparel partner since 2010. The team jersey is derived from the Jelly Belly Candy Company, which has been the sponsor since 1999, making Jelly Belly the longest running domestic cycling sponsor.
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Jelly Belly signs seven-time Tour de France rider ”Fast Freddie” Rodriguez – May 2013
Interview with Jelly Belly pb Kenda’s Cycling’s Director Danny Van Haute – February 2013
Photos by Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com