Danny Van Haute – The Beast

Danny Van Haute is in his 8th year as the director of the Jelly Belly p/b Kenda cycling team.  In 1981, Danny was one of seven men on the inaugural and immensely popular 7-Eleven-Schwinn racing team. Eric Heiden, who would scoop gold medals in speed skating in the 1980 Winter Olympics, was the captain and the best known rider. The other Americans were Jeff Bradley, Greg Demgen, Bradley Davies, Tom Schuler, Roger Young, and...the man they call…

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Catching Up with U.S. National Champion Fred Rodriguez

  On April 30, Fred Rodriguez was riding up his favorite climb in Northern California --- Mt. Diablo, a serpentine 10-kilometer climb used during the Amgen Tour of California this year. He was rocketing up the mountain at one of his fastest clips ever. With no team, Rodriguez was wondering if all his early-season fitness would be wasted. The following week, Team Jelly Belly Team Director Danny Van Haute bet on the 39-year-old former Tour…

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Aspen native Alex Hagman in USA Pro Challenge peloton

Alex Hagman is more than happy to be back home in Aspen. After all, how often do you get to showcase your high-speed professional sport in your hometown with a collection of the best cyclists in the world? “There’s a lot of excitement for our team,” said Hagman, a pro rider with the Jelly Belly cycling team. “The USA Pro Challenge is a huge exposure event ... not only for the team, but it’s a…

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USA Pro Challenge Kicks Off August 19th

Pactimo will be rooting for the Jelly Belly p/b Kenda Cycling Team  Pactimo is especially excited that Jelly Belly received an invitation to participate in this years' race, having been the team’s custom clothing 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. Learn more about Jelly Belly and Pactimo » The 2013 Pro Challenge proves…

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Tvetcov Victorious at Cascade Cycling Classic

  Serghei Tvetcov and his Jelly Belly p/b Kenda teammates put together six stellar days of racing to earn Tvetcov the overall victory at the Cascade Cycling Classic in Bend, Ore. Tvetcov, who won two stages and placed third in another, called the win the biggest of his career. “It was a great win for me and the Jelly Belly p/b Kenda team. I thank all my teammates and sponsors. We’re ready to do it…

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Mercurio so sweet for Jelly Belly

Check out this video put together by 3T featuring the Jelly Belly p/b Kenda Racing team at the 2013 Sea Otter Classic. The 13-man Jelly Belly p/b Kenda team ride over 100 races a year in North America and Asia, and they're loving their 3T Mercurio wheels. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pactimo…

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“Fast Freddie’s” New Kit

Check out the kit “Fast Freddie” Rodriguez will be sporting now that he won his fourth US Pro Championship! After signing with Jelly Belly Cycling just two weeks prior, Fast Freddie out-sprinted a select group of rivals on the streets of Chattanooga, Tennessee to win his fourth US Professional Road Race Championship.  “It’s a little nerve racking that my first race was going to be the US Pro Championships,” said Rodriguez. “I’ve always specialized in…

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Jelly Belly Leads Nature Valley Grand Prix

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…

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