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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Jelly Belly Gets Pro Challenge Invite

The USA Pro Challenge has confirmed that Jelly Belly p/b Kenda, along with 15 other professional cycling teams, will participate in the eight-day race from August 19-25, 2013. “After featuring an impressive lineup of teams and riders for the first two editions of the USA Pro Challenge, the 2013 race will host the most competitive field yet,” said Shawn Hunter, CEO of the Pro Challenge. “Interest from teams continues to grow year after year, making…

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