Optum Pro Cycling presented by Kelly Benefit Strategies finished 2015 in first place in the UCI America Tour. The UCI America Tour title is in addition to finishing the season as America’s top ranked continental men’s program. The team topped the ranking with strong, consistent performances throughout the season, highlighted
Optum Pro Cycling presented by Kelly Benefit Strategies announces Zach Bell as Team Director of the women’s squad for 2016. Bell retired from the professional peloton at the end of the 2014 season and his return to Optum p/b KBS represents a kind of homecoming – a professional rider for
The team announces its final women’s roster for the 2016 season. The team welcomes several new riders as it renews its focus on rider development and the future of women’s cycling. The team will contest an extensive road and criterium schedule in North America while supporting riders’ aspirations for the
The team today announces its final men’s roster for the 2016 season, adding four new riders in Evan Huffman, Adam De Vos, Emerson Oronte, and Shane Kline. The quartet will join high-profile signings Danny Pate and Rob Britton to bolster the team’s time trial, climbing, and stage race talent pool.
Optum Pro Cycling presented by Kelly Benefit Strategies adds another marquee veteran to its 2016 roster today, in the form of Canadian stage racing specialist Rob Britton. Britton is the second high-profile signing of the offseason after the announcement last month that Team Sky’s Danny Pate would join the team. Both riders will be under contract through 2017.
You may have noticed the team in sporting some impressive new footwear in recent weeks, at the Amgen Tour of California, the USPRO National Championships, and now on the feet of teams at the North Star Grand Prix and the Aviva Women’s Tour of Britain. The state-of-the-art kicks come thanks
For over 66 years, the San Diego Wind Tunnel has helped aircraft, cars, motorcycles, and bicycles, use the wonderful world of physics to help them go faster with less effort. Christopher “Dino” Edin, lead product developer and designer at HED Cycling, is an aerodynamic expert, having helped a vast collection
In 2014 our women’s team executed a series of team time trial mini-camps, scheduled at key points of the season. The ultimate goal of these camps was to prepare the team for the World Championship team time trial in Ponferrada, Spain. Their effectiveness was proven at Worlds – the team missed the podium by just six seconds on the 36 km course, drastically improving on their 2013 result in the same race.
Alison Tetrick left her mark on the 6th and final stage of the Tour Femenino de San Luis (UCI 2.2), breaking away from the peloton with 15 kilometers remaining in the race and staying clear to the line, taking the win by a 15 second margin over the charging peloton.
Tetrick and her Optum Pro Cycling presented by Kelly Benefit Strategies teammate Lex Albrecht journeyed to Argentina…
Optum Pro Cycling presented by Kelly Benefit Strategies is proud to conclude its third season of cyclocross racing with a selection for Crystal Anthony to compete in the UCI Cyclocross World Championship as part of Team USA.