Country: USA

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2008 Roster: 11 riders

Bikes Used: GTR Team

Jelly Belly Cycling Team:

With the longest running domestic sponsor currently active (the California-based candy company), the Jelly Belly Cycling Team is heading optimistically into its ninth season. With its youngest team ever, the Jelly Belly Cycling team features multiple talented riders. The team posted some impressive results last year, including prominent NRC racing calendar victories. From the Jelly Belly team were the overall winners of the Redlands Bicycle Classic, the Tri Peaks Challenge and the Tour de Nez.

This season, Team Jelly Belly riders to watch include new riders Brad Huff, former US Criterium National Champion, who previously rode for Team Slipstream powered by Chipotle, as well as Californian Bernard Van Ulden, who previously rode for the Navigators Insurance Cycling team and finished 13th at the USPRO Time Trial Championships. In Georgia, the team will be looking for breakaway opportunities on the way to a possible stage win.

2007 Highlights:

1st stage 7 Team classification Tour of California, 1st overall team general classification Tour of Hong Kong to Shanghai, 5th overall team GC Tour of Missouri

2008 Tour de Georgia Roster: 

  • Bryce Mead
  • Michael Lange
  • Bernard Van Ulden
  • Jeremy Powers
  • Nick Reistad
  • Nicholas Sanderson
  • Matthew Rice
  • Aaron Barry Tuckerman

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