Fred Rodriguez

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This article is about the cyclist. For the California politician, see Freddie Rodriguez. For other people with a similar name, see Freddy Rodriguez.
Fred Rodriguez
Freddie Rodriguez, Tour of California 2012.jpg
Rodriguez at the 2012 Tour of California
Personal information
Full name Fred Rodriguez
Nickname Fast Freddie
Born (1973-09-03) September 3, 1973 (age 41)
Bogotá, Colombia
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 69 kg (152 lb; 10.9 st)
Team information
Current team Jelly Belly
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type Sprinter
Professional team(s)
1996–1998
1999–2000
2001–2002
2003
2004
2005–2007
2008–2009
2011–2012
2013–
Saturn
Mapei-Quick Step
Domo-Farm Frites-Latexco
Vini Caldirola-So.di
Acqua & Sapone
Davitamon-Lotto
Rock Racing
Team Exergy
Jelly Belly
Major wins

Grand Tours

Giro d'Italia
1 individual stage (2004)

One-day races and Classics

National Road Race Championships (2000, 2001, 2004, 2013)
Infobox last updated on
May 27, 2013

Fred "Freddie" Rodriguez (born September 3, 1973) is an American professional road racing cyclist who rides for Jelly Belly. His nickname, Fast Freddie, is due to his reputation as a sprint specialist. Rodriguez is both a four-time National Road Race Champion and a four-time Tour de Georgia stage winner.

Other notable palmarès include, winning Stage 9 of the 2004 Giro d'Italia, which he accomplished by defeating Italian sprinter Alessandro Petacchi, winner of the 2010 Tour de France Green Jersey. Rodriguez finished a close second to Italian sprinter Mario Cipollini in both the 2002 Milan-San Remo and the 2002 Gent–Wevelgem. Rodriguez has participated in all three Grand Tours, the Giro d'Italia, the Tour de France, and the Vuelta a España.

Palmarès[edit]

1995
1st, Lancaster Classic
2nd, Redlands Bicycle Classic
3rd, Pan American Games
1996
1st, International Cycling Classic
1st, Stage 5, Tour of China
2nd, National Road Race Championships
1997
1st, Stage 4, Redlands Bicycle Classic
8th, Overall, Internationale Niedersachsen-Rundfahrt
1998
1st, Stage 2, Tour de Langkawi
1999
1st, Schaal Sels-Merksem
1st, Stage 2, Tour de Langkawi
5th, Overall, Volta ao Algarve
2nd, National Road Race Championships
6th, Philadelphia International Championship
2000
Tour de Suisse
1st, Green jersey Points classification
1st, Stage 2
1st, MaillotUSA.PNG National Road Race Championships
7th, Overall, Internationale Niedersachsen-Rundfahrt
2001
1st, MaillotUSA.PNG National Road Race Championships
1st, Philadelphia International Championship
3rd, Grand Prix Pino Cerami
3rd, Overall, Tour de Luxembourg
1st, Stage 1
8th, Driedaagse van West-Vlaanderen
2002
2nd, Milan – San Remo
2nd, Gent–Wevelgem
5th, GP Ouest-France
8th, Overall, Tour du Poitou-Charentes
9th, E3 Harelbeke
2003
2nd, Overall, Tour de Georgia
1st, Green jersey Points classification
1st, Stages, 3 & 4
1st, Stage 2, Tour of Rhodes
4th, Reading Classic
9th, Paris–Tours
2004
1st, MaillotUSA.PNG National Road Race Championships
1st, Stage 9, Giro d'Italia
1st, Reading Classic
2nd, Grand Prix of San Francisco
2nd, Coppa Bernocchi
3rd, Lancaster Classic
8th, Stausee-Rundfahrt Klingnau
2005
2nd, Lancaster Classic
2nd, Reading Classic
4th, Philadelphia International Championship
4th, Overall, GP Internacional Paredes Rota dos Móveis
1st, Stage 1
2006
Tour de Georgia
1st, Green jersey Points classification
1st, Stage 4
2007
1st, Stage 6, Tour de Georgia
1st, Stage 3, Tour of Elk Grove
4th, National Road Race Championships
2008
3rd, Philadelphia International Championship
6th, Lancaster Classic
2011
4th, Overall, Tour of Elk Grove
2012
3rd, Philadelphia International Championship
2013
1st, MaillotUSA.PNG National Road Race Championships
7th, Overall, Nature Valley Grand Prix

Grand Tour general classification results timeline[edit]

Grand Tour 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
Pink jersey Giro 99
Yellow jersey Tour 86 WD WD WD 132 WD WD
golden jersey Vuelta 109

Withdrew = WD.

External links[edit]

Sporting positions
Preceded by
Marty Jemison
United States National Road Race
Champion

2000–2001
Succeeded by
Chann McRae
Preceded by
Mark McCormack
United States National Road Race
Champion

2004
Succeeded by
Chris Wherry
Preceded by
Timmy Duggan
United States National Road Race
Champion

2013
Succeeded by
Incumbent