Wildlife Generation Pro Cycling Team p/b Maxxis

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Wildlife Generation Pro Cycling p/b Maxxis
Will Routley.jpg
Jelly Belly riders leading the peloton
Team information
UCI codeWGC
RegisteredUnited States
Founded1999 (1999)
Disbanded2018
DisciplineRoad
StatusContinental
WebsiteTeam home page
Key personnel
General managerDanny Van Haute
Team name history
1999
2000–2001
2002–2003
2004
2005
2006–2009
2010–2011
2012
2013
2014–2018
2019–
Ikon–Lexus
Jelly Belly Cycling Team
Jelly Belly–Carlsbad Clothing Company
Jelly Belly–Aramark
Jelly Belly–Pool Gel
Jelly Belly Cycling Team
Jelly Belly p/b Kenda
Jelly Belly Cycling Team
Jelly Belly p/b Kenda
Jelly Belly p/b Maxxis
Wildlife Generation Pro Cycling Team p/b Maxxis

Jelly Belly–Maxxis, officially Jelly Belly p/b Maxxis (UCI Code: WGC), was an American professional cycling team. The squad was registered in the United States as a UCI Continental Team. Jelly Belly Candy Company, an American confections company, is the title sponsor. Maxxis, a Taiwanese tire company, is the presenting sponsor.

History[edit]

Founded as Ikon-Lexus, in 1999, Jelly Belly–Maxxis competes on the USA Cycling National Racing Calendar and the UCI America Tour. Since 2000, Jelly Belly Candy Company has sponsored the team; Jelly Belly Candy Company is the longest running domestic sponsor.[1][2][3] The team rode Focus Bikes, between 2010 and 2013.[4][5][6] Since 2014, the team rides Argon 18.[7][8][9]

The team's most important victory was the 2013 United States National Road Race Championships when Fred Rodriguez won his record-breaking fourth title.[10][11]

Notable riders who have competed for the team include Fred Rodriguez, Jeremy Powers, Kiel Reijnen, Phil Gaimon, Mike Friedman, Carter Jones, Serghei Țvetcov and Matthew Lloyd.[12]

Major wins[edit]

1999
Stage 10 Vuelta a Guatemala, Chris Baldwin
2001
Stage 4 Tour of the Gila, Mariano Friedick
2002
Stage 1 International Tour de Toona, Jason McCartney
2003
Stage 2 Flèche du Sud, Mark Fitzgerald
2004
MaillotUSA.PNG United States National Criterium Championships, Jonas Carney
Stage 2 Tour de Toona, Doug Ollerenshaw
Stage 4 Redlands Bicycle Classic, Alex Candelario
Stage 6 Cascade Classic, Alex Candelario
Stage 16 International Cycling Classic, Jonas Carney
2005
International Cycling Classic
Stages 3 & 15 Danny Pate
Stage 14 Brice Jones
Stage 17 Alex Candelario
2006
Overall Jersey yellow.svg Sea Otter Classic, Matthew Rice
International Cycling Classic
Stages 16 & 17 Alex Candelario
Stage 4 Brian Jensen
2007
Overall Jersey yellow.svg Redlands Bicycle Classic, Andrew Bajadali
Stage 4 Tour of the Gila, Brice Jones
2008
Stages 3 & 5 Tour of Hainan, Bradly Huff
Stage 3 Tour of Elk Grove, Bradly Huff
2009
Overall Jersey yellow.svg Tulsa Tough, Bradly Huff
Stages 1 & 2
Mount Washington Hillclimb, Phil Gaimon
Stage 14 International Cycling Classic, Bradly Huff
2010
MaillotCan.PNG Canadian National Road Race Championships, Will Routley
Overall Jersey yellow.svg Tulsa Tough, Bradly Huff
Stages 1 & 2 Bradly Huff
Overall Jersey yellow.svg Tour of Thailand, Kiel Reijnen
Stage 1 Kiel Reijnen
Overall Jersey yellow.svg Tour de Korea, Mike Friedman
Stage 1 Redlands Bicycle Classic, Will Routley
Stage 3 Tour of Hainan, Bradly Huff
2011
Stage 3 Nature Valley Grand Prix, Bernard Van Ulden
Stage 4 Tulsa Tough, Ken Hanson
Stage 9 Tour de Korea, Ken Hanson
2012
MaillotMexicano.PNG Mexican National Road Race Championships, Luis Enrique Lemus
MaillotMexicano.PNG Mexican National Under-23 Road Race Championships, Luis Enrique Lemus
Stage 3 Nature Valley Grand Prix, Bradly Huff
2013
MaillotUSA.PNG United States National Road Race Championships, Fred Rodriguez
MaillotMexicano.PNG Mexican National Road Race Championships, Luis Enrique Lemus
Overall Jersey yellow.svg Cascade Cycling Classic, Serghei Tvetcov
Stages 2 & 4 Serghei Tvetcov
Overall Jersey yellow.svg Nature Valley Grand Prix, Serghei Tvetcov
Stage 1 Serghei Tvetcov
Stage 3 Sean Mazich
Stage 2 Sea Otter Classic, Alew Hagmen
2014
Overall Jersey yellow.svg Cascade Cycling Classic, Serghei Tvetcov
Stages 2 (ITT) & 4, Serghei Tvetcov
Stage 3 (ITT) Tour of the Gila, Serghei Tvetcov
Stage 2 Tour de Hokkaido, Luis Enrique Lemus
2016
Overall Jersey yellow.svg Tour of the Gila, Lachlan Morton
Stage 1 Lachlan Morton
Overall Jersey yellow.svg Tour of Utah, Lachlan Morton
Stage 3 Lachlan Morton
Stage 7 Lachlan Morton
Stage 4 Tour de Hokkaido, Lachlan Morton
2017
Stage 3 Colorado Classic, Serghei Tvetcov
2018
Stage 2 Tour de Beauce, Jack Burke

Team roster[edit]

Rider Date of birth
 Jack Burke (CAN) (1995-06-12) June 12, 1995 (age 24)
 Ulises Alfredo Castillo (MEX) (1992-03-05) March 5, 1992 (age 27)
 Rene Corella (MEX) (1991-09-30) September 30, 1991 (age 27)
 Steve Fisher (USA) (1990-06-22) June 22, 1990 (age 29)
 Matteo Jorgenson (USA) (1999-07-01) 1 July 1999 (age 20)
 Cormac Mcgeough (IRE) Unknown
 Jacob Rathe (USA) (1991-03-13) March 13, 1991 (age 28)
 Taylor Shelden (USA) (1987-03-31) March 31, 1987 (age 32)
 Keegan Swirbul (USA) (1995-09-02) September 2, 1995 (age 23)
 Curtis White (USA) (1995-09-28) 28 September 1995 (age 23)
 Ben Wolfe (USA) (1993-07-15) July 15, 1993 (age 26)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Robbie Stout (February 20, 2010). "Camping with Jelly Belly". VeloNews. San Diego, California: Competitor Group, Inc. Retrieved August 30, 2013.
  2. ^ Ben Atkins (October 7, 2011). "Jelly Belly-presented by Kenda secures its sponsors through 2013". VeloNation. Chevy Chase, Maryland: VeloNation LLC. Retrieved August 30, 2013.
  3. ^ Pat Malach (February 23, 2013). "Jelly Belly-Kenda to spend more time stateside in 2013". Cyclingnews.com. Bath, England: Future plc. Retrieved August 30, 2013.
  4. ^ Robbie Stout (February 25, 2010). "A look at Jelly Belly's 2010 Focus team bikes". VeloNews. San Diego, California: Competitor Group, Inc. Retrieved August 30, 2013.
  5. ^ Susan Westemeyer (December 6, 2009). "NetApp and Jelly Belly will ride Focus bikes in 2010". Cyclingnews.com. Bath, England: Future plc. Retrieved August 30, 2013.
  6. ^ Ben Atkins (October 7, 2011). "Jelly Belly-presented by Kenda secures its sponsors through 2013". VeloNation. Chevy Chase, Maryland: VeloNation LLC. Retrieved August 30, 2013.
  7. ^ Kyle Moore (December 3, 2013). "Jelly Belly to continue team sponsorship through 2015". VeloNation. Chevy Chase, Maryland: VeloNation LLC. Retrieved December 3, 2013.
  8. ^ "Jelly Belly Cycling Team 2014 Roster". Wildlife Generation Pro Cycling p/b Maxxis. San Marcos, California: Danny Van Haute. Archived from the original on January 28, 2014. Retrieved December 3, 2013.
  9. ^ "Jelly Belly continues sponsorship, prepares for 2015". VeloNews. San Diego, California: Competitor Group, Inc. December 9, 2014. Retrieved December 28, 2014.
  10. ^ Ted Burns (June 17, 2013). "With new talent and leadership, Jelly Belly gets the results". VeloNews. San Diego, California: Competitor Group, Inc. Retrieved August 30, 2013.
  11. ^ Ian Dille (May 31, 2013). "Commentary: Making sense of 'Fast' Freddie's uneasy nationals win". VeloNews. San Diego, California: Competitor Group, Inc. Retrieved August 30, 2013.
  12. ^ Malach, Pat (12 April 2016). "A closer look at the American Continental outfits". cyclingnews.com. Retrieved 12 April 2016.

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