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SRAM RED in the Rockies

Monday, August 18, 2014

SRAM is proud to support six team competing in the USA Pro Challenge, which starts today in Aspen and concludes Sunday in Denver. The race showcases some of the world’s best and up and coming pro riders racing over some of the world’s most scenic and challenging terrain.


Cannondale Pro Cycling (Italy)

Look for Cannondale to animate the race with veteran Ivan Basso and fan favorite American Ted King.

Frame: Cannondale

Componentry: SRAM RED 22


Twitter: @cannondalePro


Tinkoff-Saxo (Denmark)

The team comes to Colorado with a strong roster including Rafal Majka, who captured two Tour de France stages and the polka dot climber’s jersey, and fellow Tour stage winner Michael Rogers.

Frame: Specialized

Componentry: SRAM RED 22


Twitter: @tinkoff_saxo


Drapac Professional Cycling (Australia)

This all-Australian roster includes Lachlan Norris, who finished 10th at the recent Tour of Utah, and experienced riders such as Jonathan Cantwell.

Frame: Swift Carbon

Componentry: SRAM RED 22

Wheels: Zipp

Bars, stems, seatposts: Zipp

Power: Quarq
 RED 22 Power Meter


Twitter: @DrapacCycling

Bissell Development Team (USA)

Bissell is made up of future stars of cycling who also want to animated and win races now with talented young riders including Tanner Putt, Clement Cherier and Gregory Daniel.

Frame: Trek

Componentry: SRAM RED 22

Power: Quarq
 Red 22 Power Meter


Twitter: @BissellDT


Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies (USA)

This consistent top-performing on the U.S. scene will be motivated after winning at stage at the Tour of Utah. In Colorado, Optum Pro Cycling will look to an experienced lineup that includes Carter Jones, Jesse Anthony and Tom Zirbel.

Frame: Diamondback

Componentry: SRAM RED 22


Twitter: @OPTUMpbKBS


Team SmartStop p/b Mountain Khakis (USA)

Team SmartStop has been one of the big stories in U.S. cycling this year, and the team looks to go for wins in Colorado with a roster including U.S. Pro Road Champ Eric Marcotte, Zachary Bell and Travis McCabe.

Frame: Wilier

Componentry: SRAM RED 22


Twitter: @TeamSmartStop

Photo © Tim de Waele

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