Team Jamis – Hagens Berman p/b Sutter Home Set To Make Their World Championship Debut at The 2015 World Championships Team Time Trial
Post date: Sep 22, 2015 2:15:48 PM
Team Jamis – Hagens Berman p/b Sutter Home will make their UCI World Championship debut on Sunday as the team rolls down the starting ramp in Richmond, Virginia, at the 2015 UCI Road World Championships Team Time Trial. The road to Richmond was a long one, starting all the way back in January at the Tour de San Luis, where Team Jamis – Hagens Berman p/b Sutter Home kicked off their season. Since racing in San Luis, Team Jamis – Hagens Berman p/b Sutter Home has contested more than 100 days of racing across the United States.
As one of the premier teams based in the United States, Team Jamis – Hagens Berman p/b Sutter Home earned a birth to the 2015 UCI Road World Championships through a season of strong performances. While 2015 is not the first year that Jamis – Hagens Berman p/b Sutter Home has secured an invitation to the UCI World Championships, it is the first year where bringing a strong team to the event has been possible.
Following the USA Pro Cycling Challenge, where Team Jamis – Hagens Berman p/b Sutter Home concluded the week with a podium performance, as Sebastian Haedo sprinted to third on the final stage, the riders took a short break to recover from the month of high altitude racing. Over the past week, Team Jamis – Hagens Berman has been based on the East Coast, holding a pre-race training camp in preparation for the Team Time Trial World Championships.
Haedo will look to use his experience gained racing in the World Tour, to help guide Team Jamis – Hagens Berman p/b Sutter Home to a strong ride on Sunday in Richmond. Joining Haedo, will be time trial specialists David Williams and Luis Amaran. Williams earned a bronze medal at the 2014 and 2015 USA Time Trial Championships, and will be a key member of the team in Richmond. Carson Miller and Stephen Leece are proven all around riders, who have been instrumental in the team’s success over the last two seasons. Daniel Jaramillo rounds out the six man roster. The Colombian climbing specialist will be a key component to the team, as they look to keep the speed high over the courses many rollers and on the final climb to the finishing line in downtown Richmond.
Following the Team Time Trial World Championships on Sunday, Team Jamis – Hagens Berman p/b Sutter Home will travel home for the winter, while Daniel Jaramillo will remain in Richmond with the Colombian National Team as they prepare for the World Championship Road Race held the week after the Team Time Trial. The winter months will be a busy period for the Team Jamis – Hagens Berman p/b Sutter Home management team, as they look to start preparing for another upcoming season of success in 2016.
Team Jamis – Hagens Berman p/b Sutter Home UCI Team Time Trial World Championships Roster:
About the sponsors of the Jamis/Hagens Berman presented by Sutter Home Pro Cycling Team
Jamis Bicycles rolled out its first bicycle in 1979 and has since built a reputation as a brand unmatched in performance, value, and style. Jamis Bicycles are sold in the US from coast to coast and in over 50 countries worldwide. G. Joannou Cycle, parent company of Jamis Bicycles, was established in 1937 and remains the largest bicycle business in the US under original family ownership. Jamis bikes are the choice of athletes in virtually all disciplines of cycling competition including professional road racing, triathlon, cyclocross and mountain biking. The company also supports elite and "up-and-coming" athletes across the globe and close to home through it's Backyard Racing Program. More information about the company is available at www.jamisbikes.com.
Seattle-based Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP is one of the top plaintiff-focused law firms in the nation with offices in ten cities across the country. Founded in 1993, they represent plaintiffs in class actions and multi-state, large-scale litigation that seek to protect the rights of investors, consumers, workers, whistleblowers, and others. More information about the firm is available at www.hbsslaw.com. Hagens Berman Cycling's website is http://www.hagensbermancycling.com/
Since its establishment in 1948, Sutter Home has produced premier red, white and blush wines at affordable prices. Today Sutter Home is America's #1 premium wine brand and offers consumers a variety of wines for everyday enjoyment. With its creation of White Zinfandel in the early 1970s and the introduction of top-notch varietal wines during the 1980s and '90s, Sutter Home became a household name and the second largest, independent family-run winery in the United States. Sutter Home makes 13 varietals including the original White Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Moscato and Riesling. Sutter Home is wholly owned and operated by the Trinchero family, Napa Valley vintners since 1948.
For the 2014 season, the Jamis / Hagens Berman presented by Sutter Home Professional Cycling Team will be riding Xenith SL road and Xenith T2 time trial frames from title sponsor Jamis Bicycles, equipped with Shimano components, wheels, and shoes and Ritchey Logic handlebars, stems, and seatposts. Tires and tubulars are supplied by Vittoria and saddles and handlebar tape are furnished by Fi'zi:k. The Xenith T2 Time trial bikes are outfitted with aerobars and other parts from Profile Design.