Team Successful Living 2007 Roster
Southern California based pro team returns for its second year with a new
presenting sponsor Parkpre bikes, international and domestic veterans and Young
Guns. Chuck Coyle returns...
Team Enters Sophomore Season with Young
Successful Living pro cycling team announced today their 2007 roster
including seasoned veterans and international talent lead by Olympic Gold
Medalist Steve Hegg. 2007 marks the second season for the team under Russ
Dalbey’s Successful Living banner.
Welcome to the Team Successful Living Team Meeting in Boulder earlier this week
with photos courtesy of Team Manager Ken Yamakoshi.
“With the help of our new co-director Gianluca Caliari, we were able to
develop a combination of young international talent and seasoned pros” said
Steve Hegg. “Our latest European additions were hand selected by Caliari and
will definitely produce results in the NRC and USA Cycling Pro Tour races.”
Italian, Argentine, & Serbian Riders add
Alessandro Bazzana comes from Team Zalf Desirè Fior, the leading
amateur team in Italy, which has groomed Pro Tour talents such as Damiano Cunego,
Paolo Savoldelli and Ivan Basso. Argentinean Ricardo Escuela will be the team’s
main sprinter with over forty victories in his career and most recently winning
stage seven in the Baby Giro. Serbian National team member Dusan Ganic will
offer his strong solo and time trial skills. “Only a few racers in the US will
recognize these names at first but by the end of the season, these guys will be
the ones to keep an eye on” said co-director Gianluca Caliari.
Chuck Coyle "spiffed" in a Tux for the team dinner.
Boulder Colorado local and Daily Peloton favorite, Chuck Coyle returns to pro
cycling bringing a wealth of experience to the young team. Chuck was part of the
7UP/Nutrafig team had three strong years culminating in Charles Dionne's first
victory in the San Francisco G.P. and then combining with the Healthnet/Maxxis
team three years ago.
Another experienced member added for 2007 is Mexican powerhouse Christian
Valenzuela from Team Monex. “These guys can ride in the front all day and still
have something left at the end” commented Hegg.
Curtis Gunn, Ryan Yee, and Chuck Coyle
Returning riders include Curtis Gunn who earned his first NRC win in the last
stage of Tour de Nez in 2006. Alexi Martinez returns stronger than ever in his
sophomore year with European racing experience this past summer in the Cycling
Center program based in Belgium.
Daniel Ramsey earned an impressive tenth place finish at Nationals Championships
in the individual time trial and will be instrumental in all the major stage
races. Ryan Yee, also serving as Rider Manager will bring his leadership skills
and riding talent to every major race in the US.
The team will have its first camp in the San Diego area mid January and will
race a domestic calendar with some international stage races in the coming year.
The team's expansion gives them a strong roster to contest stage races and one
day races with a combination of climbers, strongmen and sprinters with both
veterans and talented Young Guns.
2007 Team Successful Living Presented by Parkpre USA
New for 2007
Alessandro Bazzana (ITA - Zalf Desirè Fior)
Chuck Coyle (USA – Vitamin Cottage)
Dusan Ganic (SER – GS93 Promosport)
Ricardo Escuela (ARG - C.T. Ormesani Panni)
Christian Valenzuela (MEX – Monex)
Curtis Gunn (USA)
Alexi Martinez (USA)
Daniel Ramsey (USA)
Ryan Yee (USA)
Steve Hegg – Team Director
Gianluca Caliari – Team Co-Director
Ken Yamakoshi – Team Manager
Ryan Yee – Rider Manager
Chris Ellefson – Team Mechanic
Parkpre C6 Carbon
Successful Living - Title Sponsor
Parkpre USA - Presenting Sponsor
Albabici.com, HED, WTB, Selle SMP, Tektro, Xpedo, Giro, Cytomax, FRS, Nalini,
Hibros Sport, Scicon, Bicycles of Ojai
The team is managed and operated by Lemire Racing, LLC.
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