Redlands Classic 2018

Redlands Classic

Jacob Rathe | Rene Corella | Taylor Shelden | Steve Fisher | Jack Burke | Cormac McGeough | Ulises Castillo | Ben Wolfe

Redlands Classic school visit Jelly Belly

The Redlands Classic is a cornerstone of stage racing in North America.  In its 34th year, Redlands is known for an extremely varied and dynamic parcours, and equally for traditional ‘host housing’ where the teams stay with local families and for the days of school visits before the race.

Jelly Belly Cycling, Redlands Bicycle Classic 2018

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The day after a stage was cancelled due to snow, it makes perfect sense that The Team would need a generous application of Doc’s Skincare sunscreen before the first real stage.

Jelly Belly Cycling, Redlands Bicycle Classic 2018

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The day’s plan is laid out by DS Matt Rice and Legend Danny van Haute before Stage 2 (the first stage) of the 2018 Redlands Bicycle Classic.

Jelly Belly Cycling, Redlands Bicycle Classic 2018

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Jacob Rathe (#rathegramsbutnotthatoften) rises above the valley at the start of the awesome Oak Glen climb.

Steve Fisher Redlands Classic Oak Glen 2018 Jelly Belly

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Steve Fisher, on the podium on last year’s Sunset Loop stage, looks forward to Saturday’s Downtown Criterium and to another donnybrook on Sunday’s Sunset Loop finale.

Jelly Belly Cycling, Redlands Bicycle Classic 2018 Ben Wolfe

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The Team’s “Rider of The Day” went to Ben Wolfe for extraordinary improvement in sustained climbing ability as Wolfe continues to recover from last year’s blood clot setback.

 

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Jacob Rathe cools down after a blazing hot Highland Circuit Race, Stage 3 of Redlands Classic

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Ben Wolfe pulls the peloton up the short sharp climb on Stage 3

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El Hueso, Ulises Castillo, rehydrates immediately after Stage 3

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Steve Fisher

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Ulises Castillo

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Jacob Rathe moved into the green jersey of Sprint Leader on Stage 4, The Downtown Criterium

Rider of the Day on Stage 4, and all the strawberries he could eat, went to Steve Fisher

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Steve Fisher

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Taylor Shelden making it uncomfortable for a large field

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Jacob Rathe resplendent in green and owning it

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Rene Corella

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Steve Fisher on the front

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Final podium Redlands Bicycle Classic Jacob Rathe Jelly Belly

Jacob Rathe successfully defended his green jersey on a hectic final “Sunset Loop” stage

 

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