Colavita/Sutter Home pres. by Cooking Light
|Team Name: Colavita/Sutter Home pres. by Cooking Light |
Team Website: www.ColavitaSutterHome.com
2009 Roster: 15 riders
Bikes Used: Jamis Xenith SL road frame and Xenith T2 time trial Bicycles
2008 HighlightsStage wins in the Tour of the Gila, San Dimas Stage Race and Vuelta Mendoza. Stage win and first overall in the Fitchburg Longsjo Classic. Stage wins and first overall in the team classification in the Joe Martin Stage Race. Riders took first overall in the sprint competition, a stage win and first overall in the team classification in the Redlands Classic. A rider took first overall in the KOM competition in the Philadelphia Invitational. Also, riders finished first overall in the Merco Credit Union Cycling Classic, US Air Force Cycling Classic, Tour of Somerville, CSC Invitational, AT&T Austin Downtown Criterium and Presbyterian Hospital Invitational Criterium.
About Team Colavita/Sutter Home pres. by Cooking LightColavita/Sutter Home re-signed its core squad for the 2009 season and added Aaron Olson, winner of the 2008 Tour de Nez. Returning riders include Cuban powerhouse Luis Amaran, Argentineans Alejandro and Anibal Borrajo and Sebastian Haedo, climbing sensation Anthony Colby, Fitchburg Longsjo overall winner Kyle Wamsley, as well as all-arounders Luca Damiani, Davide Frattini and Tyler Wren. Aaron Olson is an experienced all-arounder who raced for Colavita in 2004 and 2005 before heading to Europe to ride with Saunier-Duval and T-Mobile.
Sponsors include Colavita USA, which imports and distributes the number one brand of Italian extra virgin olive oil in the U.S., along with other fine Italian products; and Sutter Home Winery, wholly owned and operated by the Trinchero family, Napa Valley vintners since 1948. Presenting sponsor Cooking Light is the world's largest food magazine.