Peanut Butter & Co.TWENTY12 director Nicola Cranmer reflects on 2010 and looks forward to more successes in 2011:
Reflecting on 2010 conjured rewarding emotions. Being the new kids on the block, new sponsors, new director, new riders we had no idea what to expect. It was a combination of well laid plans, a complete focus on team goals, a moderate schedule allowing rest and recovery for the athletes, a keen talented roster of experienced and development riders and last but certainly not least, a skilled director in her inaugural directing season.
While other teams certainly had more horse power on paper, true team work and dedication to a plan emerged triumphant. Cascade Classic comes to mind as a surprising conquest. With a team of four riders, the members of Peanut Butter & Co. took on the challenge and secured GC against the best teams in the U.S of eight strong. Nature Valley GP saw a battle to the very last 2 laps of the final stage, certainly a memorable GC victory. SRAM Tour of The Gila was of epic proportions, grown men and women being blown off their bikes in the most windy conditions imaginable, from sun to the final stage podium in the snow, this race was a daily battle to achievement resulting in the teams first NRC GC.
The elite track squad saw equal success with National Titles, three World Cup medals and a Pan American Gold plus multiple wins on the national race circuit. The juniors racked up more National Titles and two Junior World Championship Bronze medals.
Its with heart felt gratitude to all of you reading this who support and believe in what we do. You all contribute to our success, thank you.
Please take a look at a few highlights from 2010.
Wishing you love, peace, health, prosperity and happiness.
Happy New Year! ~ Nicola
Elite National Titles – Road:
- 2010 Elite National Road
- 2010 Elite National Criterium
- 2010 U23 National Road
- 2010 U23 National Time Trial
- 2010 Elite Irish National Road
- 2010 Elite Irish National Time Trial
Elite National Titles – Track:
- 2010 Elite National Team Pursuit
- 2010 Elite National Points
- 2010 Elite National Team Sprint
- 2010 Elite National Team Pursuit
- 2010 Elite National Madison
Junior National Titles:
- 2010 Junior National Road (age 17-18)
- 2010 Junior National Time Trial (age 17-18)
- 2010 Junior National Scratch (age 17-18)
- 2010 Junior National Points (age 17-18)
- 2010 Junior National Pursuit (age 17-18)
- 2010 Junior National Keirin (age 17-18)
Pan American Championship Results 2010:
- 2010 Gold Pan American Road
- 2010 Gold Pan American Team Pursuit
- 2010 Bronze Pan American Time Trial
Junior World Championship Results 2010:
- 2010 Bronze Junior World Road Race
- 2010 Bronze Junior World Track Omnium
Notable Road & Track Highlights 2010
- Stage Race GC UCI/NRC
- 2010 1st Giro Donne (National team) UCI
- 2010 1st Tour New Zealand (National team)
- 2010 1st SRAM Tour of The Gila NRC
- 2010 1st Nature Valley Grand Prix NRC
- 2010 1st Cascade Classic NRC
- 2010 2nd Redlands Classic NRC
- 2010 2nd Liberty Classic UCI
- 2010 1st U23 Liberty Classic UCI
- 2010 2nd Tour de L’Aude
UCI Track World Cup
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