Cannondale Factory Racing Strengthens Team with Sonntag and Grant
Jeremiah Bishops and Tinker Juarez , the current riders for the Cannondale Factory Racing team are reinforced by cycling marathon riders Benjamin Sonntag and Alex Grant as Cannondale Factory Racing announced the signing up of these talented riders over the weekend. Their entry to the team is just right for the kick off of the US PRO XCT open in Fontana, California.
Sonntag, 29, made his mark during the 2009 results taking the fifth place in the German Cross Country national championship. He also came in second finishing the daring La Ruta de los Conquistadores. He is now based in Durango, Colorado and is from Willingen, Germany.
On the other hand, Grant also at 29, finished fourth at Leadville 100 last year. He placed overall second at La Ruta delos Conquistadores. He hails from Richmond, Vermont and now resides in Salt Lake City, Utah.
In 2009, both cyclists had formerly raced with Bishop and Juarez at MonaVie/Cannondale team. Bishop and Juarez, both had a fresh start and challenging performance at the Vision’s Quest Race last weekend.