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2006 Team rosters

Vitamin Cottage Cycling Team 2006

The Vitamin Cottage Cycling Team, the 2005 NRC's #1 ranked amateur team and the American Cycling Association's Best-All-Around Team, has announced its 2006 rider and sponsor lineup.

The men's elite team will consist of returning riders Alan McCormack, Chad Taylor, Christian McCarthy, Chuck Coyle, Dirk Friel, Joe Taddeucci, Joey Pinkerton, Jon Tarkington, Michael Schilling, Sean Bragstad, and Rob Holland.

New to the team for 2006 will the 2004 and 2005 Colorado Best-All-Around Rider, Jonathan Baker. In addition to Baker, Scott Tietsel and Peter Horn will be joining the squad. Tietsel and Horn are both promising espoirs that will be spending significant time at the Cycling Center in Belgium.

The women's elite team will consist of Rene Eastman, Beth Fisk, Ann Lannan, Sharon Allpress, and Carmen Small.

Three-time national track champion and world's bronze medalist Victor Williams is returning to defend his titles on the track.

In 2006, The Vitamin Cottage Cycling Team will continue its focus on being the top elite amateur team in the Colorado region and nation. Vitamin Cottage will look to continue its numerous wins in the master's and category 3 and 4 fields.


Vitamin Cottage Natural Grocers continues its dedication to cycling and healthy living as the team's title sponsor. Vitamin Cottage is a multi-store chain with over 700 employees in Colorado and New Mexico, and brings high quality products at every day affordable prices to people everywhere.

Industry Partners

Easton - forks, wheels, bars, stems, and seat posts
Eddy Merckx - frames
Giordana - clothing
Gommitalia - tyres and tubes
Rudy Project - glasses and helmets
Clif Bar - energy bars, drinks, and gels
Campagnolo - components
Vecchio's Bicicletteria - bicycle shop specializing in service and repair

Supporting Partners

NOW Foods - Manufacturer of vitamins, minerals, and supplements
The Boulder Center for Sports Medicine


2006 team rosters