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Sport Beans/Wilier team launch

The 2008 Sport Beans/Wilier squad got off the ground at the London Eye, Central
London on Friday February 1.

The team pose in front of the London

The Sport Beans/Wilier road race team will concentrate on the Premier Calendar and the
National Criterium Series as well as the various National Championships. Riders featured
are Ben Luckwell, who will act as rider manager, Grant Bayton, Dave Coulson,
Marc Perry, Mark Thwaites, Gary Smith (Team Assistant) and Marcin Bialoblock of Poland.

Jelly Belly Candy Co Chairman Herm Rowland

Ben Luckwell summed up the year ahead; ‘This will be my first
year as a manager, and although I will still be looking for wins, I see my role
as motivating and helping the team to act as professionally as possible over
the season.

Dave Coulson, a top finisher in 2007 Premier Calendar events, said that the team’s focus
was to make the podium whenever possible. He also said that he and the team
were aware that they had two big sponsors and it was important for the team
to give their best and portray the team and sponsors in the best possible light.

The team will ride the Wilier
Le’Roi bike supplied by ATB sales,
and brand manager Colin Bath said "I have worked with Ben and the lads
for sometime and I know what they are capable of. With our bikes and Sport Beans
behind them, they are in a very strong position to succeed". More information
at –

Sports Beans –

Marc Perry and Dave Coulson take
coffee on the ‘Eye’
Click ro enlarge
Wiler Le Roi, kitted out with Campag
Record and Fulcrum wheels


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