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Thursday, 02 February 2006

ben.dayBen Day

flag_us_sml.gifCountry: Australia

Height: 5-10

Weight: 147 lbs.

Date of Birth: 7/24/78

Place of Birth: Brisbane, Australia

Residence: Boulder, CO

Pro Since: 2002

Ben comes to the Toyota-United Pro Cycling Team after spending a successful 2007 with the Navigators team stateside.  He is an accomplished Time Trialing Specialist and climber.  He has the proven ability to work effectively in past team environments. He is a welcome addition to the team and adds to the growing number of Australians racing for Toyota-United Pro Cycling Team.  He is known for his professional attitude and is highly motivated to have a successful professional cycling career. 

Ben is a former Australian Time Trial Champion who also obtained 10th in the World Time Trial Championship in 2003.  Ben had a strong 2007 season highlighted by winning Stage #4a and the overall win in the difficult Tour De Beauce in Canada and 8th place overall finish in the Amgen Tour of California.  Ben loves to travel and is proficient at speaking English, Portuguese, Spanish, and French.

Team History
2008 – Toyota United Pro Cycling Team
2007 – Navigators Insurance Pro Cycling Team
2006 – Carvalehos-Bosavista 2006

Career Highlights:
(2007) Member Australian World Championship Team
(2004) 1st Stage #5 Tour Down Under
(2003) 1st Australian National Time Trial Championship
(2003) 10th World Time Trial Championship

1st Haystack Mountain Time Trial
1st Vail Pass Hill Climb
1st Niwot Criterium
2nd Boulevard Road Race
2nd Vuelta Ciclista CROC Stage 3
2nd Redlands Bicycle Classic Prologue
3rd Australian National Time Trial Championships
3rd San Dimas Glendale Chevrolet Mountain Time Trial
5th Cascade Cycling Classic Stage 3
6th Tour of Missouri GC
7th San Dimas Incycle Old Town Classic
10th Tour of Missouri Stage 3
10th Tour of Missouri Stage 4

1st Stage #4a Tour de Beauce
1st Sprint Competition Tour de Beauce
1st Overall Tour de Beauce
2nd Stage #3 Cascade Cycling Classic
3rd Stage #1 TTT International Tour de Toona
3rd Stage #1 Tour de Georgia
4th Stage #3 Tour of Missouri
4th Stage #1 Tour de Beauce
4th Stage #6 Tour de Beauce
5th Stage #3 Tour de Beauce
7th Stage #4b Tour de Beauce
8th Stage #5 Tour de Beauce
8th Overall International Tour de Toona
8th Overall Amgen Tour of California
10th Stage #4 Tour de Georgia
10th prologue Amgen Tour of California
16th Stage #5 Amgen Tour of California
17th Stage #3 Amgen Tour of California

1st Stage #6 Jayco Herald Sun Tour
2nd Common Wealth Games Individual Time Trail 2004 - 2nd Overall, Nature Valley Grand Prix

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