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Team Management:

Jim Baldesare  Category: 1


BIO:

Country: USA

Date of birth: 01/19/1970

Age: 40

Height: 5'11

Weight: 170

Residence: Kent, OH

Hobbies:

Strengths: Sprinter

Last Year Team: Kenda Pro Cycling p/b GearGrinder (2010)


Rider Biography: Jim Baldesare, who had been with the Kenda Pro Cycling p/b GearGrinder team, has signed with RGF Sports for the 2011 season. Jim was introduced to cycling at the age of 16 when he took a job as a bike mechanic at a local bike shop. Shortly after starting his new job, Jim began racing mountain bikes, which he did for four years. During this time, he would often train on the road to help him get better. It was during these training rides, Jim decided he was probably better suited for road racing and there was no looking back. Jimís eighteen year career has given him the opportunity to race at every level and for a variety of different teams. Previous to RGF, Jim has been on three of the premiere elite teams in the US, ABD, Go-Mart and Kenda (Inferno) with two of the teams turning pro. Jim is a three time state champion and the 2002 US elite criterium champion. Jim also has a total of four NRC victories. It is this valuable experience that he

Previous Teams:

  • Inferno Cycling (2008 & 2009)
  • Abercrombie & Fitch presented by Inferno Racing Cycling Team (2006)
  • ABD Elite Cycling (2003 - 2005)
  • Go-Mart Professional Cycling Team (2000 - 2002)


  • Career Highlights:

  • 2002 US National Elite Criterium Champion
  • 2001 Ohio Sate Road Championship Champion


  • 2012 Results:
    Coming soon...

    2011 Results:
    Coming soon...

    2010 Results:

  • Miamisburg Criterium - 2nd place
  • Elk Grove Criterium - 5th place
  • Dairyland Shorewood - 11th place

    2009 Results:
    Coming soon...



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