Posted by Editoress on 11/9/04
NORBA Champion Geoff Kabush signs with Jittery Joe's-Kalahari
Courtesy Geoff Kabush and Jittery Joe's
The Jittery Joe's-Kalahari Team announced today the signing of Maxxis mountain biker Geoff Kabush to their roster for the 2005 season. The recently crowned Canadian National Cyclocross Champion will still race primarily for the Maxxis mountain bike team but will take to the asphalt for some key road races with The Bean Team.
"I am really excited to get to do some racing with the Jittery Joe's-Kalahari guys next season," said Geoff the day after his win at Canadian Cyclocross Nationals, "They are giving me the chance to participate in some big races like Dodge Tour de Georgia and USPRO Championships that I have been wanting to race for years."
"The Jittery Joe's-Kalahari team has been riding Maxxis tires since they first started making them five years ago," says Micah Rice, team director. "Adding some of their riders like Geoff strengthens our relationship with Maxxis while adding strength to our team for the big stage races."
Geoff Kabush races for Team Maxxis on the mountain bike and on the cyclocross bike. He is the Canadian cyclocross national champion and was part of the gold medal relay team at the Mountain Bike World Championships this past year. He also won numerous NORBA National events on his way to becoming the 2004 NORBA National overall champion.
Kalahari Limited is based in Atlanta, Georgia and imports all of its products from South Africa. Founded by an ex-patriate South African, the company's mission is to become the leading purveyor of Authentically South African Foods in the United States. Kalahari Red Tea is made from the Rooibos (roy-Boss) herb which grows only in the Cederburg mountains of South Africa. Fruit Bars like the FruitTrekkers have been available in South Africa for decades.
Jittery Joe's Coffee Roasting Company is based in Athens, Georgia and has been selling quality micro-roasted coffee for over ten years. Jittery Joe's Cycling Coffee is an organic, shade grown Colombian coffee and all proceeds go straight to the Jittery Joe's Cycling Team. The coffee is sold in over 650 bike shops nationwide. For more information, please check out www.thebeanteam.com
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