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Kodak Gallery-Sierra Nevada conclude team camp

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Keg anyone?

Keg anyone? (Image credit: Rob O'Dea)
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Cody O'Reilly, Skyler Bishop and Dan Timmerman check out their new Kuota Kredo team bikes.

Cody O'Reilly, Skyler Bishop and Dan Timmerman check out their new Kuota Kredo team bikes. (Image credit: Rob O'Dea/onetrak@gmail.com)
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Kodak Gallery Kuota Kredo, with SRAM Force

Kodak Gallery Kuota Kredo, with SRAM Force (Image credit: Rob O'Dea/onetrak@gmail.com)
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Bob Roll presents the team to the annual Chico Velo club dinner at Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

Bob Roll presents the team to the annual Chico Velo club dinner at Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. (Image credit: Rob O'Dea/onetrak@gmail.com)
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Canadian National Road Champion Dominique Rollin and former Canadian National Champion Mark Walters introduce themselves.

Canadian National Road Champion Dominique Rollin and former Canadian National Champion Mark Walters introduce themselves. (Image credit: Rob O'Dea/onetrak@gmail.com)
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Bob Roll demonstrates how fast he was once upon a time.

Bob Roll demonstrates how fast he was once upon a time. (Image credit: Rob O'Dea/onetrak@gmail.com)
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Bob Roll entertained the crowd with the story of how he became famous for his pronunciation of the Tour DEEE France.

Bob Roll entertained the crowd with the story of how he became famous for his pronunciation of the Tour DEEE France. (Image credit: Rob O'Dea/onetrak@gmail.com)
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Team riders Ben Raby and Josh Thornton do some shopping at the Sierra Nevada gift shop.

Team riders Ben Raby and Josh Thornton do some shopping at the Sierra Nevada gift shop. (Image credit: Rob O'Dea/onetrak@gmail.com)
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The new bikes are expertly assembled by Mike Burna before the riders arrive to be fit.

The new bikes are expertly assembled by Mike Burna before the riders arrive to be fit. (Image credit: Rob O'Dea/onetrak@gmail.com)
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Dan Timmerman shows his approval of his new adidas racing shoes!

Dan Timmerman shows his approval of his new adidas racing shoes! (Image credit: Rob O'Dea/onetrak@gmail.com)
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Pete Lopinto fine tunes his measurements before the first ride.

Pete Lopinto fine tunes his measurements before the first ride. (Image credit: Rob O'Dea/onetrak@gmail.com)
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Alex Wassmann of SRAM approves the new bike fitted with Force components

Alex Wassmann of SRAM approves the new bike fitted with Force components (Image credit: Rob O'Dea/onetrak@gmail.com)
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Mark Walters tests out the team's custom configured Rock n Roll trainer by Kurt Kinetic

Mark Walters tests out the team's custom configured Rock n Roll trainer by Kurt Kinetic (Image credit: Rob O'Dea/onetrak@gmail.com)
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Pure beauty…riders assembled their bikes side by each in the dining room before serving a gourmet dinner they prepared for sponsors and management.

Pure beauty…riders assembled their bikes side by each in the dining room before serving a gourmet dinner they prepared for sponsors and management. (Image credit: Rob O'Dea/onetrak@gmail.com)
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Ken Grossman, owner and CEO of Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. gives riders a few words of encouragement as they prepare dinner.

Ken Grossman, owner and CEO of Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. gives riders a few words of encouragement as they prepare dinner. (Image credit: Rob O'Dea/onetrak@gmail.com)
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Lots of chefs…

Lots of chefs… (Image credit: Rob O'Dea/onetrak@gmail.com)
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Mark Walters attends a row of ahi tuna steaks on the grill…

Mark Walters attends a row of ahi tuna steaks on the grill… (Image credit: Rob O'Dea/onetrak@gmail.com)
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WOW! Menu conceived and executed by the team…

WOW! Menu conceived and executed by the team… (Image credit: Rob O'Dea/onetrak@gmail.com)
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Skyler Bishop, Ben Raby and Mark Walters pose for afternoon photo shoot on the brewery grounds.

Skyler Bishop, Ben Raby and Mark Walters pose for afternoon photo shoot on the brewery grounds. (Image credit: Rob O'Dea/onetrak@gmail.com)
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Ken Grossman leads riders on a tour of Sierra Nevada's new bottling facility.

Ken Grossman leads riders on a tour of Sierra Nevada's new bottling facility. (Image credit: Rob O'Dea/onetrak@gmail.com)
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Keg anyone? Team photo at the brewery.

Keg anyone? Team photo at the brewery. (Image credit: Rob O'Dea/onetrak@gmail.com)
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At Thursday's team building ropes course, the team hoisted blind-folded Josh Thornton over an obstacle to successfully complete a timed challenge.

At Thursday's team building ropes course, the team hoisted blind-folded Josh Thornton over an obstacle to successfully complete a timed challenge. (Image credit: Rob O'Dea/onetrak@gmail.com)
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Team veteran Pete Lopinto showed courage being the first of all riders to scale a telephone pole and then leap for a bar more than 10 feet away.

Team veteran Pete Lopinto showed courage being the first of all riders to scale a telephone pole and then leap for a bar more than 10 feet away. (Image credit: Rob O'Dea/onetrak@gmail.com)
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The team comes together to encourage Mark Walters before he hits the ropes!

The team comes together to encourage Mark Walters before he hits the ropes! (Image credit: Rob O'Dea/onetrak@gmail.com)
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Team members pay careful attention to the lessons of the ropes…

Team members pay careful attention to the lessons of the ropes… (Image credit: Rob O'Dea/onetrak@gmail.com)
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Mark Walters shows a bit of intensity as he and Ben Raby prepare to go airborne.

Mark Walters shows a bit of intensity as he and Ben Raby prepare to go airborne. (Image credit: Rob O'Dea/onetrak@gmail.com)
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Josh Thornton and Dan Timmerman share a laugh after completing a challenge more than 3 stories off the ground.

Josh Thornton and Dan Timmerman share a laugh after completing a challenge more than 3 stories off the ground. (Image credit: Rob O'Dea/onetrak@gmail.com)
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Jesse Anthony and Skyler Bishop focus on their belay duties

Jesse Anthony and Skyler Bishop focus on their belay duties (Image credit: Rob O'Dea/onetrak@gmail.com)
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The "Flying Squirrel" was a favorite of all! Here Ben Raby takes flight…

The "Flying Squirrel" was a favorite of all! Here Ben Raby takes flight… (Image credit: Rob O'Dea/onetrak@gmail.com)
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The look on Jesse Anthony's face says it all…wahooooo!

The look on Jesse Anthony's face says it all…wahooooo! (Image credit: Rob O'Dea/onetrak@gmail.com)
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The team wraps up a great week of development, training and teambuilding.

The team wraps up a great week of development, training and teambuilding. (Image credit: Rob O'Dea/onetrak@gmail.com)

Team Kodak Gallery-Sierra Nevada concluded its week-long training camp in Colorado. General Manager Robin Zellner conducted the actives of the 12-man squad, including meeting the sponsors, receiving their new bikes and a team-building ropes course.

Former cyclist and television commentator Bob Roll presented the team at a huge dinner held at Sierra Nevada Brewing Company.

Team members for 2007 are Jesse Anthony (Beverly, MA), Skyler Bishop (Del Mar, CA), Jamiel Danesh (San Jose, CA), Mike Dietrich (Tucson, AZ), Pete Lopinto (Boulder, CO), Cody O'Reilly (Santa Barbara, CA), Ben Raby (Geneva, IL), Dominique Rollin (Boucherville, Quebec, Canada), Josh Thornton (San Antonio, FL), Dan Timmerman (Ithaca, NY), Ryan Trebon (Ventura, CA) and Mark Walters (Peterborough, Ontario, Canada).

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