Kelly Benefits Strategies/Lateral Stress Velo is a registered Men’s Domestic Elite Team, based in Baltimore, MD, but with riders hailing from the Mid-Atlantic area. This year, we support 9 riders on a race schedule from March through September, with special focus on district and national championships, as well as select NRC races. Over the history of our program, we have had 13 alumni go on to race in the pro ranks.

Follow the Elite team through the 2019 season via their Kelly Benefits Strategies/LSV Elite Cycling Team facebook page here.

Significant Placings to date in 2019:

    Elite Team Totals from 2019:

    • Over 276 races days
    • 14 Wins including 2 General Classification wins
    • 26 Podiums including 2 General Classification Podiums
    • 37 Top 10's

    State Championships:

    • Virginia State Champion - Podium sweep in Criterium 1,2, & 3

    National Championships:

    • We have a newly crowned Collegiate TT National Champion! 4th in U23 TT

    Stage Races:

    • Joe Martin Stage Race (Elite Race) - Won General Classification, won stage and place 2 riders in top 4 in GC
    • Tour of  Washington County Stage Race - Won General Classification, 1st in TT, 1st in RR and 1st in U23
    • Millersburg Stage Race - Won General Classification, won 2 out of 3 stages with 3 separate riders!
    • Speedweek / Commerce Criterium (PRO/1) - 2nd and 4th

    Moved 5 riders up to Category 1


    Junior's Elite Totals

    • 195 total race days
    • 20 Wins including 3 GC wins
    • 37 Podiums including 4 GC podiums
    • 49 Top 10's

    National Championships:

    • 3rd USAC Nationals Crit
    • 5th USAC Nationals TT

    Stage Races:

    • Tour of America's Diaryland - Omnium Victory with 5 stage wins and 8 podiums


    Meet the 2021 Kelly Benefits Strategies Elite Men's Team...

    Sait Arana

    Hometown: Silver Springs, VA

    Category: 1

    Race Age: 27

    Specialization: All-arounder/Sprinting


    Liam Flanagan


    Category: 1

    Race Age: 20

    Specialization: All-arounder


    Mike Grant

    Hometown: Virginia Beach, VA

    Category: 1

    Race Age: 36

    Specialization: Sprinting


    Sean Guydish

    Hometown: Easton, PA

    Category: 1

    Race Age: 21

    Specialization: GC Races


    Tobias Klein

    Hometown: Arlington, VA

    Category: 1

    Race Age: 18

    Specialization: Sprint


    Spencer Miller

    Hometown: Indianapolis, IN

    Category: 1

    Race Age: 23

    Specialization: Climber


    Owen Musser

    Hometown: Elizabethtown, PA

    Category: 1

    Race Age: 24

    Specialization: GC/ All-arounder

     Patton Sims

    Hometown: Belmont, NC

    Category: 1

    Race Age: 21

    Specialization: All-arounder


    Sam Smith

    Hometown: Doylestown, PA

    Category: 1

    Race Age: 19

    Specialization: Climber/Puncheur