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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- September 15, 2011

Jamis/Sutter Home Pro Cycling Team Announces Roster for Univest Grand Prix

Nick Frey Aims for Victory in Final UCI Race of 2011 Season

Northvale, NJ – The Jamis/Sutter Home Pro Cycling Team will line up for the final UCI race of the 2011 season at the Univest Grand Prix in Pennsylvania. Directeur Sportif Sebastian Alexandre announced that Jamis/Sutter Home will be represented by Luis Amaran, Nick Frey, Andy Guptill, Guido Palma, Andy Simes, and Tom Zirbel.

“Univest is one of our favorite races and we look forward to closing out an excellent season with a strong finish here,” said Alexandre. “I’m looking forward to great results from Nick Frey, who finished on the podium here last year.”

The Univest Grand Prix begins with a 100-mile road race over a clover-leaf circuit route on September 17th and concludes with a 50-mile criterium in downtown Doylestown, PA.

For results and photos, visit www.JamisSutterHome.com.

About the sponsors of the Jamis/Sutter Home Pro Cycling Team

Title sponsor Jamis Bicycles rolled out the first Earth Cruiser bicycle in 1979 and has since built a reputation as a brand unmatched in performance, value, and style. Jamis Bicycles are sold in the US from coast to coast and in over 40 countries. G. Joannou Cycle, parent company of Jamis Bicycles, was established in 1937 and remains the largest bicycle business under original family ownership.

The company is the official bike sponsor of the Colavita/Forno D’Asolo Pro Cycling Team presented by Cooking Light and Jamis bikes are the choice of professional triathletes, including US National Champion Laura Bennett and Stephen Hackett. The Team Jamis Factory professional mountain bike squad competes in the most challenging cross-country and endurance events throughout the world. The company also supports elite athletes through partnerships with Full Throttle Endurance and the Jamis Backyard Racing program, which supports up-and-coming athletes across the US.

Jamis is the Exclusive Bike Partner of Bicycling Magazine's BikeTown USA, presented by MetLife, and the company’s grant to Transportation Alternatives has made possible the largest bicycle valet program in New York City’s history. For more information, visit www.JamisBikes.com.

Since its establishment in 1948, Sutter Home has produced premier red, white and blush wines at affordable prices. Today Sutter Home is America’s #1 premium wine brand and offers consumers a variety of wines for everyday enjoyment. With its creation of White Zinfandel in the early 1970s and the introduction of top-notch varietal wines during the 1980s and '90s, Sutter Home became a household name and the second largest, independent family-run winery in the U.S. Sutter Home makes 13 varietals including the original White Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Moscato and Riesling. Sutter Home is wholly owned and operated by the Trinchero family, Napa Valley vintners since 1948. For more information, visit www.sutterhome.com.

For the 2011 season, the Jamis/Sutter Home Pro Cycling Team will be riding Xenith SL road and time trial frames from title sponsor Jamis Bicycles, equipped with Shimano components, wheels, and shoes and Ritchey Logic handlebars, stems, and seatposts. Tires and tubulars are supplied by Vittoria and saddles and handlebar tape are furnished by Selle San Marco. The Xenith T2 Time trial bikes are outfitted with aerobars and other parts from Profile Design.

Team jerseys, hats, and casual clothing are provided by Champion System; helmets, glasses, and bags are supplied by Rudy Project. Additional support is provided by GU Sports and Thule.

For more information, contact:
Susan Gilbert Cohen
Kendal Valley Associates LLC
973.763.6744 office
973.650.1666 mobile

About the Univest Grand Prix

From its inception, the Univest Grand Prix has united the towns throughout Bucks and Montgomery counties for a weekend of community celebration while offering a unique showcase for the best young talent in cycling. For more information visit www.univestgrandprix.com.

About Univest Corporation

Headquartered in Souderton, Pa., Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania and its subsidiaries serve the financial needs of residents, businesses, and nonprofit organizations in Bucks, Chester, Montgomery and Lehigh counties. Univest Bank and Trust Co., member FDIC and Equal Housing Lender, offers customers 32 financial service centers, 12 retirement financial services centers, and 39 ATM locations throughout the region, and is the parent company of Univest Capital, Inc., a small ticket commercial finance business; Univest Insurance, Inc., an independent insurance agency headquartered in Lansdale, Pa., which serves commercial and personal customers; and Univest Investments, Inc., Member FINRA and SIPC, a full-service broker-dealer and investment advisory firm. For more information on Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania and its subsidiaries, please visit www.univest.net.

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About the USA Cycling National Racing Calendar

Currently in its 15th season, the National Racing Calendar (NRC) is the premier season-long domestic road cycling series sanctioned and owned by USA Cycling. With an overall ranking system that determines the best individual male and female cyclists, as well as the best teams in the U.S., the NRC features the nationís top Pro-Am road race events, boasts a total prize purse of more than one million dollars, and is open to both professional and amateur cyclists. For more information on the NRC, visit www.usacycling.org/nrc. Recognized by the United States Olympic Committee and the Union Cycliste Internationale, USA Cycling is the official governing body for all disciplines of competitive cycling in the United States, including road, track, mountain bike, BMX, and cyclo-cross.

About the UCI

Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) (in English, the International Cycling Union) is the world governing body for cycling and oversees international competitive cycling events. The UCI is based in Aigle, Switzerland. The UCI manages the classification of races and the points ranking system in various cycling disciplines including mountain biking, road and track cycling, for both men and women, amateur and professional. It also oversees the World Championships. For more information on the UCI, visit www.uci.ch.