New York, New York – January 22, 2015 – With much anticipation for the 2015 road racing season, CRCA/ Stan’s NoTubes p/b Velo Classic Cycling announces the 2015 sponsors and roster for their second year as a USA Cycling Domestic Elite Women’s Racing team based in New York City.
In 2014, the team stepped up to the challenges of competing at the elite level and travelled across the United States and Canada, made their way through 17 states, competed in over 85 races, and accumulated over 80 podiums, 30 wins and 10 rider category upgrades. For the 2015 season the team seeks to continue their elite rider development program. By creating new opportunities and fostering growth for their racers to compete at higher levels in the sport, the team aims to affirm their presence at national level races as well as defend its leadership position in the NYC and Tri-state areas.
In 2015, the team enters its fourth year of a long-standing relationship with Stan’s NoTubes (www.notubes.com), the trusted tubeless wheel manufacturing company. Along with nine returning sponsors, the team is thrilled to announce a new co-title sponsor for 2015, Velo Classic Tours (www.veloclassic.com), a luxury European cycle travel company based in New York City – a proud supporter of women’s competitive cycling.
The team’s pre-season training has begun at enduranceWERX (www.endurancewerx.com), a Manhattan based computrainer studio, and head coach Chad Butts will continue working with the team throughout the road season for the third consecutive year.
POC (www.pocsports.com), a Swedish leading manufacturer of gravity sports and cycling helmets, apparel and accessories, returns to the team for a second season and greatly increases their support. The riders will be equipped head to toe with the brand’s newly released RaceDay clothing line, eyewear and helmets. Hutchinson Tires (www.hutchinsontires.com) will also support the team again and equip them with the highest quality tubeless racing tires.
Other returning partners include Brooklyn-based website and app developer Hatchmap (www.hatchmap.com), Stages Power (www.stagescycling.com), The Feed (www.thefeed.com), Amrita Health Foods (www.amritahealthfoods.com) , Gavilan BFF (www.gavilanbff.com), new sponsors Focus Bikes (www.Focus-Bikes.com) and Bruce Paly Dentistry (www.palyandfink.com).
The 2015 roster includes 10 returning riders and 2 new. CRCA/ Stan’s NoTubes p/b Velo Classic Cycling 2015 Roster:
Helen Simpson Hatch