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Sean Gardner

Career highlight: 2020 Everesting World Record Holder.  2019 Redlands Stage Race Best Amateur/White Jersey winner.

First race experience: 2014 Bryan Park training crit (Richmond's local Tuesday night worlds); it was a crit so I was dropped on lap 1, lol.

Favorite training road: Blue ridge Parkway

Favorite ride food: Pop-Tarts

Who I ride for: I am lucky enough to not have anyone close to me affected by cancer or serious illness, so I ride for all the people that don't have anyone to ride for them.

 

Other important info: I'm single.  hahaha. But srsly...

Will Cooper

Career highlights: 2019 Pro Nationals TT 5th place. 3rd at Wilmington Grand Prix 2018, 3rd GC at Killington Stage Race 2018, 11th at NorthStar Grand Prix TT 2017

First race experience: Earning scars at Turkey Hill in the CAT5

Favorite training road: Ocean Blvd, Rye, NH

Best post race food: Meredith's recovery shakes! When those aren't available- Pizza Combos w/ chocolate milk.

Who I ride for: A little different, but I would like to ride for "Tree of Life Congregation" this year. Words fail me. An act of violence took place at my home, close to friends, close to family, targeting a welcoming community built by kind, honest, giving people. The world needs every ounce of love we have to give.

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Patrick Collins

Career highlight: Finishing the wild & grueling Tour of Qinghai Lake in 2017 aka the "unofficial fourth Grand Tour".   7 career top 10 UCI CX results. Earning TV time at the 2018 Tour de Guadeloupe in breakaways & assisting teammate for podium finishes.  Best Young Rider at 2017 Doylestown Crit

First race experience: The Wachusett Mountain Hillclimb. My dad hiked up to the midway point & cheered for me while I was suffering hard.

Favorite training road: Pretty much any gravel/dirt road. Vermont has some nice ones.

Best post race food: Anything that's lying around... :)

Who I ride for: I ride for my loving and supportive parents.

Taylor Warren

Career highlight: Winning our only race in 2020 at Tour of Southern Highlands!  Hour Record holder at the San Diego Velodrome.  Winning the 2016 Colorado Pro1/2 state championship road race the weekend before also winning the state criterium championship.

First race experience: Doing a local time trial around Orlando international airport as a junior.

Favorite training road: Sunrise highway in the Cleveland national forest, about 50 miles east of SD.

Best post race food: Definitely In-and-Out Burger if I'm on the west coast, District Taco on the East Coast!

Who I ride for: I'm riding for my mom, Ginger Warren. She has supported me throughout my whole cycling career.

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Sean Burger

Career highlight: 8th in the 2018 Amateur Nationals Criterium.  I pulled off my first win as a Cat 1 at the Media Criterium in PA. This summer I finally begin to find confidence in my abilities, training, and experienced based knowledge. My teammate Will and I shared effort and kept the pace just high enough in the winning move. He attacked with 2 laps remaining for the final preem (I leaned over and told him to go for it. He was already planning to!). I followed any chasers wheels until he was caught with one to go. I jumped early into the last turn and took it all the way. Everything came together for a day, and riding aggressive paid off.

First race experience: 2013 Philly Phlyer Road Race with Temple University!

Favorite training road: Locally my favorite PA road is Shed Road in French Creek State Park. Favorite destination training road has to be Mount Lemmon in Tucson, AZ. 

Best post race food: Chocolate protein recovery shake made with coconut milk and banana.

Who I ride for: I race for my mom Donna Burger. Her support and influence to push me to always step outside of my comfort zone and engage in a wide range of team and group based experiences was and is vital to my development as a person and athlete.

Andrew Giniat

Career highlight: My favorite result to date was at the Lake Bluff Crit at Intelligentsia Cup in 2017. I bridged solo to a break of 4 in the final 5 laps and once there knew I could ride the short descent on the back half of the course so I attacked the break going into the bell and held them off until the final meters where I got passed to end up 3rd.

First race experience: My first race was at the Northbrook Velodrome near Chicago. I was 15 years old riding a steel Bianchi Pista I bought while working at a local shop. My second racing experience was in the Chicago Cross Cup at 20yrs old, also on a steel single speed!

Favorite training road: Living in Asheville, NC there are no shortage of amazing roads, but if I had to choose I'd pick the Elk Trail climb that connects Elk Mountain to the Blue Ridge Parkway. It's scenic, quiet, curvaceous and just the right grade. It also presents a feeling of exposure which is less common to roads in  NC than say Colorado.

Best post race food: Banana post race but quickly followed by rice and eggs with a bit of soy sauce. Lots of quick sugars, some electrolytes and some protein.

Who I ride for: At the end of the day I'm most motivated internally but I do love making my parents proud and always dig an extra bit when they're present.

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Will Gleason

Career highlight: 1st at 2018 Tour of Washington County Stage 1 and 2nd GC. 2nd at 2018 Tour de Greta. 1st GC at 2017 Green Mountain Stage Race and 1st on Stage2. 3rd at 2017 Capital Region Road Race.

First race experience: Groveport Time trial at age 12. I missed the first turn and rode 20 miles offcourse until the police found me and told me I was lost.

Favorite training road: Shed Road, Birdsboro, PA.

Best post race food: Burger and Fries

Who I ride for: Coming soon!

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Cristhian Ravelo

Career highlight: 2017 Green Mountain Stage Race GC Team Victory, 3rd at 2017 Vail TT, 8th at 2016 Leadville 100.

First race experience: Mountain bike race in the Vail town series when I was 13 years old. I won! 

Favorite training road: Mountain bike race in the Vail town series when I was 13 years old. I won! 

Best post race food: Rice and eggs. 

Who I ride for: Ravelo Avila.  My family, team and everyone around me is also who I ride for with out their support I wouldn’t have that drive and willingness to chase my dreams.

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Tim Weigelt

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Allan Schroeder

Career highlight: 2019 Idaho State Road Race Champ! 2018 Idaho State Crit Champ!

First race experience: Racing cross at Idaho Wafflecross in 2017. It was 45mins of sand, dust, and pain. And I loved every bit of it.

Favorite training road: Bogus Basin Rd (paved), N Fork Boise River Rd (grav)

 

Best post race food: Burger and fries for suuuure

Who I ride for: The City of Boise. It's got a surprisingly rich history of bike racing and everyone in the scene is friendly, knowledgeable, motivational, and 100% supportive of chasing this crazy dream.

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Scott Sunderman

                                 -HEAD MECHANIC

 

 

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Kurt Dodds

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    Meredith

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         Pedal

                                      -DOG