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At Peak Cycles Bicycling Shop, we all love bikes and we share our passion for the sport by supporting eight cycling teams in the Colorado Front Range area. Members of our teams race in all levels and in multiple disciplines and plan to race a full arsenal of events throughout the 2015 cycling season. That’s why we are proud to support the cyclists who are a part of the Peak Cycles – BikeParts.com Race teams.
Join us in welcoming and supporting the official BikeParts.com – Peak Cycles Bicycle Shop 2015 Roster of Sponsored Cycling Teams. Make sure to like their Facebook pages, visit their websites, and most of all, cheer them on at the races! Here’s our comprehensive list of teams:
First and foremost, it’s easiest to get to know our XC, Gravity and BMX teams by liking our Peak Cycles Race Team Facebook page. Following is a breakdown of the members per team. You may also want to stay up to date with what is going on in our shop by liking the Peak Cycles BikeParts.com Facebook page. Not only will you stay current with our racers’ events, but you’ll also be privy to shop rides and other cycling activities throughout the summer.
- Peak Cycles- BikeParts.com Race XC Team – ~20 members
- Peak Cycles- BikeParts.com Race GRAVITY Team – ~12 members
- Peak Cycles- BikeParts.com Race BMX Team – ~40 members
School of Mines – ~30 members
CSM Cycling is the official cycling team of the Colorado School of Mines in Golden, CO. The club is an all-inclusive group of men and women sporting a variety of ability levels from beginner to professional. Currently, there are about 70 members with around 35 active racers. The club’s mission is to “introduce new riders to the sport of cycling, field successful racing teams, and, above all, have fun.” Get to know the CSM Cycling club by watching their race video in Crested Butte. You’ll want to support the CSM Cycling team members that are racing at USA Cycling Collegiate Road Nationals this weekend, May 8-10, in Asheville, NC! Follow them on Facebook and on Twitter @minescycling.
Golden High School – ~35 members
The Golden High School mountain bike team started in 2011 with 15 competing students and has been a highly successful and popular program. Finishing 4th place overall in the Colorado High School Cycling League race series and 3rd place in the State Championship race during their first year, the GHS mountain bike team is a competitive group of individuals looking to push themselves both on and off the bike. The team has grown to include over 30 racers and is currently one of the largest high school teams in Colorado. Stay current with team activities on their Facebook page and Twitter @MinesCycling.
Tough Girls – ~25 members
By definition: a “tough girl” is an adventurous, athletic, and strong-minded woman who is passionate about cycling. The ultimate female athlete who rides bikes day in and day out. A tough girl will be found competing in every event in any weather condition. A tough girl is a female cyclist who is able to withstand great strain without tearing or breaking; strong and resilient; physically hardy; rugged.” The non-profit cycling group for women started in 2005 and “promotes active outdoor lifestyles through bicycle racing both regionally and nationally.” Their goal is to “have fun, stay fit, be competitive, and look great doing it!”
Members of the Tough Girls team have had multiple triumphs with podium finishes at various local Colorado and regional races such as 18 hours of Fruita in Fruita, CO and Turkey Cross in Lakewood, CO. It’s easy to keep current with Tough Girl activities and successes by visiting their website, Facebook page and connecting on Twitter @ToughGirlTeam.
Twin Peaks Racing – ~35 members
Twin Peaks cycling is the Colorado front-range racing team for the average joe. Known for its “laid-back culture” and “grass-roots bicycle racing,” the team aims to give cycling enthusiasts of all abilities an outlet for bike racing. The group was found in 1986 and is made up of a group of about 40 men and women. During the 2014 race season, the team competed in 31 races and had 96 individual finished. 40 of those finishes were ranked among the top 10 finishes and 25 ranked within the top 5. You can stay up to date with Twin Peak races on their website or on their Facebook page.
Colorado Collective – ~10 members
The Colorado Collective is a brand new cycling team founded in October, 2014. The group is youthful and competitive at it’s core, comprised of some of the strongest and talented young cyclists in Colorado. Currently the team is made up of 8 young cyclists whose goal is to “bridge the gap between cycling’s unmatched passion and the energy of life’s most fundamental experiences.” Most recently, the team has experience numerous successes with a 4th place finish at the Koppenburg circuit race and top 5 placings at the Tour of the Gila in New Mexico. Stay engaged with this promising group of young cyclists on Twitter @cocollective15, Facebook, or on their website.
Good luck to all racers and all of our teams! At Peak Cycles Bicycle Shop, we wish you great joy in your cycling experiences and continued success throughout the 2015 cycling season!
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