Jake Takes 5th at Mtb Nationals

Collegiate mountain bike nationals are a wrap and Jake Smith took 5th in the club men’s individual omnium!

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Kit Order Site is Open

The alumni kit order site has been opened. Please note that some of the designs are still not up yet. We are going to try to have them up by 9/9/19. Also, we are not going to close the store until 9/23/19 (site currently says 9/16/19 is the close). Link to the store here. You need to make a Castelli account before ordering. Make sure to enter an address, otherwise the items will be sent to the team and not to you.
We will do a t-shirt and apparel order later in the month.

Go Jackets.

Crusader Classic Track Weekend- 2019

This past weekend, we headed down to the Giordana Velodrome to race the Crusader Classic. With collegiate track nationals coming to the Giordana Velodrome September 12th, we were looking forward to getting some practice in on the 250m track.
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Riders (left to right): Carlos, John, Jake, and Jack.
Races done did: the team pursuit, Carlos did the individual pursuit, John did the match sprints and Kilo, Jack did the Kilo, and Jake, John, and Carlos all did the scratch race and the points race.

John impressively managed to take home 4th in the match sprints. We’re excited to come back in a couple weeks for nationals.

New Officer Highlight – Deborah P.

Deborah is our road VP for the 2019-2020 season. She joined the team after coming to Georgia Tech as a Civil Engineering and City Planning masters student.  This past road season she went from a category C to a category A and racked up a plenty of points in the SECCC Team Omnium for the club. As road VP she will be in charge of getting the team around the southeast during the road season, planning our winter team camp, and hosting our home road race weekend.

Deborah can be found riding road, mountain, cross, track, or dancing up hills on the way to class on her single speed.

Home Mountain Race – 2019

We’re hosting an SECCC, mountain, race weekend! In addition to collegiate categories, we will have open (M and F) and junior categories. Prizes (open and junior only) will include: camelback bottles, GT Cycling apparel, Parks-Law goodies, and SRAM swag (courtesy of team alum and SRAM engineer Ben).  Payout sheet for open categories TBA. All categories will have a top three podium. We are working with Chainbuster to put on this event and they will be providing the podium and medals.

Juniors can race in both open and collegiate categories. All riders will need a USAC license. Day of licenses can be purchased on site for a small fee.

Event registration is live over at USAC! Make sure to get signed up to avoid the hassle (and added fees!) of day of sign-up. 

We’re super grateful to have the Cartecay Bike Shop supporting the race by offering neutral support day of and helping with trail work.