Team Ice Sportswear pb Pinnacle Racing Returns for 2015


After a successful debut to the National Racing Calendar series (NRC) in 2014, the Pinnacle Racing elite women’s cycling team continues in its second season. With an emphasis on providing talented, up-and-coming cyclists with race experience, mentorship and team skills, the team will target a full NRC schedule in 2015.

A Team by Women, for Women
Under the leadership of former Canadian National Team Member, Felicia Gomez, and long-time Northern California legend, Jane Despas, the team is well-equipped with the experience, knowledge and tools it needs to navigate the national women’s peloton.

A New Kind of Partnership
With a wide range of business expertise, Team Ice Sportswear pb Pinnacle Racing will bring a unique level of sophistication and professionalism to their partnerships, along with benefits that have been and will continue to be unparalleled by any other team. The Team are brand evangelists and aims to tell the story of their Sponsors brand through social media, face-to face interactions and photos. The Team will showcase how their Sponsors product and/or service functions in the real world and give honest testimonials that resonate deeply with their audience. Team Ice Sportswear pb Pinnacle Racing is comprised of career women and women bike racers that are Ph.D’s, lawyers, creative designers, management executives and mothers who exemplify a new generation of high-performing professionals. Team Ice Sportswear pb Pinnacle Racing members successfully balance work life and home life (not to mention training) and can identify with the unique challenges this demographic faces every day. Team Ice Sportswear pb Pinnacle Racing are connection builders.

Sponsors
ICE Sportswear
Pinnacle Training Systems
Touchstone Climbing
XX2i Optical
Fluid Nutrition
IRC Tires
Rudy Project
Petroglyph

Riders
Sara Bird
Melanie Wong
Tina Hughes
Alessandra Sales
Misha Fuller
Vanessa Johnson
Brittany Lindores
Felicia Gomez – Director
Jane Despas – Director

The team will kick off the race season with the Chico Stage p/b Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. When not racing, this talented group of women will be giving back to the sport by leading training rides for LinkedIn employees in preparation for their first cycling events.

You can follow Team ICE on Facebook throughout the season at facebook.com/teamicepinnacle