Utah’s DNA Cycling – K4 Racing Picked for 2014 Tour of California Women’s Races

April 9, 2014 – The Amgen Tour of California (ATOC) today announced that Utah’s DNA Cycling – K4 Racing will be among the 20 elite teams selected for the women’s circuit race that will be held in conjunction with the Tour. Additionally, another team with Utah connections Threshold Sports powered by Leadout Endurance Coaching, will participate.

ATOC will hold a circuit race on May 11, 2014 and time trial on May 12 for elite women. The circuit race will take place in Sacramento, CA. The 115 rider field will face off in a four corner 1.25 mile circuit around the California State Capitol building.

DNA-K4 Team manager Alex Kim said, “We’re excited and honored to be racing this, and we’re excited to be representing Utah in this international race. It’s great to see the growth and interest in women’s racing.”

Threshold is a partner team with Intermountain LiveWell, a Utah based team, and Leadout Endurance Coaching, a Utah based coaching service.

The races will be sponsored by SRAM. Michael Zellmann, SRAM’s public relations manager said, “We're obviously very proud to be a part of these events, and we anticipate two very fast and seriously exciting days of women's racing. We hope the trend of more women's events continues.”

The full list of teams is as follows:

  • BMW Development Team
  • Canada National Team
  • China Chongming-Giant-Champion System Pro Cycling
  • Colavita/Fine Cooking Women’s Pro Cycling Team
  • CRCA: Stan’s NoTubes presented by enduranceWERX
  • DNA Cycling presented by K4
  • FCS|Zngine presented by Mr. Restore
  • Folsom Bike/Cervélo
  • JETCycling
  • Metromint Cycling
  • Monster Media Racing Team
  • Optum Pro Cycling presented by Kelly Benefit Strategies
  • Pinnacle-Reactor Racing Team presented by JL Velo
  • SPY GIANT RIDE Elite Cycling Team
  • Team Specialized-lululemon
  • Team TIBCO
  • TWENTY16 Pro Cycling
  • Threshold Sports powered by Leadout Endurance Coaching
  • UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team
  • Vanderkitten Racing

 

 

The time trial will be held on May 12 in Folsom, California. The start list includes the following riders, with the top three from the circuit race to be added.

1. Evelyn Stevens, Team Specialized-lululemon
2. Carmen Small, Team Specialized-lululemon
3. Jasmin Glaesser, Team TIBCO
4. Anika Todd, Team TIBCO
5. Laura Brown, Colavita/Fine Cooking Women’s Pro Cycling Team
6. Annie Ewart, Optum Pro Cycling presented by Kelly Benefit Strategies
7. Brianna Walle, Optum Pro Cycling presented by Kelly Benefit Strategies
8. Kristin McGrath, TWENTY16 Pro Cycling
9. Alison Tetrick, TWENTY16 Pro Cycling
10. Gillian Carleton, Vanderkitten Racing
11. Amber Neben, FCS|Zngine presented by Mr. Restore
12. Hong Yu Liang, China Chongming-Giant-Champion System Pro Cycling
13. Greta Neimanas, U.S. Paracycling Team
14. Robin Farina, SPY GIANT RIDE Elite Cycling Team
15. Alison Powers, UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team
16. Mara Abbott, UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team
17. Kathryn Bertine, Saint Kitts and Nevis National Team

 

 

For more information, visit www.amgentourofcalifornia.com

 

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