|Status|| National (2012–2015) |
UCI Women's Team (2016–2017)
|Team name history|
|Colavita Bolla Wines|
Colavita–Sutter Pro Cycling Team
Colavita Olive Oil–Sutter Home Wines Cycling Team
Colavita–Sutter Home p/b Cooking Light
Colavita/Baci Women's Cycling Team
Colavita-Forno d'Asolo Women's Cycling Team
Colavita–espnW Pro Cycling Team
Colavita/Bianchi is a professional women's cycling team based in the United States that competes in elite road bicycle racing events.
A cycling team is a group of cyclists who join a team or are acquired and train together to compete in bicycle races whether amateur or professional – and the supporting personnel. Cycling teams are most important in road bicycle racing, which is a team sport, but collaboration between team members is also important in track cycling and cyclo-cross.
Road bicycle racing is the cycle sport discipline of road cycling, held on paved roads. Road racing is the most popular professional form of bicycle racing, in terms of numbers of competitors, events and spectators. The two most common competition formats are mass start events, where riders start simultaneously and race to set finish point; and time trials, where individual riders or teams race a course alone against the clock. Stage races or "tours" take multiple days, and consist of several mass-start or time-trial stages ridden consecutively.
Colavita started sponsoring the team in 2003; in August 2017 the company said that it intended to withdraw its sponsorship at the end of the year.
Colavita is an Italian company best known for olive oil.
Iona Wynter-Parks, née Wynter is a former triathlete and cyclist from Jamaica.
Team Jumbo–Visma is a men's professional bicycle racing team, successor of the former Rabobank. The team consists of three sections: ProTeam, Continental, and Cyclo-cross.
The USA Cycling National Racing Calendar (NRC) is an annual competition of road bicycle racing events held in the United States and sponsored by USA Cycling. The NRC includes a men's and women's individual and team rankings based on points awarded at the events. The competition is open to amateur and professional riders regardless of national origin.
The 2007 Tour of Missouri is the inaugural edition of a professional road bicycle racing stage race held in Missouri that made its debut on September 11, 2007 with six days of racing. Run by same organizers as the Tour de Georgia and the Amgen Tour of California, the Tour of Missouri is being billed as the third highest profile domestic race in the United States. The Tour is part of the 2006-2007 UCI America Tour and the inaugural 2007 USA Cycling Professional Tour.
Bianchi was an Italian professional cycling team that was sponsored by and cycled on Bianchi Bicycles. A Bianchi cycling team existed in 1899 which implies that Bianchi was sponsoring professional cycling at a very early stage in the sport. It appears that the team existed from 1899 to 1900, then from 1905 to 1966, then from 1973 until 1984. It existed again in 1993 and for the last time in 2003, as Team Bianchi. In addition Bianchi has been a co-sponsor of many cycling teams.
Rachel Elisabeth Heal is an English former racing cyclist, who currently works a directeur sportif for UCI Women's Team Tibco–Silicon Valley Bank.
F.I.V. Edoardo Bianchi S.p.A, commonly known as Bianchi is the world's oldest bicycle manufacturing company still in existence, having pioneered the use of equal-sized wheels with pneumatic rubber tires. The company was founded in Italy in 1885 and in addition to bicycles it produced motorcycles from 1897 to 1967. In 1955 the joint-venture Autobianchi was created together with Fiat and Pirelli for the manufacturing of cars – Autobianchi was subsequently sold to Fiat in 1969.
Bora–Hansgrohe is a UCI WorldTeam cycling team established in 2010 with a German license, founded and managed by w:de:Ralph Denk. It is sponsored by BORA, German manufacturer, and Hansgrohe, bathroom fittings manufacturer. Its aim is "improving the image of road cycling in Germany".
Kathryn Bertine is a Saint Kitts and Nevis racing cyclist, writer, film-maker and former figure skater and triathlete. She competed in the 2013 UCI women's road race in Florence but failed to finish.
James (Jame) Monroe Carney is an American former professional cyclist. He has made two Olympic Teams. In 2000, he placed 5th in the 40 kilometer Points Race, currently the best finish by an American in that event. Since 2002, Jame elevated his coaching efforts and started to take on aspiring young athletes. In 2008, he took the position of Competition Director of the Cheerwine Woman’s Professional Cycling Team. This Team was the #1 ranked Women’s Team in the United States at the conclusion of the season. Over the past 2 years, he has won many of the premiere US Track cycling events and continuously proves that he still has World Class form. At the age of 42, he finished 7th place at the Cali, Colombia World Cup and 5th place at the Beijing, China World Cup. Jame won his 22nd National Title at the 2012 Elite Track National Championships.
The 2015 Amgen Tour of California Women’s Race is the first edition of the new-look Tour of California women's race held in California, with a UCI rating of 2.1.
Kimberley Wells is an Australian racing cyclist who has represented Australia in the United States, Middle East and Europe.
The 2015 Philadelphia Cycling Classic, known as The Parx Casino Philly Cycling Classic for sponsorship purposes, was the sixth round of the 2015 UCI Women's Road World Cup. It was held on 7 June 2015, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. The event had last appeared in the Women's Road World Cup in 2001, as the Liberty Classic.
Elizabeth Newell Hernandez is an American female road and track cyclist. She competed in the points race event at the 2014 UCI Track Cycling World Championships. She is part of the UCI women's team named Colavita/Bianchi.
Lauretta Hanson is an Australian professional racing cyclist, who currently rides for UCI Women's Team Trek–Segafredo.
Jessica Cutler is an American professional racing cyclist who rides for Colavita/Bianchi.
Kathryn Donovan is an American professional racing cyclist who rides for Colavita/Bianchi.
Gretchen Stumhofer is an American professional racing cyclist who rides for Sho-Air Twenty20 and formerly rode for Colavita/Bianchi.
The 2018 UCI Women's World Tour was a competition that included twenty-four road cycling events throughout the 2018 women's cycling season. It was the third edition of the ranking system launched by the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) in 2016. The competition began with Strade Bianche on 3 March and concluded with the Tour of Guangxi on 21 October. Anna van der Breggen of the Netherlands was the defending champion.