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ABOUT US

Team TIBCO-Silicon Valley Bank is the longest running professional women’s cycling team in North America.  Since 2004, the team’s mission has been to help aspiring female cyclists achieve their dreams of becoming top International competitors.  The team has had numerous riders named to Olympic and World Championship squads and has produced several national champions.

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Race Preview: Tour of the Gila

After a successful series of European Spring Classics races, Team TIBCO - Silicon Valley Bank looks to the next event: the Tour of the Gila. Featuring mountain top finishes, gusty winds and undulating terrain through iconic Western landscapes, the Tour of the Gila has solidified itself as a staple on the American racing circuit. Team TIBCO - Silicon Valley Bank’s roster for the Tour of the Gila is Lex Albrecht (CAN), Brodie Chapman (AUS), Alice Cobb (GBR), Sharlotte Lucas (NZL), Emily Marcolini (CAN) and Emily Newsom (USA). Today’s 114.3-km stage is mostly flat, with the wind being the biggest challenge riders face - until the final 7km climb. Finishing just below the Mogollon ghost town, th

Team TIBCO - Silicon Valley Bank Ready for 3rd World Tour Race in a Week: Liège-Bastogne-Liège

Packing in five races in April, Silicon Valley Bank is ready for their next event: Sunday’s Liège-Bastogne-Liège, the team’s third World Tour race in one week. Once again, it will be Alison Jackson (CAN), Nina Kessler (NED), Shannon Malseed (AUS), Rozanne Slik (NED) and Lauren Stephens (USA) lining up for the third and final race of the Ardennes Classics. The 138.5-kilometer course features undulating terrain, with five classified climbs, three in the last portion of the race: the Côte de la Vecquée, La Redoute and Roche-aux-Faucons. “It’s a new finish this year,” said Ruud Verhagen, Sports Director for Team TIBCO - Silicon Valley Bank. “Without the uphill climb into Ans at the end of the ra

Top 10 for Brodie Chapman at Flèche Wallonne

Brodie Chapman climbs to 9th place on the Mur de Huy. Photo by Vélofocus. Brodie Chapman (AUS) powered her way to a top ten finish through the final climbs of Flèche Wallonne, finishing 9th overall. A well executed team plan kept Chapman in a solid position to go with the leaders on the final ascents of Côte de Cherave and the Mur de Huy. “I am very happy with how the team rode today,” said Ruud Verhagen, Sports Director for Team TIBCO - Silicon Valley Bank. “It was the plan to bring Brodie in best possible position for the finish, and we did so well. It’s amazing how each rider did her job as we discussed. We had a strong team plan today, and seeing it come together was great.” “Wow, I’m re

Team TIBCO - Silicon Valley Bank Eyes the World Tour Race: Flèche Wallonne

After Sunday's top ten finish at Amstel Gold, Team TIBCO - Silicon Valley Bank is ready for the next stop on the UCI World Tour: Flèche Wallonne Feminine, a hilly race in the Wallonia region of Belgium. The race kicks off this Wednesday, April 24, at 10:30am local time (1:30am PDT), with an expected finish time around 2pm (5am PDT). Team TIBCO - Silicon Valley Bank’s roster for the Flèche Wallonne will be Brodie Chapman (AUS), Alison Jackson (CAN), Nina Kessler (NED), Shannon Malseed (AUS), Rozanne Slik (NED) and Lauren Stephens (USA). With its finish atop the steep Mur de Huy, Flèche Wallonne is where Brodie Chapman, in her first year as a pro in 2018, scored her first top 20 finish at a Wo

Team TIBCO - Silicon Valley Bank Scores 9th at Amstel Gold Race Ladies Edition

Team TIBCO - Silicon Valley Bank’s Alison Jackson (CAN) scored 9th place overall at the Amstel Gold Race Ladies Edition, the 7th stop on the UCI World Tour calendar. Jackson’s result was the culmination of a race full of tactical attacks, teamwork and a long-held breakaway by Shannon Malseed (AUS), who broke away 3km into the race with six other riders and stayed away for a large part of the race. Jackson attacked on the final climb of the Cauberg, an early move that was countered by the eventual race winner, Katarzyna Niewiadoma (POL). “It was a really good result for the team,” said Ruud Verhagen, Sports Director for Team TIBCO - Silicon Valley Bank. “Shannon was in the break from 3 kilome

Team TIBCO - Silicon Valley Bank Sweeps Podium at Sea Otter, 2nd at Joe Martin Stage Race and Top 15

Preview: On Sunday, the Team Races Amstel Gold Race Ladies Edition Pescadero, CA — April 19, 2019 — The first two weeks of April saw seven race days for Team TIBCO Silicon Valley Bank, resulting in 9 podiums in the U.S and another top 15 result in the Women’s World Tour (WWT). At the Sea Otter Classic, the team swept the podium, claiming all three podium spots in the road and circuit races. This result was in the wake of Shannon Malseed’s 2nd place finish overall at the Joe Martin Stage race and Alison Jackson’s 15th place finish at the iconic Tour of Flanders. Next up, the team will be racing the Amstel Gold Race Ladies Edition on Sunday, April 21. Lining up at Amstel Gold will be Brodi

Shannon Malseed Wins Stage at Joe Martin, Prepares for Final Day; Squad in Europe Lines Up For Tour

Team TIBCO - Silicon Valley Bank is racing another double race weekend, with the Tour of Flanders tomorrow and the ongoing Joe Martin Stage Race (JMSR). Lining up for the Tour of Flanders is: Brodie Chapman (AUS), Alison Jackson (CAN), Nina Kessler (NED), Kendall Ryan (USA), Roxanne Slik (NED) and Lauren Stephens (USA). Shannon Malseed (AUS) kicked off JMSR with a second place finish in a breakaway sprint up the final climb, and won the second stage with a powerful sprint across the line. “[It was] such an amazing team effort,” said Malseed. “I couldn’t have pulled off the win if it weren’t for my Team TIBCO - Silicon Valley Bank squad riding the way they did today with 100% commitment.” Af

Race Preview: Joe Martin Stage Race

Team TIBCO - Silicon Valley Bank is lining up today for the 42nd edition of the Joe Martin Stage Race. The four-day stage race features challenging courses that include steep climbs, an uphill time trial and fast finishes. Team TIBCO - Silicon Valley Bank’s roster for this year’s event will be: Lex Albrecht (CAN), Alice Cobb (GBR), Sharlotte Lucas (NZL), Shannon Malseed (AUS), Emily Newsom (USA) and guest rider Emily Marcolini (CAN). "After a great start to the US season in Redlands, the next US stop for the team is the Joe Martin Stage Race," said Rachel Hedderman, Program Manager and Head Sports Director for Team TIBCO - Silicon Valley Bank. "With 2 hard road stages, an uphill TT and one

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