TEAM TIBCO - Silicon Valley Bank

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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: Armed Forces Cycling Classic

For another double race weekend, Team TIBCO - Silicon Valley Bank will be racing the Armed Forces Cycling Classic this weekend, in addition to the LOTTO Thüringen Ladies Tour. Nicolle Bruderer (GTM), Sharlotte Lucas (NZL), Emily Marcolini (CAN) and Kendall Ryan (USA) will be in Northern Virginia for the Armed Forces Cycling Classic’s two days of racing: the Crystal Cup and the Clarendon Cup. LIVE streaming of Sunday’s event will be available for purchase. In its 22nd year, the Armed Forces Cycling Classic’s Clarendon Cup has become one of the premier races of the greater Washington DC area. The two days of criterium races have been a staple in Team TIBCO - Silicon Valley Bank’s racing calend

Race Preview: LOTTO Thüringen Ladies Tour

Team TIBCO - Silicon Valley Bank will be racing the LOTTO Thüringen Ladies Tour, a six day UCI stage race that starts tomorrow through Sunday, June 2. Held in Germany, the race covers around 525 kilometers and over 17,000 feet of climbing over the six stages, including a time trial on Saturday. Team TIBCO - Silicon Valley Bank’s roster for Thüringen is: Alice Cobb (GBR), Nina Kessler (NED), Shannon Malseed (AUS), Emily Newsom (USA) and Rozanne Slik (NED). The race is known for its short, punchy climbs, fast descents and undulating terrain. In last year’s edition of the race, Rozanne Slik won stage five in Dörtendorfer, out-kicking the competition atop the famous ‘Hankaberg’. The team brings

Race Preview: Winston-Salem Cycling Classic

Team TIBCO - Silicon Valley Bank races the Winston-Salem Cycling Classic this weekend, starting with a criterium today and a UCI road race on Monday, May 27. All the racing events will be held in downtown Winston-Salem and will feature live stream video coverage. Racing the criterium for Team TIBCO - Silicon Valley Bank will be: Lex Albrecht (CAN), Nicolle Bruderer (GTM), Sharlotte Lucas (NZL), Emily Marcolini (CAN), Emily Newsom (USA) and Kendall Ryan (USA). Lauren Stephens (USA), who won the 2017 edition of the road race, will join the team for the UCI event on Monday. The criterium is one of the toughest courses on the USA Cycling National calendar. Its figure eight course includes an ove

Brodie Chapman Climbs to 6th at Amgen Tour of California

Team TIBCO - Silicon Valley Bank’s Brodie Chapman (AUS) climbed to 6th place overall at the Amgen Tour of California, finishing in the top 10 on every stage. The UCI World Tour stage race was the most challenging in the event’s history, with three stages covering over 20,800 feet of climbing, including a beyond category climb up Mt. Baldy. “The tour of California was definitely the toughest edition of the race yet,” said Rachel Hedderman Program Manager and Head Sports Director of Team TIBCO - Silicon Valley Bank. “With three challenging stages, it was not one for the feint hearted. The team stepped up to the challenge, placing Brodie in the top 10 on every stage and 6th overall. It is great

Team TIBCO - Silicon Valley Bank: Ready for our ‘Home’ Race - the Amgen Tour of California

Photo: Kendall Ryan's victory on Stage One at the 2018 Amgen Tour of California Team TIBCO - Silicon Valley Bank is ready for the Amgen Tour of California, which starts this Thursday, May 16. The three-day UCI World Tour stage race, held concurrently with the men’s event, will kick off in Ventura, CA, the hometown of Kendall Ryan, who won the opening stage in last year’s event. The Team TIBCO - Silicon Valley Bank line-up for the Amgen Tour of California will be Brodie Chapman (AUS), Alice Cobb (GBR), Alison Jackson (CAN), Emily Newsom (USA), Kendall Ryan (USA) and Lauren Stephens (USA). The longest women’s race in the event’s history, this year’s three-stage race will include an accumulativ

Nina Kessler Scores the Queen of the Mountains Jersey, 4th GC at the Tour of Chongming Island

Team TIBCO - Silicon Valley Bank’s Nina Kessler (NED) scored the Queen of the Mountains jersey and fourth overall at the Tour of Chongming Island. After a successful three days of racing, the team presented the QOM jersey to Silicon Valley Bank’s Shanghai Office and hosted a ride, presentation, and Q&A session with the SVB team, partners, and clients. “I'm really proud how well our team of five riders worked together,” said Patricia Schwager, Assistant Sports Director for Team TIBCO - Silicon Valley Bank. “It was a real team effort in all of the three stages, and to come away with 4th GC in this World Tour race is an outstanding result.” On day one, Nina sprinted for the QOM points and 3rd p

Race Preview: Tour of Chongming Island

Team TIBCO - Silicon Valley Bank is now in China racing the Tour of Chongming Island, the next stop on the UCI World Tour calendar. A flat and fast course, the Tour of Chongming Island is known for its exciting sprint finishes. In last year’s edition of the race, Team TIBCO - Silicon Valley Bank won the team competition, and Shannon Malseed (AUS) secured 2nd place overall. Racing the Tour of Chongming Island for Team TIBCO - Silicon Valley Bank is: Nicolle Bruderer (GTM), Nina Kessler (NED), Sharlotte Lucas (NZL), Shannon Malseed (AUS) and Rozanne Slik (NED). “This is typically a sprinter’s race, and we have a talented group of riders who know how to be in the mix when it counts,” said Linda

Brodie Chapman Powers to Victory at the Tour of the Gila

Photo Courtesy of the Tour of the Gila After five hard-fought days of racing, Brodie Chapman (AUS) today pulled off a stunning victory on the final day of the Tour of the Gila. Chapman poured herself into the last climb on the ‘Gila monster’ stage, winning the stage solo and securing her overall victory. “Wow, what a day for the team,” said Chapman. “I could feel everyone’s commitment, and it gave me such confidence that the team believed in me. The plan was executed perfectly. I was fed, encouraged and led out like a sprint train to the base of the final climb where I just went and did my thing. “I was really nervous that we might lose the jersey - but the team effort to fight for the win

Alison Jackson Scores 3rd on the First Stage of the Asda Tour de Yorkshire

Photo: Anton Vos May 3, 2019 — Today, Alison Jackson (CAN) finished third in the opening stage of the Tour de Yorkshire. In an exciting sprint finish to the line, Jackson edged along the right side of the field, powering her way into third in a stacked field. “This is a great result with so many world class riders in the field,” said Ruud Verhagen, Sports Director for Team TIBCO - Silicon Valley Bank. Jackson added, “We came into the race with a really good plan for the team. We have been working together really well all spring and had a calculated plan for this race. In the final meters, Nina [Kessler] and I were together, and even though it got chaotic, we could always find each other in t

Race Preview: Tour de Yorkshire

Photo: Pascal Giente In addition to the Tour of the Gila, Team TIBCO - Silicon Valley Bank will be racing the ASDA Tour de Yorkshire Women’s Race this Friday and Saturday, May 3-4. For the first time, both stages of the women’s event will be held on the exact same courses as in the men’s races, making this the longest and most challenging edition of the race. Team TIBCO - Silicon Valley Bank’s roster for the Tour de Yorkshire will be Alison Jackson (CAN), Nina Kessler (NED), Shannon Malseed (AUS), Rozanne Slik (NED) and Lauren Stephens (USA). The Tour de Yorkshire features a total of 264km and around 10,500 feet of climbing over the two days of racing. The first stage, covering 132 kilometer

Brodie Chapman's Gritty Victory at the Tour of the Gila (Stage One)

Pictured: Tour of the Gila Stage 1: 1st - Brodie Chapman (AUS), 2nd - Edwige Pitel (FRA) and 3rd - Kristabel Doebel-Hickok (USA) In a thrilling uphill battle to the finish, Brodie Chapman (AUS) won the opening stage of the Tour of the Gila today. Chapman caught Kristabel Doebel-Hickok with just 200 meters to go, in an impressive demonstration of ‘determination and grit’. Overall, it was a race of tactics and teamwork, with the goal to protect Chapman and be ready for the biggest challenge of the day: the Mogollon climb. Other teams set a hard tempo on the first part of the climb, immediately splitting the field. It wasn’t until the latter part of the climb that Chapman and two other riders g

Team TIBCO - Silicon Valley Bank Welcomes Emily Marcolini to the Official Team Roster

Team TIBCO - Silicon Valley Bank today announced the addition of Emily Marcolini (CAN) to the team’s official roster, with her first race with the team starting today at the Tour of the Gila. “I’m excited to bring Emily onto the team,” said Rachel Hedderman, Head Sports Director for Team TIBCO - Silicon Valley Bank. “Emily has been racing with us already this year in Redlands and Joe Martin and proved herself to be an integral part of the team, so to bring her on board full time seemed like an obvious move. She’s already showed her climbing ability, and she is a strong team player. I’m looking forward to her continued development.” Emily’s athletic career began in running, where she raced fo

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