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Colavita/Sutter Home Women's Team presented by Cooking Light Selected for Giro
d'Italia Donne. Riders selected to ride at Pan Am Games.
Tina Pic to Lead Team in Women's Giro
Colavita/Sutter Home Women’s Cycling Team presented by Cooking Light has been
invited to join the top women’s cycling teams in the world to race the Giro
d’Italia Donne in July. Tina Pic, ranked among the top five female cyclists in
the United States, will lead the squad at the 10-day race, recognized as one of
the most prestigious events on the international cycling calendar.
Joining Pic will be Alison Powers, just back from Europe where she raced the
last two rounds of the UCI Women’s Road World Cup as a member of the elite US
National Team. Also riding in Colavita/Sutter Home colors at the Giro d’Italia
will be Andrea Dvorak, Stacey Spencer, Sarah Tillotson, and Iona Wynter-Parks.
Pic and Powers have also been selected to represent the United States at the
Pan American Championships in Carabobo, Venezuela, along with Colavita/Sutter
Home teammate Dotsie Bausch. At the Pan American Road and Track Championships,
Pic will compete in the road race scheduled for May 26, 2007. Bausch and Powers
will compete in the road race as well as the time trial, which will take place
on May 25. Wynter-Parks will represent her native Jamaica at the Pan American
Championships as well.
Charles Dionne Represents Canada in Carabobo
In addition, the Canadian Cycling Association announced that Charles
Dionne, who rides for the Colavita/Sutter Home Men’s Cycling Team presented by
Cooking Light, will represent Canada in the men’s road race on May 27, 2007.
“We are extremely proud that our athletes have been chosen to represent their
home countries at these important games,” said Tom Schuler of Team Sports LLC,
which manages the Colavita/Sutter Home Cycling Teams presented by Cooking Light.
Schuler continued, “We are also honored that the Colavita/Sutter Home Women’s
Cycling Team has been selected for the Giro d’Italia Donne. With the Italian
heritage of our title sponsors, this truly represents a homecoming for our
About the sponsors of the Colavita/Sutter Home Cycling Teams p/by Cooking
Colavita USA imports and distributes the #1 brand of Italian extra-virgin
olive oil in the U.S. as well as durum wheat semolina pasta, a full selection of
balsamic and wine vinegars, and many other fine Italian products. A family-owned
business headquartered in Linden, NJ, Colavita has championed the sport of
cycling throughout its 25+-year history. The company supports the Colavita New
Jersey U19 Racing Team, the largest junior cycling team on the East Coast, as
well as recreational cycling clubs in 9 states, including California, Colorado,
Georgia, Illinois, New Jersey, New Mexico, South Carolina, and Texas. Through
its charitable arm, the Colavita Foundation for Children, the company provides
bicycles and helmets to children in need. To learn more about Colavita USA,
please visit www.Colavita.com
Sutter Home Winery is wholly owned and operated by the Trinchero family, Napa
Valley vintners since 1948. The company produces the wines of Sutter Home,
Trinchero, Montevina, Wild Bunch, Trinity Oaks, Folie à Deux, Ménage à Trois,
Napa Cellars, the number one alcohol-removed wine, Fre, and imports Angove’s,
Reynolds Vineyards and Little Boomey wines of Australia. For more information,
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For the 2007 season, the Colavita/Sutter Home Cycling Teams presented by
Cooking Light will be riding RC7 bikes supplied by Blue Competition Bicycles.
The bikes will be fully equipped with Shimano components, wheels, shoes, and
pedals and Profile Design handle bars and stems. Team jerseys are provided by
Voler Team Apparel. Additional sponsors of the Colavita/Sutter Home Cycling
Teams presented by Cooking Light include Amino Vital nutrition, Maxxis tires,
Specialized helmets and glasses, Rotor chain rings, Headsweats head wear, Park
Tools, Purple Extreme Chain lube, Thule Racks, American Suzuki Motor
Corporation, San Marco Saddles, socks by Defeet, Lavazza Coffee, The Olive
Garden Restaurants, Trainers supplied by Saris, Timex heart rate monitors and
watches, and Cheetah Bars and figs.