Webcor Builders/Platinum Women's Cycling Team
Team Training Camp at Morro Bay Report.
Webcor Builders returns this year with a strong team new presenting sponsor
The team at Moro Bay Camp Photo Credit: Justin Slarks.
The Webcor/Platinum team has six riders returning from last year: 2004
National Time Trial Champion and Olympian, Dr. Christine Thorburn, 2005 National
Road Champion, Katheryn Curi, 2005 Canadian National Road Race silver medalist,
Erinne Willock, 2005 Canadian National Time Trial bronze medalist, Felicia Gomez
as well as ever improving riders Cat Malone and Betina Hold.
A new addition to the team is 2005 Collegiate National Omnium Champion, Amber
Rais. "Amber has a huge amount of potential - she went from Cat 4 to Cat 1 in
2005! She guest rode with the team at Cascade and Bermuda and was a great
fit."said co-team manager and former World Time Trial Champion, Karen Brems.
Also returning in 2006 is team director/co-manager, Carmen D'Aluisio, former US
National Criterium Champion.
New for 2006
Co-director: Carmen D'Auisio
With generous support from Webcor Builders, the team had a hugely successful
2005 season. The team completed the year with a total of 27 victories, a
National Championship title, and winning the Individual, Team and Young Rider
categories in the Women's Prestige Series. In addition, four Webcor Builders
riders qualified to compete at the World Championships for their respective
Webcor Builders CEO, Andy Ball, is extremely pleased to continue supporting
the women's team in 2006. "The women had a fantastic season and will do even
better in 2006!" said Ball.
The team recently returned from a training camp in
sunny San Louis Obispo, CA hosted by clothing sponsor, Voler Cycling Apparel.
The great chemistry that gave the team so many victories last season was again
The Webcor Builders Women's team welcomes additional sponsorship from Platinum
Advisors for 2006, and will be presented as the Webcor/Platinum Women's Cycling
Team. Platinum Advisors, a premier issues advocacy and project development
consulting firm in California, was a supporting sponsor of the team in 2005 is
excited to increase their involvement.
Webcor Builders: the largest general contractor in California and the 7th
largest Concrete Contractor in the Nation
Platinum Advisors: California's leading full service issues advocacy, strategic
planning, project development and public affairs company.
Supporting Sponsors: including principal trade partners of Webcor Builders:
· Anning-Johnson Company
· Clark Pacific
· Diversified Fire Products
· ValleyCrest Landscape Development
· ABD Insurance Services
· Critchfield Mechanical Inc
· Rosendin Electric, Inc
· M.G. Boost & Associates
· Architectual Glass and Aluminum Co.
· Central Concrete Supply Co.
· Channel Lumber Co.
· Keefe Team Realtors
· Bode Gravel Company
Equipment and Service Sponsors:
· Orbea bicycles
· Easton wheels, handlebars, stems and seatposts
· Specialized tires, shoes, helmets and optics
· Voler cycling apparel
· PowerBar nutritional products
· Speedplay pedals
· Fizik saddles
· Melrose Name Plate and Label Co.
· The Bicycle Outfitter bike shop
· Karl Ehlert, DC. Chiropractic Care
· Patagonia casual clothing
· Enterprise Fleet Services
· Defeet socks and base layer system
· Timbuk2 bags
· UC Davis Sports Medicine program
· Christopher Norris Photography
· Sports Cross First Aid Kits