Team

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About the team

We are a multi-disciplinary amateur competitive cycling team of men and women.

Core Values

We have a passion for racing

  • We race with class, integrity and good sportsmanship.
  • We talk with our legs, not our mouths.
  • We race and ride safely.
  • We promote the sport of cycling.
  • We recognize that personal achievements take many forms that are not or cannot be reflected on a results sheet.
  • We race aggressively and don’t give up.

We appreciate our team

  • We are positive ambassadors for our sponsors, above reproach while in team kit.
  • We each do our part and pitch in to do the work of the team.

We value each other

  • We invest in our teammates and help them become the best racers they can be.
  • We respect our teammates, other teams, and fellow racers of all capabilities and levels.
  • We advocate for equality between men and women racers.
  • We strive for a diverse team membership.
  • We know all our teammates; we are not strangers in the same kit.
  • We have fun together!

Quick Facts

  • Club name is Liquid Velo, Inc. Title sponsorship name is currently SCCA/Starbucks Cycling.
  • We are a non-profit 501(c)(3).
  • Our roster is 75 riders maximum.
  • Team colors are green and black.

Team Membership Requirements

  • Ten races per year. For first year racers, this includes five road races.
  • Volunteer at one of the team races or perform commensurate service to the team.
  • Attend 2 team rides per month over the winter (October-February).
  • Attend quarterly team meetings.
  • Adhere to team values.

History

  • 2004 – Women’s only team of Starbucks associates seeded with corporate partnership club funds.
  • 2008 – Ride for a Reason men’s team merged with Starbucks women to create a co-ed team.
  • 2008 – Seattle Cancer Care Alliance joins as a co-title sponsor.
  • 2012 – First “home grown” Women road Cat 2s.
  • 2013 – First “home grown” Men road Cat2s.
  • 2013 – Team sends a squad of Cat 1/2 racers to a National Race Calendar Event, Cascade Classic.

Sponsorship

For more information on our sponsors check out the Sponsors Page