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2016 Membership Drive!

November 2nd, 2015|News and Results|

BE PART OF SOMETHING SPECIAL IN WOMEN'S CYCLING... Yep, it is that time of year! 2016 is right around the corner and your Board of Directors has been very busy planning for another exciting year.  Our 2016 PRIMAL WEAR TEAM STORE is ready with some great new product.  Our membership drive starts NOW and the TEAM STORE CLOSES NOV 22. HERE ARE A FEW OF B4T9 ACCOMPLISHMENTS IN 2015: B4T9 RACE TEAM has continued long tradition of participation in racing including all cycling disciplines including USAC State and National Road and Track Championships, Race Across the West, Sea Otter Classic, Leadville, to name a few. B4T9 MEMBERS have ridden their bikes for charity collectively raising over $38.000. Charities include: Arthritis Foundation, Central [...]

2015 Team Camp Is Here!

October 27th, 2015|News and Results|

Fall Team Camp Weekend Friday 10/30/15 – Sunday 11/1/15 You’re welcome to attend one, two or all three days of camp. Helmets are required, bring a flat tire repair kit, plenty of water and your team spirit. This will be a fun opportunity to meet together as a team and share our passion of riding our bikes! This is also the kick off for our 2016 membership drive. What makes B4T9 awesome is YOU! We have accomplished quite a bit this past year. Check out our website for all the community support / donations we have provided as a team: We encourage everyone to invite friends who are interested in becoming members to join us at team camp. The rides are open [...]

B4T9 Blazes to 1st Place at RAW

June 19th, 2015|News and Results|

B4T9 Blaze four-woman team raced to victory in this year’s Race Across the West! 1st place winners B4T9ers Julia Geischen, Kelly Mclaughlin, Lori Solano and Kim Stackpole Nielson with support crew Frazer Hazlett , David Plyler, Mark Farias, Vida Strong, Wendy Kosche and Elyse Goin. Racing from Oceanside, CA to Durango, CO, B4T9ers Julia Geischen, Kelly Mclaughlin, Lori Solano and Kim Stackpole Nielson flew into Durango nearly five hours ahead of their closest competitor in 2 days, 4 hours and 13 minutes. This outstanding team was supported by an equally outstanding crew including last year’s RAW winner Frazer Hazlett as crew chief, along with David Plyler, Mark Farias, Vida Strong, Wendy Kosche and Elyse Goin. Our heartfelt congratulations goes out [...]

Blaze Team Blazes RAW!

June 17th, 2015|News and Results|

Team B4T9 Blaze - Kelly Mclaughlin, Kim Stackpole Nielson, Lori Solano & Julia Geischen This year, B4T9 has a strong contingent for the Race Across the West with a 4 woman team. The race started 6/16 from Oceanside and will end 860 miles later in Durango CO. We have Julia Geischen, Kelly Mclaughlin, Lori Solano and Kim Stackpole Nielson competing. Check out their progress on and learn more about these inspirational racers on their dedicated facebook page: B4T9 Blaze. Their goal is to complete the race in less than 48 hours. B4T9 has had a few teams race Race Across the West and Race Across America in the last few years with teams lead by one of our founders, Jill Gass.

Great Time @ Sea Otter

April 21st, 2015|News and Results|

B4T9 with US Military Endurance Team and CycloFemme. B4T9 had a fantastic time at Sea Otter Classic this year. Very special thanks to our partner Primal Wear for hosting a beautiful ride along 17 Mile Drive where B4T9 members were accompanied by CycloFemme and the US Military Endurance Team. We had teammates racing the criterium, including Kelly McLaughlin who placed 3rd in the Cat 4 women’s race, as well as the road and mountain bike races, where Jan Fordham entered her first race. It was truly a special year for Jill Gass who celebrated her 25th year at Sea Otter. Several of us received an autographed copy of Rebecca Rusch’s book, Rusch to Glory, as well as attended the mountain bike clinic led [...]