As Areté Racing / Vellum Cycles prepare to enter its fifth season of bike racing in 2006, the team is motivated once again to achieve results at events in Northern California/Nevada and across the country. Based in San Francisco, the ten athletes on the 2006 roster will make up the strongest squad Areté has fielded in its history. In 2005, the team amassed 15 podium placings and 4 wins including a top step at the McLane Pacific Cycling Classic. Areté Racing Team is ready to take on the 2006 race season and build on our 2005 achievements. Team Rider and General Manager, Ryan Dawkins. A strong cast of returning riders represents a well-rounded team that looks to be competitive in all types of races as the team focuses on the elite National Race Calendar in the USA. Returning to the team are Darren Basso, Christopher Carey, Brandon Gritters, Shaun Harless, and Steve Holmes.
New riders for 2006 are Chad Arnholt (formerly of John Deere Cycling Team, Atlanta, GA), Emmet Hogan(formerly of McGuire Cycling Team, San Francisco, CA), and Michael Tymoff, back from a 2005 hiatus. Rounding out the roster are General Manager/rider Ryan Dawkins and Team Captain Mack Chew. The team is excited to ride the Vellum Edge in 2006 while competing in the highest level at local and national events.
“The Edge is the perfect race bike fulfilling the rider’s need for a stiff and super light machine.”
– ARETÉ RACING ELITE RIDER AND TEAM CAPTAIN, MACK CHEW
Other Team sponsors include Lombardi Sports San Francisco, Cytosport, Endurance Mill Valley, Keihl’s, Rudy Project, Clif Bar, Velo Rouge Cafe San Francisco.
For more info on Areté Racing, please visit the website: www.areteracing.com