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DBC Women’s Development Program
The Davis Bike Club Women’s Development Program is subgroup within the Davis Bike Club Race Team. The purpose is to grow a women’s cycling team that provides structure, support and mentorship to its riders. The goal for the program is to help its riders learn the sport of cycling, to compete in the NorCal region as a team and enjoy team camaraderie to promote and attract more women to the sport of cycling.
The Davis Bike Club Women’s Development Cycling Team mission is to grow a supportive and community-oriented women’s development team that encourages teamwork, mentorship and creates positive athlete images and role models through women’s cycling.
The Women’s Development Cycling Team goals for 2014:
Grow a women’s development program using the UC Davis women’s collegiate team and local interested female cyclists
Target local and regional rides and races of all types: road races, criteriums, time trials, stage races and community rides
Assist and create advocacy programs in the Davis Bike Club community events such as the Dunlap Memorial TT, Fourth of July Criterium, Davis Double, and the Foxy's Fall Century.
Teach the women’s development team the importance of creating a fan base through community awareness, media opportunities and local events to support women’s cycling.
Supporting the team's goals:
Race a manageable schedule where the team can learn and thrive.
Strive to have fun and always be a positive ambassador for the team and it’s sponsors.
Assist with team clinics and rides to create a cohesive team.
Assist the women’s development program by bringing interested partners to the program. This team has the potential to be come a strong feeder development team to women’s pro ranks.
Encourage and assist women’s team members on group rides, team camps and events.
Interested? Please contact DBC Race Team membership coordinator.
Current racers communicate via the Women's email list (you must be racing for DBC).