Join a Featured Team!

Are you an avid cyclist who is searching for other like-minded cyclists? Or, are you a brand new rider, looking for a group of cyclists to show you the way? This year, Pedal The Plains is launching a Featured Team program to connect individuals with teams. We think it’s more fun to Pedal The Plains together!

All of the Featured Teams will be shown on our website, and you will be able to peruse the available teams to see their mission statements, training program, and many other features! Once you’ve made your selection, you can contact the team and meet them in person!

Benefits may include:
– Group Training Rides
– Custom Jerseys, if applicable – up to the teams
– Nutrition Tips
– New friends for life!

Our mission for the PTP Featured Team program is to connect individuals with teams, and to continue to give back to communities. Every team that registers 10+ members will receive 10% of their team’s registration fees donated to a charity of their choice.

If you have already registered for Pedal The Plains, and want to join a team, we can easily add you! Please email ptp@denverpost.com with your team selection. *we suggest you contact the team of your choice before contacting Pedal The Plains to make sure it will be a great fit!

2017 Featured Teams

See below for our Featured Teams!

Want to be a Featured Team? Click here to apply.

#FarmPower

Team Variety Pack

Team Beef

Colorado 4-H

Team Lucky To Ride!

Two Guys and a Chick

Denver Bicycle Touring Club

Team Name: #FarmPower

Mission Statement: Team #FarmPower promotes the importance of energy production to agriculture and rural Colorado.

What will new riders gain as a member of your Pedal The Plains team? A great experience with a diverse and interesting team of core riders, access to award-winning team jerseys, and a better understanding of the nexus between the agriculture and energy industries.

What perks are included when joining your team? (happy hours, customized jerseys, group rides, tiered membership options, etc)? Team practice rides, customized jerseys, team tee shirts, team BBQ dinners during the ride, and more TBD

What costs are involved with joining your team (above and beyond the PTP registration fee), if applicable?  Cost of the team jersey. Not a requirement.

 

Team Website http://teamfarmpower.com/ (updates coming soon)

Who should a potential member contact for more information? (First and last name) Shawn Martini, Colorado Farm Bureau

Contact Phone Number 303-749-7506

Contact Email Shawn@ColoradoFB.org

Team Name:  Team Variety Pack

Mission Statement: We don’t just ride. We socialize. Started in 2014 by Elizabeth (Norris) Prutch, Team Variety Pack is comprised of a growing number of unique individuals who love riding bikes and know how to have fun.

Team Website www.teamvarietypack.com

What will new riders gain as a member of your Pedal The Plains team? You’ll gain a community of riders who enjoy the social part of riding. Ride hard or ride soft but definitely ride for fun!

What perks are included when joining your team? (happy hours, customized jerseys, group rides, tiered membership options, etc)? Pre-party, training rides, post party, team jersey (if registered by July 24), dedicated “beer girl” following along the route and other surprises!

What costs are involved with joining your team (above and beyond the PTP registration fee), if applicable?  We ask for a $10 donation when joining TVP!

Who should a potential member contact for more information? (First and last name) Elizabeth Prutch

Contact Email teamvarietypack@gmail.com

Team Name: Team Beef

Team Mission Statement:
We are beef-loving athletes promoting the benefits of beef in a healthy, active lifestyle.

What will new riders gain as a member of your Pedal The Plains team? Information about beef nutrition, beef production, to share with other riders.

What perks are included when joining your team? We will have team social gatherings in each location. Team BEEF SWAG, additional benefits TBD. Team BEEF jerseys are available for purchase ($50).

What costs are involved with joining your team? Purchase your own jersey ($50)

Team Website: https://www.facebook.com/TeamBeefUsa/

Who should a potential member contact for more information? Daren Williams, Nat’l Cattlemen’s Beef Assn

Contact Phone Number: 303-850-3346

Contact Email: dwilliams@beef.org

Team Name: Colorado 4-H

Team Mission Statement:
4-H empowers youth to reach their full potential, working and learning in partnership with caring adults.

What will new riders gain as a member of your Pedal The Plains team? Riders will have the opportunity to be part of a diverse and incredibly fun team of core riders from across the state. Colorado 4-H Has been a part of Pedal the Plains since 2012 and this team knows the ropes! Great camaraderie and great fun!

What perks are included when joining your team? 4-H t-shirts, group rides, camaraderie and tons of fun. We will have a great team of 4-H volunteers to help along the way. An opportunity to development life-long friendships! We may also have a few 4-H biking jerseys as well, limited sizes.

What costs are involved with joining your team? zero, zip , zilch

Team Website: www.colorado4h.org

Who should a potential member contact for more information? Ellen Butler

Contact Phone Number: 970.491.1152

Contact Email: ellen.butler@colostate.edu

Team Name: Team Lucky to Ride!

Team Mission Statement:
We exist to celebrate the fact we are Lucky to Ride! We also exist to use our love of riding to help Trips For Kids Denver Metro enhance the lives of disadvantaged youth through the bicycle.

A fun social experience riding with others who also feel they are Lucky to Ride!, the opportunity to train and ride with a no-pressure fun group of fellow riders, and the opportunity to use the bicycle to make a difference for youth.

What perks are included when joining your team? A 9-week set of training rides with informal information on a variety of topics to help prepare for Pedal The Plains, a complimentary Lucky Bikes water bottle, access to some free items that were donated (bar tape, arm warmers, other cool stuff), a special Team Members Only sale and cookout at Lucky Bikes Re-Cyclery, special prizes from our fundraising contest. The club is free to all who would want to join us – we will ask (but not require) for a donation to a scholarship fund to cover entry fees to some of our youth, and will ask (but not require) you to use this as a fundraising opportunity to support the youth development programs at Trips For Kids Denver Metro.

What costs are involved with joining your team? No entry fee.

Team Website: www.LuckyToRide.com

Who should a potential member contact for more information? Ron Walter

Contact Phone Number: 720-454-9722 ext 103

Contact Email: rwalter@tripsforkidsdenver.org

Team Name: Two Guys and a Chick

Mission Statement: Ride on!

What will new riders gain as a member of your Pedal The Plains team? Fun and Glory

What perks are included when joining your team? (happy hours, customized jerseys, group rides, tiered membership options, etc)? Customized jerseys and tons of puns

What costs are involved with joining your team (above and beyond the PTP registration fee), if applicable? Jerseys and vino

Team Website

Who should a potential member contact for more information? (First and last name) Wendy Fothergill

Contact Phone Number960-667-8616 

Contact Email: Wwfothergill@gmail.com

Team Name: Denver Bicycle Tour Club

What will new riders gain as a member of your Pedal The Plains team? The opportunity to meet new people and ride with others

What perks are included when joining your team? (happy hours, customized jerseys, group rides, tiered membership options, etc)? organized training rides, happy hours and more!

What costs are involved with joining your team (above and beyond the PTP registration fee), if applicable? n/a

Team Website: dbtc.org

Who should a potential member contact for more information? (First and last name) Cyndy Klepinger

Contact Phone Number: 303.394.4962

Contact Email: president@dbtc.org