The Mike Greer Homes Women’s Cycling team have launched their outfit for 2018. The squad have continued to maintain true to their focus of being ‘an elite women’s cycling platform; focused on developing the next generation of women cyclists and promoting the growth of women’s cyclng in New Zealand’.
A new year calls for new dreams, ambitions and a fresh outlook for the Mike Greer Homes Women’s Cycling team. After exceeding their expectations since the team launched 3 years ago their passion to further develop and drive the development of women’s cycling in NZ has grown even stronger.
The team’s supportive environment has been very accomodating for riders to grow to the point of venturing internationally towards professional cycling contracts. 2017 saw riders gain valuable experience abroad with the Maaslandster International Women’s Team in Europe and Team Illuminate in the USA. For 2018 Mike Greer Homes Women’s Cycling will seek to continue developing their program with a squad of ten riders:
This year will see the team combine experience and new talent, and after more than 30 riders applied to join the team for 2018 the management believe they have achieved that blend well. Also joining Patrick and Tammy in 2018 in leading the ridesr will be Jordan Gilmore. Gilmore is an accomplished cyclist in his own right and a teacher of bike mechanics at Otago Polytech. Among his responsibilities in 2018 will be managing the team’s US trip later in the year.