With our 2014 team roster officially announced and the Grant's Tomb Criterium looming on the horizon as the first major race of the season, we're pleased to release our 2014 Louis Garneau kit design. Reflecting our view of quality over quantity when it comes to sponsorship, team title sponsors Sixcycle and RK&O retain primary visibility and are joined by new sponsors Davey's Ice Cream and Health Warrior. The 2014 kit will once again be manufactured by Louis Garneau and will come in several new formats, most notably the Course Skinsuit, which will be paired with the best looking aero helmet on the market today, the Louis Garneau Course Helmet.
Team Sixcycle-RK&O Sponsors
Team Sixcycle-RK&O is pleased to partner with a select group of sponsors for the 2014 season. As firm believers in quality over quantity, we believe we believe that our partners are leaders in their respective businesses and we are privileged to represent their brands. 2014 Team Sixcycle-RK&O sponsors:
- Davey's Ice Cream
- Health Warrior
- Louis Garneau
- Danny's Cycles
- Grimpeur Bros
- Photo Rhetoric
To learn more about each of these partners, please see below.
Team Sixcycle-RK&O Title Sponsor: Sixcycle
Team Sixcycle-RK&O is proud to present Sixcycle as our title sponsor for the 2014 racing season. Sixcycle will be providing the team with individualized performance management plans as well as access to the Sixcycle web and mobile training platform.
Sixcycle is a web-based training platform for coaches and athletes providing powerful, easy to use tools for setting goals, designing training plans, testing and training zone creation, assigning workouts, evaluating workout data, tracking progress, managing correspondence and more.
Team Sixcycle-RK&O Title Sponsor: RK&O
Team Sixcycle-RK&O is proud to present RK&O as a title sponsor for the 2014 season.
RK&O was founded over 20 years ago with the goal of offering the highest quality legal service to the most interesting and demanding clients in the financial and business communities. That founding vision is intact. As an institution, we continue to prize skill, commitment and team spirit over size; and our hallmark remains the ability to address difficult legal issues in a way that recognizes and satisfies our clients’ business goals. One measure of our success is a loyal client base that includes many of the country’s most successful hedge funds, investment banks, public companies and accounting firms.
RK&O’s offices are located in New York, Washington, D.C. and London. Our practice covers a complex range of issues facing companies in the investment and business sectors. Our clients include hedge funds, private equity investors, investment banks, broker-dealers, investment advisers, insurance companies, accounting firms and a variety of other private and public enterprises. We also represent corporate boards of directors, board committees and individual corporate officers and directors.
Please visit RK&O at http://rkollp.com.
Team Sixcycle-RK&O Brand Sponsor: Davey's Ice Cream
Team Sixcycle-RK&O is proud to present Davey's Ice Cream as a new brand partner for 2014. Davey's Ice Cream is a new ultra-premium shop located in the East Village and the team looks forward to supplementing our nutrition requirements with some post ride treats from the shop.
From Davey's Ice Cream:
Our ultra-premium ice cream is all handmade from scratch inside our shop in the East Village of New York City. We use the highest quality milk and cream from Battenkill Valley Creamery and pasteurize our own formulated ice cream mix in-house that is lower in sugar and more full in natural flavor.
Please visit Davey's Ice Cream at http://daveysicecream.com/
Team Sixcycle-RK&O Brand Sponsor: Health Warrior
Team Sixcycle-RK&O is proud to present Health Warrior as a new brand partner for 2014. Health Warrior is focused on the nutritional benefits of chia and their products will form the core of the team's 2014 nutrition.
From Health Warrior:
Health Warrior learned about the power of Chia while reading the best selling book Born to Run, about the Tarahumara Indians and their jaw-dropping long distance runs. They looked into it further and discovered Chia is one of the most nutrient dense foods on the planet. The founders started eating Chia every day and were working out harder, lifting heavier, and running further and faster. After that, Health Warrior was born.
Health Warrior is dedicated to vetting the worlds growers for the highest quality Chia and helping people conquer the many challenges of their everyday lives. Health Warrior provides Chia in flavored bars as well as loose seeds.
Please visit Health Warrior at http://healthwarrior.com/
Team Sixcycle-RK&O Equipment Partner: Louis Garneau
Team Sixcycle-RK&O is proud to present Louis Garneau as the team's official equipment supplier for the 2014 season. Having worked with Louis Garneau for our custom kit requirements for several years, our 2014 partnership has been expanded to include LG's newly available Gennix R1 frameset, custom painted in three different team colors in the Louis Garneau Dream Factory.
From Louis Garneau:
For over 25 years, Louis Garneau has been an innovator in the world of cycling. What started in his father's garage has grown into an internationally recognized industry leader that specializes in the design and development of technological and innovative gear. We take great pride in our extensive product line that addresses the needs of all types of cyclists and athletes. We strive to produce products that exceed expectations and set benchmarks for technology and performance in the industry. We transform intuitive ideas into intelligent products. We capture an audience of millions of cyclists worldwide through our products and not only have we built a company from their needs, we offer a cycling solution which includes a one stop shop for all your cycling needs.
Whether you are training for your next triathlon or bike to work, Louis Garneau products will take your ride to a higher level. Experience Garneau.
Please visit Louis Garneau at http://louisgarneau.com
Team Sixcycle-RK&O Mechanical Support Partner: Danny's Cycles
Team Sixcycle-RK&O is proud to present Danny's Cycles as the team's official mechanical support partner. With an expanding presence in New York City and a focus on supporting charitable efforts via cycling the team is honored to partner with Danny's for all of our mechanical needs.
From Danny's Cycles:
Danny's Cycles was started in 1967 with one vision: to offer exceptional customer service. Being riders ourselves, we pay careful attention to every rider's needs and abilities. We take pride in helping you find the right bike; carrying all major brands and a large selection of parts and accessories. For over 40 years we have been providing legendary service, now with six locations to serve Westchester, Putnam and Fairfield Counties and NYC.
Consistently voted "Best Bike Shop" by the readers of Westchester Magazine as well as "Bike Shop of the Decade", we are also on Bicycle Retailer's list of the Top 100 Bicycle Shops in the US. All of this is dependent upon the communities in which we live and work, and every year we give back by supporting our local schools, events and the cycling community. We would like to thank you for supporting your local businesses and helping us contribute to the vitality and uniqueness of our neighborhoods.
Please visit Danny's Cycles at http://dannyscycles.com/
Team Sixcycle-RK&O Official Coffee Partner: Grimpeur Bros
Team Sixcycle-RK&O is proud to announce that Geimpeur Bros is returning at the team's official coffee partner. With headquarters in Brooklyn and Austin, Grimpeur Bros is thoroughly integrated in the cycling scene and is ready to supply all of your caffeine needs.
From Grimpeur Bros:
Each week, Tuesday through Sunday, Grimpeur Bros. Specialty Coffee (GrimpeurBros.com) will take orders from you for our specialty coffees. We'll tally up the orders the following Monday. Our friends Dallis Bros. Coffee in NY will micro roast and package your coffee on Tuesdays. Orders will ship Wednesday mornings and arrive on your doorstep in 3-4 days, if not sooner (continental US customers only). It's that simple.
Please visit Grimpeur Bros at http://www.grimpeurbros.com/
Team Sixcycle-RK&O Official Photography Partner: Photo Rhetoric
Team Sixcycle-RK&O is proud to present Photo Rhetoric as our official photography partner. Photo Rhetoric is a slowly expanding collection of photographs, including a series on bike races in the Northeast. Photo Rhetoric will be documenting Team Sixcycle-RK&O's progression through the 2014 season.
From Photo Rhetoric:
Meaning through Photographs.
Please visit Photo Rhetoric at http://www.photorhetoric.com