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Roxo Racing Steps As much as UCI Continental Group Standing

Texas-based biking growth group Roxo Racing has stepped as much as the UCI Continental Group ranks. They’ve strengthened their roster with riders able to taking up the very best: podiums, the Worlds, and the Olympics are inside attain. The group is seeking to set North and South American racing on hearth in 2023 and past.


J.W. Wilson, President of Roxo Vitality, explains, “Roxo Racing was shaped with the intent to construct a Fort Value primarily based ladies’s Skilled Biking group from which we discover and empower probably the most proficient ladies within the sport. Throw administrators Chann McRae and Scott Warren within the combine and I feel you see us on many podiums subsequent season. Come examine us out! You’ll love who we’re.” The plan is to finally be a part of the UCI Girls’s WorldTour.

USA Biking CEO Brendan Quirk is worked up for the prospects of the upgraded group. “The expansion of Roxo Racing right into a UCI Continental Group for the 2023 season displays the rising power of girls’s highway expertise in America. One in all my favourite racing highlights of 2022 was watching Marjie Bemis’ gutsy experience to complete 2nd on the US Skilled U23 Street Race Championship in Knoxville. She turned herself inside out to make the rostrum, and her grit that day is symbolic of the toughness and need to win you’ll discover in all 10 ladies on the squad. I’m particularly excited that the group has added veterans like Emily Newsom to offer the youthful riders the kind of mentorship that creates champions. Roxo Racing represents American biking at its easiest, and I’m excited to observe how the group performs in each highway and gravel in 2023.”

The ladies of Roxo have a whole, Americas-based schedule for 2023. Taking up criteriums like Tulsa Robust, BC Superweek, and the fledgling Nationwide Cycle League, highway races like Le Tour de Gatineau and Tour de Delta, stage races like Tour of the Gila and Joe Martin, in addition to gravel occasions like Unbound, SBT, and Gravel Worlds. MTB endurance races Chequamegon and Leadville Path 100 are on the calendar, too.

First among the many newcomers is Emily Newsom (IG emilyjoynewsom), 39, a Texan, and a veteran with 5 years racing in Europe, most not too long ago on the Girls’s WorldTour. A robust time trialist and gravel rider, she’s seeking to win the time trial nationals and Unbound each. She’s dedicated to the group, “A part of the great thing about biking is that there are races to go well with every sort of rider and totally different riders can have their likelihood to shine relying on the course. However we can’t shine except we do it collectively.”

Whereas a bit youthful, at 27, Vancouver, British Columbia’s Ariane Bonhomme (IG arianebonhomme) has much more expertise, having raced for 15 years. Ariane first went to the World Championships in 2012, and is gunning to get to Worlds and the 2024 Olympics on the monitor within the Group Pursuit and Madison. She additionally has eyes on Canada’s highway nationwide championships. “If I win the elite highway race title it might make me the primary feminine rider in Canada to win the highway race title in junior, U23 and elite class; I plan to take action.”

Countrywoman Emily Marcolini (IG emarco3600), 26, of Sudbury, Ontario, is the group’s up-and-coming stage racer. A robust time trialist and climber, she has already podiumed at Redlands and been with the leaders at Gila and Joe Martin. Her heroic Gila Monster stage win confirmed she has what it takes to compete with, and beat, the very best. This yr, it’s time to verify her expertise in a hilly stage races. Wanting ahead, she says, “We’ve a powerful, well-rounded group. We’ve riders who may be aggressive in crits and stage races.”

From south of the border, Victoria Velasco, 20, of Monterrey, Mexico, is burning up the boards, and a probable 2024 Olympian. In 2023, she’s splitting her time between representing Mexico internationally on the monitor and racing for Roxo within the US and overseas. Wanting forward, she “can’t wait to fulfill my teammates and race collectively. I’m certain we can have a tremendous season.”

The group is accomplished with:
Marjie Bemis, 21, of Corona, CA, Maeghan Easler, 25, of Des Moines, IA, Romina Hinojsa, 19, of Monterrey, Mexico, Jacqueline Larouche, 28, of Ann Arbor, Michigan, Jamie Larmer, 40, of Fort Value, TX, and Haley Smith, 28, of Houston, Texas.

Group management consists of:
Chann McRae, Scott Warren, Chris Watson, JW Wilson, and Todd Reed. McRae is a former WorldTour group director, for EF, in addition to a former WorldTour racer with prime finishes because the Worlds, the Giro d’Italia, and Vuelta a España.

Title sponsor Roxo Vitality is a Fort Value-based oil and gasoline acquisition and growth firm. Roxo is joined by Auto Würks, Hapi Water, and Dennett Building. Suppliers embrace: Arundel, BB Infinite, Castelli, Dynamic Bike Match, FSA, Goodyear, HED Wheels, SRAM, Time Bicycles, and Time Sport Pedals

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