This year’s team will ride Trek bicycles equipped with Bontrager parts and equipment. Members of the team will compete in local, regional and national level mountain bike races across the country, including the US Pro XCT. Clad in honeycomb kits, the 20-person roster will be fueled by Honey Stinger’s organic waffles, gels, chews, energy bars and protein bars.
“It’s inspiring to see how our great products and a fun atmosphere have grown a group of employees and friends into an elite level race team,” says Honey Stinger head of marketing Len Zanni.
2014 team members include multiple-time Wisconsin Off-Road Series (WORS) champion Abby Strigel, Winter Park Epic Singletrack Series champs Tammy Saddle and Kelly Magelky and former Bontrager Pro Cycling Team member Nate Wilson. Other members include Peter Kalmes, Colin Osborn, Hannah Williams, Sam Chovan, Daniel Matheny, Wade Newsom, Ezekiel Hersh, Trevor Walz, Nate Bird, Travis Scheefer, Jeremy Young, Rose Alfond, Chris Brandt, Rob Peterson, Bill Gamber and Len Zanni.
Sponsors of the 2014 Honey Stinger-Bongtrager Mountain Bike Race Team also include Big Agnes, Smartwool, Achieve Health & Performance, TrainingPeaks, Osprey, Planet Foods, Alpina Capital, Backcountry.com, BAP!, ButcherKnife Brewery, Feldman Nagel, LLC and Mountain Flyer.
About Honey Stinger
Located in Steamboat Springs, Colo., Honey Stinger makes convenient, nutritious and great tasting honey-based foods including energy bars, protein bars, organic energy gels, organic waffles, organic chews, and now Kids’ Organic Waffles and Chews. Fueling some of the country's top cyclists, runners, triathletes and teams, Honey Stinger products may be found at specialty sporting goods retailers, natural food grocers and www.honeystinger.com.