"Global racing program paying off for Team Illuminate" -Cyclingnews.com, Dec 2017

TAIWAN; Bryton press conference

TAIWAN; Bryton press conference

Before the start of the Tour de Taiwan, GPS maker Bryton hosted our men's UCI team at a press confernce at the Sun World Dynasty Hotel in Tapei. Bryton become a team partner in 2017 and works closely with the team to test and further advance their GPS products. Words; Chris Johnson...

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TAIWAN; Pre-trip thoughts

TAIWAN; Pre-trip thoughts

This week our men's UCI team is traveling to the island of Taiwan to compete in the upcoming Tour de Taiwan, March 11th-March15th. Here are some of the rider's thoughts as they get ready for the trip; "Taiwan is an exciting place to race - a small, but beautiful island...

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MUSIC; What the riders listen to

MUSIC; What the riders listen to

We asked the riders on our men's and women's UCI teams what music they like. Here are some of the responses; --------------- Camilo Castiblanco (COL) "As a good 'Latin', always before training I listen to Salsa! I love all the Latin and Colombian rhythms- Bachata, Reggaeton, Merengue, Cumbia and Vallenato!...

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COLOMBIA; Mid-race adjustments

COLOMBIA; Mid-race adjustments

During a race you sometimes have to make adjustments or repairs and stopping is often not an option. In Colombia, during Stage 3 at Oro y Paz, Martin came back to the team car and described that his seat had slipped, it was now angled down, he was able to...

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COLOMBIA; Bottle duty

COLOMBIA; Bottle duty

For a race like Oro y Paz, with 6 riders, the team will probably go through ~400 bottles over the course of the race. In terms of calculating, you have to figure the race itself is 6-days and all the riders are arriving 3-days before the start. Now, keep in mind, the riders...

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