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Team Type 1 Invites Public to Ride

team type 1 invites public to ride   Team Type 1 Invites Public to Ride

US-based Continental team Type 1 has invited the public to take part in a ride with the team as part of its “Pedal with the Pros” fundraiser in February. For $5,000, participants will be flown to northeastern Georgia, where they will be housed, fed, and receive Team Type 1 gear. The team’s CEO, Phil Southerland, said that the fundraiser started with inquiries from fans about how they can show support for the only pro team with type 1 diabetes. “This is a great way to give those people a real hands-on experience at what the ‘pro lifestyle’ – and more specifically, what the ‘pro lifestyle with diabetes’ is like. We can show people with and without the disease the additional steps our athletes take to be the best they can be, and how we use diabetes to make us better people,” he said. He…

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Team Type 1 Beefs Up its Roster for 2010

team type 1 beefs up its roster for 2010   Team Type 1 Beefs Up its Roster for 2010

Team Type 1 is in its third year now, and has expanded both its team and its racing schedule. The 2010 roster is as follows; Fabio Calabria, Michael Creed, Will Dugan, Joe Eldridge, Davide Frattini, Ken Hanson, Daniel Holt, Aldo Ino Ilesic, Chris Jones, Valeriy Kobzarenko, Shawn Milne, Javier Megia*, Thomas Rabou, Alexey Shmidt, Thomas Soladay, Scott Stewart, Martijn Verschoor. Four of these riders have Type 1 Diabetes, as the team’s name suggests: Fabio Calabria, Joe Eldridge, Javier Megias, and Martin Verschoor. Verschoor, Soladay, Frattini, Megias, Rabou, Shmidt and Stewart are the guys who are joining Team Type 1 for the 2010 season. The team plans to race in both North and South America, Europe, Asia, and Africa.

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