2013 Bobs-Bicycles Cycling Support Press Release

Bobs-Bicycles is very pleased to announce their increased support for the following Idaho Cyclists this 2013! Bobs-Bicycles is now heading into their 35th year having served Boise Idaho’s Treasure Valley cyclists and are proud to be able to give back the high level of support to the community, that they have been so fortunate to receive.

2013 will see Bob’s Bicycles primary sponsorship of 3 road cycling programs and 5 privateer cyclists. Bob’s Bicycles will also be the Primary Sponsor of 4 racing events and affiliation or secondary sponsorship of 3 more events, as well as providing a weekly group riding event.

Robert Hoene is again named Director of Bob’s Bicycles Racing. A perennial podium finisher since the 1970’s, Robert is still a threat in any Cat 1/2 event in which he attends! Having numerous event wins and National Podium finishes to his 30 years of racing experience, Hoene provides an unparalleled level of talent and knowledge essential in developing a large team of racers. Robert Hoene is invaluable as Director and Bob’s would not be able to provide such a broad level of local support without his direction!

At the elite level of Racing, Bob’s Bicycles will continue to fully support our Category 1/2 Road Racing Team! Cameron Tongier will be serving as Team Co-coordinator for the 2013 season.

The bobs-bicycles.com Elite Team Members are:
Robert Hoene
Cameron Tongier
John Rogers
Charles Stearns
Ben Monahan
Josh Howard
Paul Werner

The bobs-bicycles.com Category 4/5 Developmental Team Members are:
Jake Armstrong
Vern Ward
John Palumbo
Tim Backoff
Doug Cook
Jon Rieb
Sean Barnes

Bob’s Bicycles is proud to announce that we will be the Title Sponsor for Boise VeloWomen! Boise VeloWomen is headed up by Kristiann Mannion, and are an all-level all-female cycling club with 18 current members ranging from 19-64 years of age. Bob’s is very excited to be able to provide support to women cyclists and believe the involvement of more women cyclists is essential to the growth of the sport of cycling as a whole!

Privateer Sponsorship:

Jenn Halladay! – Jenn is a multiple winner of the Lotoja Classic and USA Cycling National Champion! Jenn is a natural on the bike and can be seen leading the pack in any event she attends! We are proud to see her wearing the Bob’s colors and she is a great ambassador for the sport!

Tri-athletes: – Tom Liby is a tri-athlete that stands out in any event and is perhaps the premier racer in Boise! As a 5-time qualifier for the Ironman World Championships and having performed at an Elite level across the continent, he is the most humble ambassador for the sport and we look forward to any help we can provide him in 2013!

Bob’s will also be lending support to Tri-athletes Casey Boren and David Gettle.

Mountain Bike: – Justin Maines is the kind of cyclist every Bicycle Shop needs on their team! Justin is a fun guy to be around and gives his ALL, both on and off the bike. He will be racing and representing Team bobs-bicycles.com as a continual Top-10 finisher on the mountain!

Bob’s Sponsored Events for 2013!

Bob’s Bicycles is excited to be able to host these events for the cycling community along with other local bicycle shops, organizations and sponsors!
Idaho Time Trail Festival, May 11-12.
SWICA Tuesday Night Crits., June 4-18.
The Ontario Stage Race, April 6.
Wednesday Night Dump-loop Group Ride, Every Wed., 6pm from Linen Bldg. Starts April.

Participating Sponsor of:

Cycle for Independence Ride, May 18.
Blues Cruise, June 22.
Bob Lebow, June 8.

Bob’s Bicycles was founded in 1979 by Vern and Nancy Ward in Boise Idaho. As the senior member of Southwestern Idaho’s independent bicycle retailer community, Bob’s brings a wealth of experience, professional level service and the industry’s top brands to consumers regardless of their two-wheeled preference. In addition to their brick and mortar location, the online store www.bobs-bicycles.com has been serving customers throughout North America and Overseas for 10 years now.

Team Bobs-Bicycles.com Racing was established to provide male and female cyclists a platform from which they can actively and efficiently pursue their cycling goals. At Team Bob’s we use aggressive teamwork and communication as the foundation for building our athletes, program and critical relationships with our sponsors. The goal of Team Bob’s is to fully develop the team concept so that our riders are better prepared to accomplish their goals and have the ability to provide the community of cycling with the best representation possible.

Bob’s is committed to the sport of cycling and to the athletes we support! All of our riders have our commitment and guarantee that they can ride for Bob’s the following year, after each successful season! Once you are a Team Bob’s rider, you are family!

We look forward to what is shaping up to be our most successful season yet! Anyone can follow our team/riders progress and results by bookmarking Team Bob’s-Bicycles.com.

Vern and Nancy Ward congratulate all the riders and sponsors that have committed to cycling in 2013 and wish everyone a safe and successful season!

Bob’s Bicycles
6681 W. Fairview Ave.
Boise, ID 83704
208-322-8042

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