sorella cycling 2016 womens race team for road mountain bike cyclocross and track racing

The Sorella Cycling race team is composed of women of all ages and abilities who race road, mountain bike, cyclocross, and track.  We have two levels of racing commitment which include the Veloce and Allegro Teams.  The Veloce Team has more race experience and commits to more racing and volunteering requirements. Our Allegro Team members are usually new to racing.  Check out the team bios below, and follow them on Instagram.

Our race season runs from January though December of a given year.  We accept race team applications in September/October for the following year’s team.

Sorella Cycling is currently accepting race team applications for the 2017 race season. The deadline for Veloce Team Applications is October 18. Click the link below for an application.

Application Document

Jean Miller - Veloce

Jean Miller - Veloce

Larwenceville, Georgia

Race Team Director

Years Racing: 16 (4th with Sorella Cycling)

Primary Discipline: Cyclocross Cat 3

Strengths: Climbing, Endurance, chasing Bhop

Career Highlights:
• Women 1/2/3 Georgia Cross series (2015)
• Snake Creek Gap Time Trial (2014)
• Mountains of Misery Century – 4 times (2002 – 2010)
• 4th – 24 Hrs Snowshoe Pro/Am Co-ed Team (2002)
• 1st – Women Sport – Virginia MTB Series (2001)

Kim Cross - Veloce

Kim Cross - Veloce

Atlanta, Georgia

Years Racing: 4 (4 with Sorella Cycling)

Primary Discipline: Mountain Bike Cat 2/Sport

Strengths: Rocky, Technical Terrain

Career Highlights:
• Winning first cross country race
• Snake Creek Gap Time Trial 2014 & 2015

Shiona Eisenhauer - Veloce

Shiona Eisenhauer - Veloce

Marietta, Georgia

Years Racing: 3 (1st year with Sorella Cycling)

Primary Discipline: Mountain Bike Cat 3

Strengths: Downhill

Career Highlights:
• 2nd Cat 3 – National Mountain Bike Championships (2015)

Julie Gazmararian - Veloce

Julie Gazmararian - Veloce

Decatur, Georgia

Years Racing: 32 (Ten Years with Sorella Cycling)

Primary Discipline: Road – Endurance

Strengths: Endurance and Determination

Career Highlights:
• RAAM Qualifier
• Alaska 1200k with son on support crew

Jennifer Klein - Veloce

Jennifer Klein - Veloce

Atlanta, Georgia

Years Racing: 6 (3 years with Sorella Cycling)

Primary Discipline: Road Cat 3

Strengths: Hill Climbing, Endurance

Career Highlights:
• USA Cycling Masters Nationals, Silver Medalist (2016)
• USA Cycling Masters Regionals, Omnium Winner (2016)
• RAAM Finisher, Sorella RAAM (2015)
• Six Gap Century QOM (2015)
• Georgia Golden Olympics, Gold Medalist (2014)

Kim Moore - Veloce

Kim Moore - Veloce

Senoia, Georgia

Years Racing: 10 (6th year with Sorella Cycling)

Primary Discipline: Mountain Bike Cat 2 / Sport

Strengths: Climbing

Career Highlights:
• Cohutta 100 – 2 times
• 12 Hour Series winner

Lara Richards - Veloce

Lara Richards - Veloce

Winder, Georgia

Years Racing: 1 (1st year with Sorella Cycling)

Primary Discipline: Mountain Bike Cat 2 / Sport

Strengths: Cornering, Enduro

Career Highlights:
• 1st – 3 hr Chainbusters – Paynes Creek
• 1st – 3 hr Chainbusters – Conyers

Angela Barros - Allegro

Angela Barros - Allegro

Mableton, Georgia

Years Racing: 1 (1st year with Sorella Cycling)

Primary Discipline: Road Cat 4

Strengths: Endurance

Career Highlights:
• Completing competitive races (criterium, time trial and road)

Trish Albert - Veloce

Trish Albert - Veloce

Smyrna, Georgia

Years Racing: 20 (6 years with Sorella Cycling)

Primary Discipline: Cyclocross Cat 3

Strengths: Technical, Cyclocross dismounts and mounts

Career Highlights:
• 2nd at CX Nationals (2002)
• More than 2 dozen MTB & CX overall awards

Emily Davenport - Veloce

Emily Davenport - Veloce

Alpharetta, Georgia

Years Racing: 3 (2years with Sorella Cycling)

Primary Discipline: Mountain Bike Cat2/Sport

Strengths: Climbing

Career Highlights:
• 6 hr Chainbuster Series winner (2015)
• 3rd Sport Women – Black Bear Rampage (2015)

Jeannie Ericson - Veloce

Jeannie Ericson - Veloce

Atlanta, Georgia

Years Racing: 2 (2 years with Sorella Cycling)

Primary Discipline: Road Cat 3

Strengths: Climbing, Endurance

Career Highlights:
• Making the break in first cat 3 race – 3rd place finish (2015)
• RAAM 2014 Mixed Team – 3rd place

Korey Gotoo - Veloce

Korey Gotoo - Veloce

Atlanta, Georgia

Years Racing: 2 (2 Years with Sorella Cycling)

Primary Discipline: Road – Endurance

Strengths: Climbing and Endurance

Career Highlights:
• RAAM Finisher, Sorella RAAM 2015

Alexandra Martinez (Ali) - Veloce

Alexandra Martinez (Ali) - Veloce

Chattanooga, TN

Years Racing: 20 (Five Years with Sorella Cycling)

Primary Discipline: Mountain Bike Cat 1

Strengths: All-arounder, Technical Trails

Career Highlights:
• 14th – Cohutta 100 (2011)
• 1st – 24 hours of Old Pueblo – 1st 4 person Womens Team (2006)
• 1st – Crown King XC – Cat 1 (2005)

Chloe Murdock - Veloce

Chloe Murdock - Veloce

Atlanta, GA

Years Racing: 2 (2nd year with Sorella Cycling)

Primary Discipline: Road Cat 4

Strengths: Climbing

Career Highlights:
• 3rd Cat 4 – Across the Beeriers (2015)
• Trans Alp MTB trip (2015)

Stephanie Wilmert - Veloce

Stephanie Wilmert - Veloce

Atlanta, GA

Years Racing: (2nd year with Sorella Cycling)

Primary Discipline: Mountain Bike Cat 1 (Expert)

Strengths:

Career Highlights:
• Trans Alp MTB trip (2015)

Cambrie Epperson

Cambrie Epperson

Woodstock, GA

Years Racing: 1 (1st year with Sorella Cycling)

Primary Discipline: Cyclocross Cat 3

Strengths: Hill Climbing

Suzanne Brockway - Veloce

Suzanne Brockway - Veloce

Smyrna, Georgia

Years Racing: 2 (2 years with Sorella Cycling)

Primary Discipline: Road Cat 4

Strengths: Endurance, Rollers

Career Highlights:
• Climbed Mt. Evans
• 2nd – Omnium Georgia Games (2015)
• 1st & 2nd – Medina, Ohio Road Race (2015)

Jenna Downey - Veloce

Jenna Downey - Veloce

Atlanta, Georgia

Years Racing: 2 (First year with Sorella Cycling)

Primary Discipline: Cyclocross Cat 3

Strengths: Climbing, Double Black Diamonds in Moab!!

Career Highlights:
• 2014 State Cyclocross Champion – Cat 4

Lania Hamilton - Veloce

Lania Hamilton - Veloce

Dacula, Georgia

Years Racing: 10 (all with Sorella Cycling)

Primary Discipline: Mountain Bike Cat 2/Sport

Strengths: Climbing

Career Highlights:
• Dirty Spokes 12 Hr Series Winner (2009)
• 1st Sport Women – Black Bear Rampage (2009)

Brittany Montgomery (bhop) - Veloce

Brittany Montgomery (bhop) - Veloce

Atlanta, Georgia

Years Racing: 8 (4th year with Sorella Cycling)

Primary Discipline: Cyclocross Cat 3

Strengths: Sprinting, Taking hand-ups, and Chasing Jean

Career Highlights:
• 10th – Cyclocross Nationals Masters 30-34 (2015)
• 4th – Women 1/2/3 Georgia Cross series (2015)

Kim Nelson - Veloce

Kim Nelson - Veloce

Decatur, Georgia

Years Racing: 5 (all with Sorella Cycling)

Primary Discipline: Road Cat 3

Strengths: Endurance, Experience, Despises Getting Dropped

Career Highlights:
• Masters National Road Champion, 60-64 (2016)
• 3rd World Masters Cycling Championships Road Race, Austria (2014)
• Three GAP QOM (2013)
• 1st Expert Div, Overall Rider World Senior Games – Utah (2013)

Carolyn Baldwin - Allegro

Carolyn Baldwin - Allegro

Atlanta, Georgia

Years Racing: 1 (first year with Sorella Cycling)

Primary Discipline: Cyclocross Cat 3

Strengths: Technical Courses

Career Highlights:
• 2015 Cyclocross Cat 4 State Champion

Sophia Blanco - Allegro

Years Racing: (first year with Sorella Cycling)

Rolando Powell - Allegro

Years Racing: (first year with Sorella Cycling)