Last Hurrah – by Kennett Peterson

Editor’s Note:  The Steamboat Springs stage race was Kennett Peterson’s last race with the team.  (He is moving to full-time professional triathlon in 2016.)  This post first appeared on Kennett’s blog here. We obliterated the Steamboat Springs stage race the weekend before last. It was such a dominating performance that...

Steamboat Springs Stage Race – by Michael “The Sheriff” Burleigh

Labor day signals the end of summer and the end of the Colorado race calendar. The last Colorado event is also one of the best events – The Steamboat Springs Stage Race (SSSR), a three day event over labor day weekend. It always kicks off with the time trial which...

Accepting the Past while Living in the Present – by Robin Eckmann

  (Editor’s Note: Robin has had quite his ups and downs this year ultimately resulting in a stagiare ride with the Basque Euskadi team for the remainder of 2015!  This is his take on how he got there.) When looking at the 2015 spring season I think I can say...

Winston Salem Classic – by Kennett Peterson

I heard a loud carbon crunch, followed immediately by the gut-wrenching, soul-depleting hiss of a rear flat tire. I’d just been consumed by a pothole’s deep, race-ending teeth—one of the millions that littered the course. There were just three and a half laps left out of 14, and I’d suffered...

Superior Morgul Classic Report – by Josh Yeaton

The Superior Morgul Classic is always one of the team’s favorite races of the year. It’s the second most prestigious bike race in Colorado (behind the Pro Challenge!), and every local strongman shows up fit and ready to throw down. We also have big expectations as a team, as we...


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In 2014, GS CIAO (racing as Horizon Organic/Einstein Bros.) was the #1 ranked amateur men's team in the country. In 2015, we look forward to affirming our presence as one of the best teams in the country - ultimately building a Professional UCI Continental program capable of competing in the biggest races in North America. At the same time we strive to maintain our commitment to fostering younger talent, and remain present in our local community. We race as a team and #teamworkwinsraces!