Tibco–Silicon Valley Bank

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Tibco–Silicon Valley Bank
Team TIBCO - To The Top team logo.png
Team information
UCI codeTIB
RegisteredUnited States
Founded2006 (2006)
Discipline(s)Road
StatusUCI Women's Team (2010–2019)
UCI Women's Continental Team (2020–present)
Key personnel
Team manager(s)Linda Jackson
Team name history
2006
2007–2009
2010–2014
2015
2016–2021
2022–
PABW Powered by TIBCO
Team Tibco
Team TIBCO–To The Top
Team TIBCO–SVB
Tibco–Silicon Valley Bank
EF Education–Tibco–SVB

Tibco–Silicon Valley Bank is a women's professional cycling team based in the United States that competes in elite road bicycle racing. The team's main sponsors are TIBCO Software and Silicon Valley Bank. The owner is Linda Jackson, a former professional cyclist.

Team history[edit]

Team TIBCO-Silicon Valley Bank is the longest running women's professional cycling team in North America and traces its roots back to the Palo Alto Bicycles Women's (PABW) team. The team was created by Stanford MBA and Investment Banker, Linda Jackson. Jackson left Investment banking in the early 90s to pursue her dream of becoming an Olympian. After becoming Canada's National Champion in 1995, Jackson was selected to represent Canada in the time trial and road race at the 1996 Atlanta Games. She went on to win the Bronze medal at the 1996 World Championship Road Race in Lugano, Switzerland and accumulated numerous Canadian national championship titles in the road race and time trial. Cycling gave Jackson so much personally, that when she retired from the sport, she knew she wanted to help other women pursue their cycling aspirations.

Jackson became involved with PABW on a coaching basis in 2004, directed the team in 2005 and then added TIBCO as a sponsor in 2005 in order to help the team grow from a local racing team to a national-level team. Racing as PABW powered by TIBCO in 2006, the team finished the year ranked 36th overall in North America, up from 60th overall the year before. The following year, Jackson added Silicon Valley Bank as a sponsor. Jackson also created the Silicon Valley Cycling Foundation; a 501c3 formed to help develop promising female cyclists into top international competitors. The Team soon rose to the top of the North American peloton and then began an expansion into International racing.

In 2008, the Team won both the National Road Race and Criterium (Brooke Miller) and was ranked 4th overall in North America. In 2009, the Team became the top team in North America, won the National Road Race (Meredith Miller) and was named Team of the Year by VeloNews. In 2010, the team expanded to racing in Europe. In 2012, Team TIBCO won the National Road Race for the third time in five years with Megan Guarnier. In 2013 and 2014 the team repeated as the top team in North America. In 2015 Silicon Valley Bank became a co-title sponsor and the Team added significantly more international events to its race calendar.

In 2017, the Team added four more National Championships to its tally with both Íngrid Drexel (Mexico) and Nicolle Bruderer (Guatemala) scoring double wins in the road race and time trial. 2018 started off with yet another National Championship win; this time with new recruit Shannon Malseed winning the Australia National championship road race. In 2019, the team won the Australian national road race championship again, this time with new recruit Sarah Gigante. In 2020, Gigante won another national championship title, this time winning the Australian national time trial championships.

Team roster[edit]

As of January 27, 2021.[1][2]
Rider Date of birth
 Eva Buurman (NED) (1994-09-07) September 7, 1994 (age 27)
 Leah Dixon (GBR) (1991-08-26) August 26, 1991 (age 30)
 Tanja Erath (GER) (1989-10-07) October 7, 1989 (age 32)
 Kristen Faulkner (USA) (1992-12-18) December 18, 1992 (age 28)
 Sarah Gigante (AUS) (2000-10-06) October 6, 2000 (age 21)
 Clara Honsinger (USA) (1997-06-05) June 5, 1997 (age 24)
 Nina Kessler (NED) (1988-07-04) July 4, 1988 (age 33)
Rider Date of birth
 Emma Langley (USA) (1995-11-23) November 23, 1995 (age 26)
 Emily Newsom (USA) (1983-09-04) September 4, 1983 (age 38)
 Diana Peñuela (COL) (1986-09-08) September 8, 1986 (age 35)
 Lauren Stephens (USA) (1986-12-28) December 28, 1986 (age 34)
 Maddy Ward (USA) (1994-07-25) July 25, 1994 (age 27)
 Eri Yonamine (JPN) (1991-04-25) April 25, 1991 (age 30)

Major wins[edit]

2008
United States National Road Race Championships, Brooke Miller
2009
United States National Road Race Championships, Meredith Miller
2010
Sprints classification Tour de l'Aude Cycliste Féminin, Brooke Miller
Stage 4 Cascade Cycling Classic, Jo Kiesanowski
Stage 2 Tour Cycliste Féminin International de l'Ardèche, Ruth Corset
Gloucester Cyclo-cross, Meredith Miller
Providence Cyclo-cross, Meredith Miller
Iowa City Cyclo-cross, Meredith Miller
Iowa City Cyclo-cross, Amanda Miller
2011
Overall UCI Track World Cup (Beijing) Omnium, Tara Whitten
Individual Pursuit, Tara Whitten
Overall Giro della Toscana Int. Femminile – Memorial Michela Fanini, Megan Guarnier
Iowa City Cyclo-cross, Meredith Miller
Iowa City Cyclo-cross, Meredith Miller
Los Angeles Cyclo-cross, Meredith Miller
Los Angeles Cyclo-cross, Meredith Miller
2012
Prologue The Exergy Tour, Tara Whitten
2013
Overall Joe Martin Stage Race, Claudia Häusler
Prologue, Claudia Häusler
Stage 6 Nature Valley Grand Prix, Claudia Häusler
Stage 1 Cascade Cycling Classic, Claudia Häusler
Chrono Gatineau, Shelley Olds
Madison Cup (Points race), Rushlee Buchanan
Challenge International sur piste (Points race), Jasmin Glaesser
Challenge International sur piste (Scratch), Rushlee Buchanan
Overall Giro della Toscana Int. Femminile – Memorial Michela Fanini, Claudia Häusler
Saint Louis Cyclo-cross, Amanda Miller
2014
Tour of America's Dairyland - Giro d'Grafton, Samantha Schneider
Overall Cascade Cycling Classic, Lauren Stephens
Mountains classification, Andrea Dvorak
Prologue, Stages 1 & 2, Lauren Stephens
Stage 3, Kristabel Doebel-Hickok
Stage 4, Jo Kiesanowski
2015
Stage 4 (ITT) Tour Femenino de San Luis, Lauren Stephens
Jersey white dots on red.svg Mountains classification Women's Tour of New Zealand, Joanne Hogan
Jersey pink.svg Overall Joe Martin Stage Race, Lauren Stephens
Stage 1 (ITT), Lauren Stephens
Stage 3 (ITT) Tour of the Gila, Lauren Stephens
Jersey green.svg Points classification Tour de Feminin-O cenu Českého Švýcarska, Lauren Stephens
Stage 5, Kristabel Doebel-Hickok
Stage 2 Tour Cycliste Féminin International de l'Ardèche, Lauren Stephens
Stage 5 Tour Cycliste Féminin International de l'Ardèche, Kristabel Doebel-Hickok
2016
Stage 4 (ITT) Tour Femenino de San Luis, Lauren Stephens
Stage 4 Joe Martin Stage Race, Lauren Stephens
2017
Stage 2 Tour of the Gila, Lex Albrecht
Chrono Gatineau, Lauren Stephens
Winston-Salem Cycling Classic, Lauren Stephens
Stage 2 Thüringen Rundfahrt der Frauen, Lex Albrecht
Stage 4 (ITT) Thüringen Rundfahrt der Frauen, Lauren Stephens
Jersey orange.svg Combativity award Stage 5 Tour Cycliste Féminin International de l'Ardèche, Lex Albrecht
2018
Stage 5 Redlands Bicycle Classic, Emma Grant
Stage 3 Valley of the Sun Stage Race, Kendall Ryan
Stage 1 Tour of California, Kendall Ryan
Overall Armed Forces Association Cycling Classic, Kendall Ryan
Clarendon Cup, Kendall Ryan
2019
Stage 2 Joe Martin Stage Race, Shannon Malseed
Jersey red.svg Overall Tour of the Gila, Brodie Chapman
Stages 1 & 5, Brodie Chapman
White Spot / Delta Road Race, Alison Jackson
Stage 2 Tour de Feminin-O cenu Českého Švýcarska, Brodie Chapman
Stage 2 Women's Tour of Scotland, Alison Jackson
2020
Overall Tour Cycliste Féminin International de l'Ardèche, Lauren Stephens
Points classification, Lauren Stephens
Stage 4, Kristen Faulkner
2021
Stage 1 Ladies Tour of Norway, Kristen Faulkner
Stages 2 & 3 (ITT) Joe Martin Stage Race, Emma Langley

National and world champions[edit]

2008
MaillotUSA.PNG USA Road Race, Brooke Miller
2009
MaillotUSA.PNG USA Road Race, Meredith Miller
2010
MaillotAustralia.PNG Australia Road Race, Ruth Corset
2011
Jersey rainbow.svg World Track (Omnium), Tara Whitten
MaillotCan.PNG Canada Track (Omnium), Tara Whitten
2012
MaillotUSA.PNG USA Road Race, Megan Guarnier
MaillotUSA.PNG USA Track (Pursuit), Lauren Hall
2015
MaillotUSA.PNG USA Criterium, Kendall Ryan
2017
MaillotMexicano.PNG Mexican Road Race, Ingrid Drexel
MaillotMexicano.PNG Mexican Time Trial, Ingrid Drexel
Guatemala National Champion Jersey.png Guatemala Time Trial, Nicolle Bruderer
Guatemala National Champion Jersey.png Guatemala Road Race, Nicolle Bruderer
2018
MaillotAustralia.PNG Australia Road Race, Shannon Malseed
Guatemala National Champion Jersey.png Guatemala Time Trial, Nicolle Bruderer
MaillotMexicano.PNG Mexican Time Trial, Ingrid Drexel
OceaniaChampionJersey.png Oceania Road Race, Sharlotte Lucas
2019
OceaniaChampionJersey.png Oceania Road Race, Sharlotte Lucas
2020
MaillotAustralia.PNG Australia Time Trial, Sarah Gigante
2021
MaillotAustralia.PNG Australia Time Trial, Sarah Gigante
MaillotUSA.PNG USA Road Race, Lauren Stephens

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Team Tibco - Silicon Valley Bank". UCI.org. Union Cycliste Internationale. Archived from the original on January 27, 2021. Retrieved January 27, 2021.
  2. ^ Frattini, Kirsten (November 12, 2020). "TIBCO-SVB strengthen roster with Erath, Buurman and Yonamine". Cyclingnews.com. Future plc. Retrieved January 27, 2021.

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