Zipcar was founded in 2000 in Cambridge, and has since become the leading car sharing service in the world. For individuals living in an urban setting, Zipcar is the convenient answer to active people looking to get out of the city on the weekends, carpooling with friends and family, all without the hassle of owning a car in the city. Being a competitive cycling team based in Boston, and traveling to some of the biggest races on the east coast, Zipcar has been a perfect partner for us. Green Line Velo has been partnered with Zipcar since our first edition of the Purgatory Road Race back in 2010.
Landry’s is the leading bike shop in the Metro-Boston area. In addition to providing some of the best cycling equipment available, Landry’s offers certified bicycle fitting as well as top-notch mechanical services, chosen every year to support the Pan-Mass Challenge. Heavily involved in bicycle advocacy and community outreach, Landry’s is ranked as one of America’s Best Bike Shops. Since the founding of the team in 2009, Green Line Velo has been partnered with the Landry’s Boston store.
From a stellar year of Paris-Roubaix, Tour de France, Vuelta a España and World Championships victories, Specialized is hands down the best manufacturer of bikes in the world. In addition to road racing, Specialized has the best offerings for any and all forms of cycling, including cyclocross, mountain biking, recreational riding, touring, or even commuting. Green Line Velo has been riding Specialized bikes, helmets, shoes, and accessories since 2012.
ATP Race Consulting is the cycling coaching service of our friend, teammate, and father-figure Josh Friedman. Josh is committed to making better cyclists of all levels. Whether you want to finish the local group ride strong or be at the front at a national championship, ATP Race Consulting can help you achieve top performance. Josh has been coaching riders since 2008, and since 2012 he has been coaching many of the elite and development riders on Green Line Velo.
Craft Sportswear is one of the worldwide leaders in the manufacturing of biking, running, and skiing apparel. In particular, their custom cycling apparel has been worn, tested, and perfected by some of the best riders in the professional peloton for over a decade. Craft Sportswear North America is headquartered in nearby Beverly, MA and offers one of the best custom cycling wear programs around. Green Line Velo has been wearing Craft clothing on and off the bike since 2013.
Launched in 1999 as Bikes Belong, PeopleForBikes includes both an industry coalition of bicycling suppliers and retailers, as well as a charitable foundation. Over the years, PeopleForBikes has spent more than $30 million to make bicycling better. Green Line Velo is proud to partner with PeopleForBikes in 2014.
Pedro’s is a leading manufacturer of tools and bicycle care products. Based in Massachusetts since 1989, they have developed the tools, cleaners, and lubricants that are used by professional bicycle mechanics all over the world today. Green Line Velo has used Pedro’s products to take care of our bikes for years, and we are proud to partner with Pedro’s in 2015.
Schwalbe is one of the top manufacturers of bicycle tires in the world. With a wide array of tires for any and all cycling activities, Schwalbe offers the fastest, most-durable, most-reliable tires around. Green Line Velo riders have been commuting, training, and racing on Schwalbe tires since 2010.
SRAM is the leading innovator of cycling componentry in the world. They are the manufacturers of the world's lightest high-performance group sets across all cycling disciplines. GLV riders have been riding and racing on SRAM groupsets since the team was started. We couldn't be more happy than to partner with a company that continually supports the growth of cycling globally.
For decades, Zipp Speed Weaponry out of Indianapolis has made the fastest wheels in the world. No other company has spent more time continually making the fastest wheel designs even faster, and year after year they continue to push the boundaries. Whether it's a time trial, a criterium, the high mountain stage of the Tour or just a simple training ride, Zipp has the best wheels for any condition. GLV is proud to put our riders on Zipp wheels!
Speedplay pedals have long been the personal choice of the team's top riders, as well as some of top professionals in the world. Based in San Diego, their pedals are always at the leading edge of performance cycling, being the most innovative, adjustable, lightweight, and durable pedal system available. They're made in the US too! We're proud to partner with Speedplay this year and put our riders on the best pedals in cycling.
Ultimate Aesthetics is Dr. Steven R. Bader, DMD PC, one of the leading cosmetic dentists in the Boston area. His practice in Newton prides itself on customer service and top-level dentistry work. Dr. Bader has long been an avid cyclist and a patron of our Wednesday Night Group Rides, and we're excited that he continues to support our team!