TBT In the News

Cycle Chauffeur joins TriBike Transport to better serve Triathletes across Texas./center>

March 2018

TriBike Transport (TBT) of Asheville, NC, is pleased to announce its merger with Cycle Chauffeur of Austin, Texas, effective March 15, 2018. The addition of the boutique transport company strengthens TBT’s presence throughout Texas and into Oklahoma City.

Since its inception in 2015, Cycle Chauffeur has been transporting bicycles from across Texas and Oklahoma City to cycling events and triathlons across North America. With a focus on service, Kevin Russell and his team have helped reduce the stress athletes experience when traveling with their bike.

“In TriBike Transport, we have found a like-minded company that is focused on serving and growing the triathlon and cycling communities,” commented Kevin Russell founder of Cycle Chauffeur. “By merging with TBT, we are joining a company that has the experience and reach to provide service to even more races and cycling events to athletes living in Texas and Oklahoma City.”

“TriBike Transport was launched with the goal of easing the challenges athletes face when traveling to triathlon and cycling events across North America and around the world,” said Marc Lauzon, founder and President of TriBike Transport. “By partnering with Cycle Chauffeur, we are able to build on the work that Kevin and his team have already started across Texas and in Oklahoma City, and provide bike transport to a larger number of events in North America and internationally as well.”

All existing Cycle Chauffeur transport reservations will be transferred to TBT. New reservations for 2018 can be made at either thecyclechauffer.com or tribiketransport.com. TBT will also honor any past Cycle Chauffeur reservations as credits towards their frequent user program.

About TriBike Transport

TriBike Transport has serviced over 100,000 satisfied athletes since our start in 2004. Our unique company was founded with one goal in mind: To help ease the logistical challenges and exorbitant costs of transporting bikes to and from events via airlines or ground freight. We look forward to providing you with our HASSLE-FREE, ECONOMICAL, UNPARALLELED bike transport service to and from your destination race so all you have to do is worry about the finish line.

About Cycling Chauffeur

Cycle Chauffeur was created in early 2014, formerly operating under the name Tri Team Transport. A boutique bike transport business based in Austin, Texas that supports athletes by transporting bikes and race equipment to events across the USA.


USA TRIATHLON PARTNERS WITH TRIBIKE TRANSPORT FOR NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS AND ITU TEAM USA EVENTS

February 2018

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — USA Triathlon today announced that TriBike Transport will serve as the Official Bike Transport Provider for USA Triathlon through 2019. The full-service bike transport company will offer discounted rates to competitors at USA Triathlon’s four owned National Championships — Duathlon, Collegiate Club & High School, Youth & Junior and Age Group (sprint and Olympic-distance) — as well as those representing Team USA at select ITU Age Group World Championships.

TriBike Transport provides a convenient, stress-free transport experience, allowing athletes to travel through the airport without oversized baggage and collect their bikes and race gear directly at the event. The company offers a variety of transport services, including both Fully-Assembled and Pack & Ship options.

“USA Triathlon is proud to offer discounted TriBike Transport services to our National Championship and Team USA competitors,” said Chuck Menke, Chief Marketing Officer at USA Triathlon. “Competing at Nationals or Worlds is a momentous accomplishment, but traveling with valuable gear can cause added stress. TriBike Transport gives athletes confidence and peace of mind on race weekend by delivering the bike, an essential piece of equipment, to the event site safely and reliably.”

“Our entire team is excited to partner with USA Triathlon and its nearly 500,000 members,” said Marc Lauzon, founder and President of TriBike Transport. “We look forward to offering USA Triathlon’s athletes traveling to Nationals or World Championship races with the same outstanding service TriBike Transport has provided to thousands of triathletes over the last 14 years, allowing each of them to focus on their race.”

TriBike Transport delivers bikes to more than 80 triathlon and cycling events annually throughout the continental U.S., Canada and Mexico, and in 2011 expanded its service to include select overseas event locations.

Competitors at USA Triathlon’s owned National Championships, as well as the ITU Multisport World Championships Festival and the ITU Age Group Sprint and Standard-Distance Triathlon World Championships, will receive information about discounted rates and reservations for TriBike Transport via email in the lead-up to each event. For more information about TriBike Transport and to book services for other events, visit www.tribiketransport.com.

About TriBike Transport

TriBike Transport has serviced over 100,000 satisfied athletes since our start in 2004. Our unique company was founded with one goal in mind: to help ease the logistical challenges and exorbitant costs of transporting bikes to and from events via airlines or ground freight. We look forward to providing you with our HASSLE-FREE, ECONOMICAL, UNPARALLELED bike transport service to and from your destination race so all you have to do is worry about the finish line.

About USA Triathlon

USA Triathlon is proud to serve as the National Governing Body for triathlon, as well as duathlon, aquathlon, aquabike, winter triathlon, off-road triathlon and paratriathlon in the United States. Founded in 1982, USA Triathlon sanctions more than 4,300 races and connects with nearly 500,000 members each year, making it the largest multisport organization in the world. In addition to its work with athletes, coaches, and race directors on the grassroots level, USA Triathlon provides leadership and support to elite athletes competing at international events, including International Triathlon Union (ITU) World Championships, Pan American Games and the Olympic and Paralympic Games. USA Triathlon is a proud member of the ITU and the United States Olympic Committee (USOC).


TBT BIKE TRANSPORT SIGNS ON TO PROVIDED HASSLE-FREE TRANSPORTATION TO

GRAN FONDO HINCAPIE

July 2017

TBT Bike Transport (TBT) of Asheville, NC, USA, is pleased to partner with Hincapie to provide hassle-free bike transportation to one of the ultimate cycling experiences in South Carolina, the Gran Fondo Hincapie. This year’s event is being held on October 21.

First launched in 2004, TBT Bike Transport has grown to be a dominate force in the bicycle transportation industry. While they initially focused on fully-assembled bike transportation to triathlon races, their business has evolved to include transportation to a variety of cycling events including MTB endurance events, charity rides and gran fondos.

“We launched TBT in an attempt to ease the challenges athletes face when traveling to cycling events in North America.” commented Marc Lauzon, founder of TBT. “Given the needs of our customers, we have since grown to service non-domestic races as well. By partnering with Gran Fondo Hincapie, participants will now be able to enjoy the rolling terrain of South Carolina, without the hassle, and expense, of taking their bike on the plane to get there.”

“TBT is the pioneer in the bicycle transportation business,” stated Rich Hincapie, CEO of the Hincapie brands, which include the Gran Fondo Hincapie. “Since they first started servicing cycling events nearly 15 years ago, they have continued to refine their process, and improve the experience for their customers. We are proud to partner with TBT to provide an even better Gran Fondo opportunity for our riders.”

For more information about TBT’s services, and to book your bike transport, visit www.tribiketransport.com.

About TriBike Transport

TBT Transport has serviced over 100,000 satisfied athletes since our start in 2004. Our unique company was founded with one goal in mind: To help ease the logistical challenges and exorbitant costs of transporting bikes to and from events via airlines or ground freight. We provide HASSLE-FREE, ECONOMICAL, UNPARALLELED bike transport service to and from destination cycling events so all you have to do is worry about the finish line. For more information, visit www.tribiketransport.com.

About Gran Fondo Hincapie

Originating in 2012 in Greenville, South Carolina, Gran Fondo Hincapie has quickly become known as the ultimate cycling experience. With celebrity cyclists, as well as careful attention to safety, on-site viewing screens, course and segment timing, live tracking and streaming, live bands at rest stops, and a free family festival, Gran Fondo Hincapie creates a high-end customer experience defined by personal attention and luxury. In 2018, the Gran Fondo Hincapie will expand to its second location in Chattanooga, Tennessee, the inaugural event occurring May 5. Consistent across all Gran Fondo Hincapie rides are the standard distances of 15-, 50-, and 80-mile routes, as well as careful attention to each aspect of the customer experience.

Contact

Angela Lauzon
VP Marketing
TriBike Transport
Email:
angela@tribiketransport.com

Lindsay Niedringhaus
Content Director
Hincapie Sportswear
Email:
lindsayn@hincapiesports.com


TBT BIKE TRANSPORT ANNOUNCED AS THE OFFICIAL BIKE TRANSPORT FOR LEVI'S GRANFONDO

July 2017

TBT Bike Transport (TBT) of Asheville, NC, USA, is pleased to announce that they have been selected as the official bike transport company for the Levi’s GranFondo being held in Santa Rosa, California, on September 30, 2017.

First launched in 2004, TBT Bike Transport has grown to be a dominant force in the bicycle transportation industry. While they initially focused on fully-assembled bike transportation to triathlon races, their business has evolved to include transportation to a variety of cycling events including MTB endurance events, charity rides and granfondos.

“TBT was launched with the goal of easing the challenges riders face when travelling to cycling events across North America and around the world,” commented Marc Lauzon, founder of TBT. “By partnering with Levi’s GranFondo, participants are now able to enjoy riding through the heart of Sonoma Wine Country, without the hassle, and expense, of taking their bike on the plane to get there.”

“TBT was the first company to economically transport bicycles to and from cycling events throughout North America”, stated Kris Lunning, Partnership and Marketing Director of Levi’s GranFondo. “Since they first started servicing races nearly 15 years ago, they have continued to refine their process, and improve the experience for their customers. The team at Levi’s GranFondo selected TBT as a partner as a way to coordinate hassle-free bike transportation for our riders.”

For more information about TBT’s services, and to book your bike transport, visit www.tribiketransport.com.

About TriBike Transport

TBT Transport has serviced over 100,000 satisfied athletes since our start in 2004. Our unique company was founded with one goal in mind: To help ease the logistical challenges and exorbitant costs of transporting bikes to and from events via airlines or ground freight. We provide HASSLE-FREE, ECONOMICAL, UNPARALLELED bike transport service to and from destination cycling events so all you have to do is worry about the finish line. For more information, visit www.tribiketransport.com.

About Levi’s Granfondo

Levi's GranFondo is regarded as the number one GranFondo in North America attracting over 10,000 riders and their families each year to Sonoma County California. The event is the brainchild of former Professional Cyclist Levi Leipheimer and has raised over $2 million for at-risk youth in its 9 year history.

Contact

Angela Lauzon
VP Marketing
TriBike Transport
Email:
angela@tribiketransport.com

Kris Lunning
Partnerships and Marketing Director
Levi's Granfondo
Email:
kris@bikemonkey.net


CELEBRATING THE SUCCESS OF TBT MEXICO!

June 2017

TriBike Transport (TBT) of Asheville, NC, USA, is pleased to celebrate the one year anniversary of TBT México. Launched in May 2016, TBT Mexico has quickly grown to service 33 races throughout Mexico and the United States, and are forecasting to transport nearly 5,000 bikes in 2017.

“TBT first started servicing IRONMAN® Cozumel in 2010 and we immediately saw the incredible demand for fully-assembled bike transport throughout Mexico,” commented Marc Lauzon, founder of TBT. “Given that need, we began looking for a local company to partner with and to carry the TBT name. The more we learned, the more we came to understand, that Roberto Guerra and his team at TransBikeMex was the ideal partner for a licensing agreement.”

“TBT is the most experienced and recognized brand of bicycle transportation in the USA, Europe and now Mexico,” stated Roberto Guerra, Mexico TBT Director. “Entering into our partnership with TBT led us to become the official bike supplier of Asdeporte (IRONMAN® Mexico), and experience significant growth in just one year.”

The goal of TBT is to make fully-assembled bike transport available to as many athletes as possible. With the success already experienced in Mexico, TBT has begun looking into additional opportunities.

For more information about TBT’s services, and to book your bike transport, visit www.tribiketransport.com, and for TBT Mexico, visit www.tribiketransport.com.mx/tribikewp.

About TriBike Transport

TriBike Transport has serviced over 100,000 satisfied athletes since our start in 2004. Our unique company was founded with one goal in mind: To help ease the logistical challenges and exorbitant costs of transporting bikes to and from events via airlines or ground freight. We provide HASSLE-FREE, ECONOMICAL, UNPARALLELED bike transport service to and from destination races so all you have to do is worry about the finish line. For more information, visit www.tribiketransport.com.

About TBT Mexico

In March of 2012, Roberto Guerra launched TransBikeMex. After experiencing years of strong growth, TransBikeMex saw the need to enhance their infrastructure, to not only position themselves for future growth but also to provide a better user experience for their customers. By reaching a licensing agreement with TriBike Transport, TransBikeMex received the needed infrastructure support in addition to the brand awareness of the most recognized bicycle transportation company in North America.

Contact

Angela Lauzon
VP Marketing
TriBike Transport
Email:
angela@tribiketransport.com

Roberto Guerra
Mexico TBT Director
TBT Mexico
Email:
rcguerra@tribiketransport.com.mx

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