On Thursday 20 March 2014, BikeBug-NextGen Racing was officially launched at Cafe Racer, St.Kilda, Victoria. A new and exciting road cycling team, made up of some of the best female talent in Australia.
PROJECT Clothing is proud to be supporting this new all-female team from the beginning, as a major partner.
“We have an ambition to operate the most professional women’s road team and set a new benchmark in Australian Women’s Cycling” – Chris Stevens, NextGen Cycling.
The team is set to race at the National Road Series and Victorian Road Series races. Riders will also be competing is disciplines across track, cyclo-cross and mountain biking throughout 2014.
NextGen Cycling owners Chris Stevens, Stuart McKenzie and Claire Homsey are proud to launch the start of a strong relationship with BikeBug.com and other major sponsors CartGiS Pty Ltd, Project Clothing, Carrol O’Dea Lawyers.
“Our sponsors have been very generous in their efforts to support our team this year, but more than this, they understand our commitment and want to be a part of setting a new benchmark in women’s cycling” – Claire Homsey, NextGen Cycling.
“We have had a successful team camp in the week prior where the athletes really learned how to work well together as a team and build an inclusive, supportive environment. Our job as management staff is to foster this environment and compliment it by providing professional service to our team and sponsors” – Stuart McKenzie, NextGen Cycling.
Chloe Baggs, 17, Melbourne
Claire Homsey, 33, Melbourne
Georgina Beech, 25, Melbourne
Justyna Lubkowski, 39, Melbourne
Elizabeth Doueal, 22, Melbourne
Penny Brown, 27, Melbourne
Prudence Rothwell, 24, Melbourne
Stuart McKenzie, Team Co-owner/Directeur Sportif
Chris Stevens, Team Co-owner/Company Director
Claire Homsey, Team Co-owner/Communications