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Visit Dallas DNA Builds Roster with Mid-Season Additions

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Dallas, TX (May 24, 2017) Visit Dallas DNA Pro Cycling is pleased to announce the signing Erica Clevenger and Stefanie Sydlik for the remainder of the 2017 season. Both riders have had breakout seasons racing on their respective USA Cycling Domestic Elite teams, guest riding, and on the US National Team.

“We are happy to continue to support up-and-coming riders who are ready to make the jump to the UCI level, Erica and Stefanie have definitely proven that they are ready to make the move,” said Lee Whaley, team co-owner.

Erica Clevenger, who rode as a guest with Visit Dallas DNA at the Tour of the Gila, joins the squad from Team Stone House p/b Monster Media. She is the current U.S. Collegiate National Road Race Champion and 2016 Collegiate National Triathlon Champion.

Stefanie Sydlik, a former elite rower (two-time US National Champion, US National Team Member, and Elite Worlds Bronze Medalist), joins the team from QCW Cycling p/b Breakaway Bikes. After numerous wins in road racing and time trials in the mid-Atlantic states over the past two seasons, she recently raced at the top level of the sport with with the US National Team at the Amgen Breakaway from Heart Disease Women’s Race (UCI Women’s WorldTour).

Photo: Catherine Fegan-Kim

Visit Dallas DNA Pro Cycling is a registered UCI Women’s Team and is a joint venture owned and managed by FCS and K4 Racing. The team’s website is www.visitdallasDNA.com. Official social media properties of Visit Dallas DNA: facebook.com/K4racing, instagram.com/dnak4, and twitter.com/DNA_K4.

Visit Dallas and the Dallas Convention & Visitors Bureau’s goal is to market Dallas as the ideal convention and visitor destination to the regional, national, and international marketplace and to favorably impact the Dallas economy through meetings and tourism. The Dallas metro area is the leading business and financial center in the Southwest, offering visitors an unparalleled array of amenities including more than 75,000 hotel rooms, flexible meeting space, moderate climate, service-oriented staff, and two major airports with more domestic nonstop flights than any other U.S. City. Dallas is the ninth-largest city in the US and part of the fourth-largest metropolitan area, it is the top visitor destination in Texas and the only one in the southwest to host five major professional sports leagues. www.visitdallas.com #DallasBIG

DNACYCLING designs and manufactures custom kits for teams and professional quality cyclewear for the everyday rider. DNACYCLING embodies all that is cycling, embracing tradition, style and performance. Each custom piece is produced with the highest quality and handcrafted with Italian flair and a sense for dressing up well. Whether riding on dirt or asphalt, DNACYCLING is dedicated to all those losing themselves in the ride. Functionality, simplicity, and flair. www.dnacycling.com #ItsOurDNA

Founded in 1840, in the Basque region of northern Spain, Orbea is a premium manufacturer of road, mountain, and triathlon bicycles at the forefront of bicycle design and technology. Now celebrating its 175th anniversary, Orbea has introduced its most comprehensive bike range to date. The company’s fighting spirit is realized through its sponsorship of the world’s top athletes including Samuel Sanchez (Gold in Olympics), Pedro Delgado (Victory in the Vuelta a Espana), and Catharine Pendrel (MTB World Championship Title). www.orbea.com #RideFightWin

Other team sponsors: Cotton Sox Photography, Plan 7 Endurance Coaching, Job-Dox, Markosian Auto, Prologo, Maxim Sports Nutrition USA, Rudy Project North America, power2max, Doc’s Skincare, Altra Running, Speedplay, Jagwire, Dynotron, Three 9 Consulting, Arundel Bicycle Company, Vittoria Shoes, Attract Interact, Full Speed Ahead, Vision, Wilkins Finston Friedman. 

MEDIA CONTACT – Catherine Fegan-Kim, +1 (801) 910-1456, k4racingteam@gmail.com

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