COS Racing is a 501(c)3 amateur sports team whose purpose is to advance the sport of cycling in the Pikes Peak Region. The team was formed out of the need for such an organization in the city of Colorado Springs and is currently home to the area’s top competitors and most knowledgeable experts.  Through the team’s planned events, clinics, rides, and support structure we look to provide a pathway to victory for all levels of type and levels of cycling enthusiasts.

VISION

2018

To promote racing and racers of all levels in all disciplines in Southern Colorado. We will unite the cycling community and local teams in an effort to raise awareness of the cycling community and all that we can do. COS Racing members will give back to their sponsors and their community beyond weekend racing. COS Racing will promote the development of racers at all levels in an effort to build competitive categories at all levels and disciplines of competitive cycling.

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On April 28th, COS Racing team rider Daniel Matheny hosted a free public mountain bike clinic at Red Rock Canyon Open Space.  The event attracted over eight local riders. Hosted out of Trails End Taproom, the two-hour clinic focused on mountain-bike fund...

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During the month of April, the COS Racing team will host multiple rides and clinics from Trail’s End Taproom, as part of our cycling advocacy and community outreach programs. These include a several mountain-bike rides/clinics, a beginner-intermedia...

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On February 28th, over a dozen COS Racing members converged on Pedal Station, the Colorado Springs headquarters for Kids on Bikes,  to help build, restore, and repair donated bikes for children.  Overall, the team was able to restore approximately six ...

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COS Racing team rider Chris Murphy continued his strong season with multiple victories at the 2018 U.S. Paralympics Track Cycling Open.  Murphy won the C5 1K time trial and the C5 4K Pursuit.  Additionally, he took gold as part of the C1-C5 Mixed Team ...

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On 25 January 2018, U.S. Paralympics named COS Racing Team rider Chris Murphy and 26 others to the 2018 U.S. Paralympics Cycling National Team.  Chris is one of eight World Champions returning to the National Team. Chris won gold in the C5 1km time tr...

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On 11-13 January 2018, COS Racing rider Eric Fossell competed at the 2018 Cyclocross Nationals in Reno, Nevada. Eric raced in both the Men’s Singlespeed Championship and the Masters Men 35-39 race, achieving 9th and 11th place overall, respectively....

TEAM HISTORY

2014

Origins

COS Racing was founded in 2014 to address a shortfall in local teams interested in supporting bike racing of all kinds in the Colorado Springs area. The team was formed with road, mountain bike, and cyclocross teams at the Elite, Race, and Club levels.

2016

Season Recap

COS Racing expanded to approximately 100 members and continued to support all forms of bike racing at the local, regional, and national levels. Team members achieved podium finishes at regional events such as the 9th Annual Steamboat Springs Stage Race, the Valley of the Sun Stage Race, Tour of Gila, and the Tucson Bike Classic. For the first time, the team hosted Colorado Masters State Championships at the Porsche Thunderbird RoadRace at the USAFA.

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