Diabetes and Sport: The Video Game of Your Life – Extended Version

Director Sportifs sometimes describe their jobs as akin to playing a video game, with detailed strategies executed as if by remote control. In the Team Type 1 camp, the video game starts with obsessive attachment to blood glucose monitors and the game of staying within a healthy range. I arrived Thursday evening and landed into a sea of inspired crew and racers. By the time the racers started … [Read more...]

RAAM: Day Three Report—Records, Rabbits and Armadillos

Atlanta — In what seems days ago now, Team Type 1 began the day just past midnight at 3,958 above sea level in Walsh, Colorado at mile 1,284 of Race Across America. By the end of today, Team Type 1’s two four-person teams, Team Shake and Team Bake, will have raced east through Colorado and the entire state of Kansas before beginning Wednesday just outside of Jefferson City, Missouri. While … [Read more...]

RAAM: Day Two Report—Racing Bikes and Saving Lives

Atlanta — In the past 24 hours of the epic Race Across America, Team Type 1 has ridden 421 miles from Mexican Hat, Utah to Trinidad, Colorado, at an average speed of 23 miles per hour. Over 1,145 miles of the race are completed for the team, which leaves 1,859 more miles to race. Meanwhile, Team Type 2 has logged 321 miles from Flagstaff, Arizona to Durango, Colorado in the past 24 hours at … [Read more...]

Race Across America: Day One Report

Atlanta — On June 12th at 2 pm PDT Race Across America (RAAM) began its 3,000-mile journey east from Oceanside, California to Annapolis, Maryland. In the first 24 hours, Team Type 1 and Team Type 2 powered their way east through California and the highlands of Arizona before heading into the mountains of Utah and Colorado early next week. After departing Oceanside, California at 2 pm PDT/5 pm … [Read more...]

Team Type 1 and Team Type 2 To Compete in Race Across America

Atlanta — Team Type 1, the US-based bicycle racing organization focused on diabetes awareness, is sending two teams to compete in the eight-man relay category of Race Across America (RAAM). The race starts this Saturday, June 12th in Oceanside, California and finishes in Annapolis, MD. The squads are: Team Type 1—a team of athletes with type 1 diabetes, and Team Type 2—a team of amateur … [Read more...]

Team Type 1 Powers Through Final Stage of Amgen Tour of California

Thousand Oaks, California — As the curtain closed on the 2010 Amgen Tour of California, Team Type 1 achieved what it had been hoping to since it opened up the eight-day stage race one Sunday ago. When Team Type 1’s Thomas Rabou crossed the line safely inside stage eight’s time cut, he confirmed his hold on the California Travel and Tourism King of the Mountains jersey, arguably the biggest … [Read more...]

Team Type 1 Pro Men Win Five Podiums in Seven Days

Atlanta — With the Amgen Tour of California just over the horizon, the Team Type 1 Pro Men headed to Mexico for the Vuelta Mexico Telmex brought home the team general classification victory, a stage win and three top five finishes. Team director Vassili Davidenko was optimistic about the chances for Team Type 1 ahead of the Vuelta Mexico Telmex. “After three stages wins and podium places … [Read more...]

Team Type 1 Invited to the Amgen Tour of California

Learn more about Team Type 1’s Professional Men’s Team at http://teamtype1.org/teams/team_type1_men Atlanta — Team Type 1 has officially been handed the chance at claiming California glory, being named as one of the sixteen teams invited to the 2010 Amgen Tour of California today. Team Type 1 has been hard at work early in the season to prove itself worth of invitations to the nation’s … [Read more...]

Team Type 1’s Pro Men Look for Fortune at the Tour of Morocco

Atlanta — Friday, March 26th will kick off Team Type 1’s first international stage race of the season, the 23rd Tour of Morocco. The race, which totals ten days of racing, spread across ten stages – two of which are split stages – begins in the Moroccan capital of Rabat and concludes in Morocco’s largest city – Casablanca – on April 4th. Team Type 1 brings six professional riders … [Read more...]

Team Type 1 Starts 2010 Season with Strong Pro Men’s Team

Atlanta – Team Type 1 is already making its mark in the early US training series races and is prepared for a successful US and International racing schedule in 2010. Building on a fantastic 2009 season, Team Type 1 returns core team members and adds veteran international riders to the roster. “This is a great team and our guys are fired up and ready to race. The past two weekends have … [Read more...]