Supporters + Sponsors

Thank you, SPONSORS!

We’ve been really lucky to have such great sponsors throughout our first few years as a team. We can’t thank you enough for all of the financial support, encouragement, donated time, and – in some cases – your actual involvement in our success. Your sponsorship not only helps us with travel and entry fees, but pushes us to be our best so that we represent you well!

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Happy Valley Adventure Bureau

This website was partially funded by The Happy Valley Adventure Bureau (HVAB). HVAB is a State College based non-profit with a mission to develop, promote, and engage in travel related activities and coordinate visitor services designed to enhance the economic activity and quality of life within Centre County, Pennsylvania. Find out more about what Central PA has to offer on their website.

The Bicycle Shop

It all started with support from The Bicycle Shop in State College, PA. We can’t thank them enough for all they’ve done for us. Here’s a little about their Specialize Bike shop…

The Bicycle Shop has been selling and servicing bikes since 1946. Our dedicated staff is here to serve you in a friendly and professional manner. With over 500 bikes in stock, we have the largest inventory in Central PA. Our staff specializes in most aspects of cycling: Mountain Biking, Road Cycling, BMX, Triathlon, and Cyclocross. We service all makes and models of bicycles, usually within 24 hours. We’d be glad to help you with any of your cycling or fitness needs.

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Specialized has been an amazing sponsor to our team, donating gear and clothing needed to take us to the next level. Click below to check out their bikes, gear, components and more. You can also buy their bikes and gear through The Bicycle Shop in State College, PA.

Dekalb / Bayer

We’re thankful that the State College based Merrill Lynch Wealth Management Group – Driftmier, Radzwich, Shetler, Stager & Mostyn has been a supporter for many years. At

The DEKALB®, Asgrow® and Deltapine® brands each remain committed to shaping agriculture’s future through the constant improvement of performance and the endless pursuit of yield potential driven by continuous innovation. To this day, this commitment to your success remains the most important part of our ongoing legacy. We’re committed to giving back to the communities that make it possible for us to succeed.

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Strategic Orthopedics

You may be wondering how we we stay fit and free of injury. It’s no easy task, but we have the help of husband and wife team, Tom and Jody Whipple. Tom has been a physical therapist for over 25 years and Jody brings her 20+ years of knowledge as a Registered Nutritionist/Dietitian to our tables. We love working with these two to keep us performing at our best.

Tom Whipple working with Happy Valley Women's Cycling Team

Netcrafter Solutions

Fred of NetCrafter Solutions riding the GRIT Gravel Grinder
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Fred, owner of NetCrafter Solutions, was one of our very first sponsors and has been cheering us on year after year. When he’s not training for and riding in our Rothrock GRIT Gravel Grinder, he’s working with B2B and B2C clients to exceed their digital marketing goals. NetCrafter Solutions is a certified Google Partner Company. Services include search engine marketing (SEM) on all Google and Microsoft platforms, paid-social marketing, including Facebook Ads and LinkedIn Ads, and related Google Analytics, Data Studio, and conversion tracking needs.
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Brad Fey, avid mountain biker and owner of Dronediculous, has helped us capture some amazing footage of the Happy Valley Women’s Cycling Team using his…well…ridiculous drone skills. Check out his work.


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Hammer Nutrition

Hammer Nutrition is an endurance sports nutrition company providing unparalleled products, knowledge, and service to health conscious athletes all over the world. The product line has grown from fuels & supplements to include clothing, body care products, EMS units, accessories, and more. 

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Hawbaker Construction

With humble beginnings as a small excavating company, Hawbaker Construction  now operates 19 quarries and 7 asphalt production facilities across Pennsylvania, and southern New York. Services include asphalt paving, road construction, gas well service, and construction, as well as engineering design services.

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Axeman Brewery

Axemann Brewery in Bellefonte, PA, home of Blue Stripe beer, brews and serves quality beers true to regional origins, and the 30-barrel production operation specializes in European and American east and west coast styles. Local ciders, wines, and spirits are also available along with local food vendors including an onsite kitchen and rotating food trucks. 

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Stocker Subaru

Here at Stocker Subaru, it is our mission to be the automotive home of drivers in the State College, PA area. We provide a vast selection of new and used vehicles, exceptional car care and customer service with a smile!

Backcountry Spine & Sport

Backcountry Spine & Sport

At Backcountry Spine & Sport, we believe that no two treatments should look alike. Our goal is to provide you with a variety of treatment options. We see better longterm outcomes for our patients when you have the chance to mix and match services to better meet your health goals.

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Robin Hood Brewing

Robin Hood Brewing Co. is a distributing brewpub located in Bellefonte, PA. We boast a continuously-rotating selection of award-winning IPAs, wheat beers, and experimental brews. Our kitchen specializes in pizza, pub food, and creative American favorites.


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