Meet the gladyators

The Gladyators are a cyclocross-focused (for now, at least!), fun-loving team of folks who are serious about trying our best and becoming better cyclists, but just as serious about having a good time on our bikes and building community in the process. We are welcoming of people of all gender identities and expressions. If you want to reach out and learn more, email us at hello@gladysbikes.com, or better yet, come find us at a local race!

(You fit here, we promise.) 


ADAM

Pronouns: he/him Superpower: Magical Elven leaping abilities. Random Fact: My favorite movie of all time is Top Gun.

Pronouns: he/him

Superpower: Magical Elven leaping abilities.

Random Fact: My favorite movie of all time is Top Gun.

QUINN

Pronouns: she/her Superpower: Shapeshifting Random Fact: I sorta already have that shapeshifting superpower. 

Pronouns: she/her

Superpower: Shapeshifting

Random Fact: I sorta already have that shapeshifting superpower. 

ASHLEY

Pronouns- she/her Super Power: Laser Boobs Random Fact: I have 2,627 freckles in my left armpit.

Pronouns- she/her

Super Power: Laser Boobs

Random Fact: I have 2,627 freckles in my left armpit.

 

Jen!

Pronouns: she/her Superpower: Legendary levels of loudness! Random Fact: I'm your #1 fan.  

Pronouns: she/her

Superpower: Legendary levels of loudness!

Random Fact: I'm your #1 fan.
 

 

Amanda

Pronouns: she/her Superpower: I'd like to claim I'm a baby whisper (I can put difficult babies to sleep. Sometimes).  Random Fact: I have the school record in the indoor 5k at Portland State.

Pronouns: she/her

Superpower: I'd like to claim I'm a baby whisper (I can put difficult babies to sleep. Sometimes). 

Random Fact: I have the school record in the indoor 5k at Portland State.

Stacey

Pronouns: she/her Superpower: Adaptability Random Fact: I love all types of candy especially Reese's peanut butter cups  

Pronouns: she/her

Superpower: Adaptability

Random Fact: I love all types of candy especially Reese's peanut butter cups
 

 

Elizabeth

Pronouns: she/her Superpower: Remembering names! Random Fact: I was the 2008 Chicago Bike Messenger Prom Queen. Be sure to check out North St. Bags, it's a cool company that my husband and I own. 

Pronouns: she/her

Superpower: Remembering names!

Random Fact: I was the 2008 Chicago Bike Messenger Prom Queen. Be sure to check out North St. Bags, it's a cool company that my husband and I own. 

Megan

Pronouns: she/her Superpower: Mad thrift store shopping skills Random Fact: I have over 60 stitches. None from cx!

Pronouns: she/her

Superpower: Mad thrift store shopping skills

Random Fact: I have over 60 stitches. None from cx!

 

linkE

Pronouns: they/them Superpower: I sign ASL! Random Fact: The Force is within me. Literally. It's like my lack of hearing has transferred in the orb of a new sense.

Pronouns: they/them

Superpower: I sign ASL!

Random Fact: The Force is within me. Literally. It's like my lack of hearing has transferred in the orb of a new sense.

 

Nadege

Pronouns: she/her  Superpower: Can make any croissant disappear.  Random Fact: I have freckles in my eyes. 

Pronouns: she/her 

Superpower: Can make any croissant disappear. 

Random Fact: I have freckles in my eyes. 

 

AMANDA 

 

GABRIEL

Preferred Pronouns: he/him Superpower: lack of inhibition Random Fact: I was in a coma for two weeks.

Preferred Pronouns: he/him

Superpower: lack of inhibition

Random Fact: I was in a coma for two weeks.

 

Cathy

Pronouns: she/her Superpower: I trip, but rarely fall.  Random Fact: I was born in the US, but my parents had been living in Taiwan for a couple years up until just two months before I was born. I remember thinking about toy labels around the time my mom explained the facts of life to me and putting it together that technically, I was made in Taiwan.

Pronouns: she/her

Superpower: I trip, but rarely fall. 

Random Fact: I was born in the US, but my parents had been living in Taiwan for a couple years up until just two months before I was born. I remember thinking about toy labels around the time my mom explained the facts of life to me and putting it together that technically, I was made in Taiwan.

ISAAC

Nickname: ICEE Preferred Pronouns: He/Him Superpower: Being slow on my bike Random Fact: My first ever concert was the Born in the USA tour (Yes, I'm old) and we sat in the nose bleeds but for some reason I thought I was going to be the one brought on stage to dance with Bruce Springsteen during Dancing in the Dark. I was 8. If you have no reference for this google Dancing in the Dark music video and have 3 minutes of bliss. I know, music videos, I'm ancient.

Nickname: ICEE

Preferred Pronouns: He/Him

Superpower: Being slow on my bike

Random Fact: My first ever concert was the Born in the USA tour (Yes, I'm old) and we sat in the nose bleeds but for some reason I thought I was going to be the one brought on stage to dance with Bruce Springsteen during Dancing in the Dark. I was 8. If you have no reference for this google Dancing in the Dark music video and have 3 minutes of bliss. I know, music videos, I'm ancient.

 

 

 

CHRIS

NICHOLE

Pronouns: she/her Superpower:  while dreaming, I have the power to fly like a bird (undoubtedly both a fun fact and super power!) Random Fact: my superpower!   

Pronouns: she/her

Superpower:  while dreaming, I have the power to fly like a bird (undoubtedly both a fun fact and super power!)

Random Fact: my superpower! 
 

 

NICOLE

 

FRANK