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. (You fit here, we promise.) 

Curious about joining? Reach out to Leah at hello@gladysbikes.com to learn more.


ADAM

Pronouns: he/him Superpower: Magical Elven leaping abilities. Post Race Snack: Anything that passes in front of me, but mostly hotdogs. Random Fact: My favorite movie of all time is Top Gun.

Pronouns: he/him

Superpower: Magical Elven leaping abilities.

Post Race Snack: Anything that passes in front of me, but mostly hotdogs.

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

Quinn

Pronouns: she/her Superpower: Shapeshifting Post Race Snack: Justin's maple-almond butter packets Random Fact: I sorta already have that shapeshifting superpower. 

Pronouns: she/her

Superpower: Shapeshifting

Post Race Snack: Justin's maple-almond butter packets

Random Fact: I sorta already have that shapeshifting superpower. 

Ashley

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

Pronouns- she/her

Super Power: Laser Boobs

Post Race Snack: Beer

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

 

Jen!

Pronouns: she/her Superpower: Legendary levels of loudness! Post Ride Snack: Food I can chew. Random Fact: I'm your #1 fan.  

Pronouns: she/her

Superpower: Legendary levels of loudness!

Post Ride Snack: Food I can chew.

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).  Post Race Snack: BEER 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). 

Post Race Snack: BEER

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

Stacey

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

Pronouns: she/her

Superpower: Adaptability

Post Race Snack: Jerky! 

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

 

Elizabeth

Pronouns: she/her Superpower: Remembering names! Post Race Snack: 50 LICKS 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!

Post Race Snack: 50 LICKS

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: multi-tasking Post Race Snack: Carver Hangar nachos (go after the race nearby in Barton.) Random Fact: I know the difference between a compound miter saw versus a sliding compound miter saw.

Pronouns: she/her

Superpower: multi-tasking

Post Race Snack: Carver Hangar nachos (go after the race nearby in Barton.)

Random Fact: I know the difference between a compound miter saw versus a sliding compound miter saw.

 

Saralinka

Pronouns: they/them Superpower: I sign ASL! Post Race Snack: Mud! Naw-- a glass of beer will do! 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!

Post Race Snack: Mud! Naw-- a glass of beer will do!

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.  Post Race Snack: EVERYTHING but eggs.  Random Fact: I have freckles in my eyes. 

Pronouns: she/her 

Superpower: Can make any croissant disappear. 

Post Race Snack: EVERYTHING but eggs. 

Random Fact: I have freckles in my eyes. 

Cathy

Pronouns: she/her Superpower: I trip, but rarely fall.  Post Race Snack: Cake is pretty much my favorite food.  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. 

Post Race Snack: Cake is pretty much my favorite food. 

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.

MAGGI

Pronouns: She/her Superpower: Sending surprise snail mail + cultivating care packages.  Favorite post race snack: High fives, beef jerky, pop-punk tunes, and a Royale Brewing pilsner or three.  Random Fact: I excel in the lost art of listening to old people's stories. Want to ramble on about how your great grandpappy built your house and farmed the land? I'm your gal.  

Pronouns: She/her

Superpower: Sending surprise snail mail + cultivating care packages. 

Favorite post race snack: High fives, beef jerky, pop-punk tunes, and a Royale Brewing pilsner or three. 

Random Fact: I excel in the lost art of listening to old people's stories. Want to ramble on about how your great grandpappy built your house and farmed the land? I'm your gal.