Welcome at CrowdRiders: your chance to become one of the managers and owners of a unique professional cycling team!
What is CrowdRiders?
Crowdriders is an initiative to start a professional cycling team with
an international crowd of 40.000 cycling enthusiasts. By paying an
annual fee CrowdRiders’ members become owners and managers of this
professional cycling team having a vote in all the major decisions
affecting the cycling team. A team that will participate in some of the
biggest and most famous races all over the world!
Among other things CrowdRiders will have a vote in which riders to
attract, which races to ride, riders selection, who should be the
sports director of the team and what should be the team’s (internal)
anti-doping policy. Even the team’s jersey design will be
This approach will make it a truly crowd managed cycling team. YOUR professional cycling team!!
Crowdriders’ aims at starting in the 2010 season with an annual budget
of 4 million euro which is higher than the very competitive and 2008
Tour de France participating teams of Barloworld and Agritubel.
Just above half of this annual budget will be gathered by means of
40.000 members from all over the world paying an annual 55 eur
membership fee. This fee will make them co-owners and managers of the
team having direct voting power in all the major decisions affecting
the team. Bringing in 51% of the budget means the crowd is the majority
stake holder and at all times will have control over the team’s
The other half of the budget will be financed by external shirt,
material and website sponsors. They will get no decision power of any
Show your support and register now
In the current initial phase CrowdRiders is looking for 40.000 cycling
enthusiasts showing interest in owning and managing this pro cycling
As a cycling enthusiast you can become an aspiring CrowdRider, free of
charge and of any further obligations, by registering your personal
details in the left sidebar of this website. Only when 40.000+ people
have registered, showing a strong support for this idea, we will start
setting up a CrowdRiders pro cycling team and collecting membership
But first we need 40.000 registered people! So come and be part of cycling history by registering today.
The special features of CrowdRiders
The features of this unique pro cycling team are among others:
- Be one of the owners and managers of a pro cycling team;
voting power for every member over a wide range of team decisions from
rider’s signing and team selection, jersey design up to the team’s
internal doping policy.
- Your name on the official team’s jersey and tour bus (for more on this see the F.A.Q.)
- Get an insiders view in the team through members only news feeds, video footage, riders interviews and more
- See YOUR pro-cycling team on tv riding the biggest races around the world
- Get access to the ‘team members only’ season opening and closing events
- Possibility to ride with the pro riders of the CrowdRiders team during specially organized global member events
- See your CrowdRiders team in races close to your living area as it is you who decides upon the team’s race calendar
- And much much more…….(submit suggestions through our contact form)
To become part of the world’s first pro cycling team owned and
managed by an international crowd of cycling fans you can now register
yourself free of charge as an ‘aspriring CrowdRider’ by registering
your details in the left sidebar of this website. By registering you
are just telling us at CrowdRiders.com that you love this idea and
consider eventually becoming a full paying member, when 40.000+
CrowdRiders have registered themselves.
If you become an aspiring CrowdRider now you are in no way obliged to
become a full member the moment CrowdRiders starts accepting payments.