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Harvard University Cycling Association Funding
The Harvard University Cycling Association (HUCA) is both a club sport and a racing team. Our club introduces students to the sport of cycling and allows new and advanced riders to work on skills and develop technique for both racing and recreational riding. In the springtime, our team competes in the 12-week Eastern Collegiate Cycling Conference racing season. Sustained by the continuing generosity of our supporters, HUCA has grown from 16 racers in 2000 and 20 racers in 2001 to 40 racers in 2002. This year we are anticipating sending over 50 racers, out of 75 riders to at least three weekends of racing across the north-east. Last year, the team won the ECCC and Ivy League Championships, came in 9th at National Championships and was recognized by USA Cycling, with a USACDF Center of Excellence award as one of the best-run collegiate clubs in the country.

We could not have accomplished these goals without the help of our supporters. Harvard University does not support HUCA as a NCAA sport. The vast majority of our budget comes from donations and corporate support. Each race weekend, HUCA covers race fees, transportation, and hotels for our student members. We would like to be able to cover meals as well and find other ways to reduce the financial barriers to entry into our sport. This year, because the National Championships will be held in California, HUCA is facing an even greater challenge to raise funds for travel to the event.

Support HUCA!
If you or your company are interested in sponsoring the team, here are a few ways you can help out. All donations are tax deductible.

  • Cover a rider’s race entry! $13.
  • Cover a rider’s race weekend! $80.
  • Cover a rider’s season! $800.
  • Cover a weekend for the team! $2,400.
  • Cover a squad’s season (e.g. mens/womens development team)! $4,000.
  • Send the team to nationals! $8,000.
  • Be title sponsor of the team (cover half the season)! $15,000.

Please contact Jay Ku, jku@fas.harvard.edu, our financial director, with any question you may have or if you would like to donate or sponsor our team.

If you are a friend or alumni of the team, please contact Tamara Metz, tmetz@fas.harvard.edu.


Meet our supporters!
HUCA is proud to represent these sponsors. Please help us thank them for their generosity by visiting their Websites.

Vittoria: www.vittoria.com
Cannondale: www.cannondale.com
Wheelworks: www.wheelworks.com
USACDF: www.usacdf.org
Oakley: www.oakley.com
Peet’s Coffee: www.peets.com
Ti Designs: www.ti-designs.com
Skyline Ventures: www.skylineventures.com
Castelli: www.castelli-us.com
Weymouth Design: www.weymouthdesign.com
Mercedes Benz: www.Mercedesbenz.com
Clif Bar: www.clifbar.com
Friends of Harvard Cycling: Visit the FoHUCA Page
Bank One / One Equity Partners: www.bankone.com
Wagener Capital Management