Posted on March 29, 2013

Signature Cycles to Host Women’s Cycling Networking Night on April 4

What should I eat before a ride? Why does my saddle hurt? I think I want to race but how do I get started?  Cycling can be an intimidating activity for many women, but Signature Cycles, a local bike studio located at 14 Railroad Avenue, Greenwich, CT will provide answers these and many other questions during its special women’s-only “Ladies Night: Women in the Know” information panel and networking event on April 4 at 6 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

Signiture Cycles Panelist Dr. Gloria Cohen.
Signature Cycles Panelist Dr. Gloria Cohen.

Women of all levels of experience and abilities are invited to attend the event. Topics will include women’s health, injury prevention, gear, competitive racing, and more.

ONS sports medicine physician, Gloria Cohen, MD has been invited to participate on the panel. Dr. Cohen is a specialist in non-operative sports medicine. She serves as a primary care team physician for the Columbia University varsity athletic teams and lecturer in the Department of Orthopaedics at Columbia University. She served as team physician to the Canadian National Olympic Cycling Team for 14 years and was a member of the Canadian Medical Team for the Olympic Games in Seoul, Atlanta, and Sydney.

Dr. Cohen believes in taking an integrative approach to medical management by considering a patients’ bio-mechanics, cardio-vascular and pulmonary function as it relates to athletic performance. She is a competitive runner who has qualified twice for the New York Marathon and is also an off-road and road cyclist.

“Ladies Night: Women in the Know” panelists :

Ann IvanUSAT Level 1 Coach, Rye YMCA Fitness Center Director, Age Group Triathlete, 2-Time Ironman Finisher, Cancer Survivor

Carrie Goldkopf – Personal Trainer, Certified Massage Therapist, Nutrition Counselor, Avid Mountain Bike Enthusiast

Clare Zecher – USAT Level 1 Certified Coach, Personal Trainer, USAT Team USA Qualification, Multi time Marathon Competitor

Genevieve X. Boulanger Owner and Founder of GXB Yoga and Pilates. Certified Pilates and Yoga Instructor

Gloria C. Cohen, MD Specialist in Non-Operative Sports Medicine. Team Physician for Columbia University Varsity Athletic Teams. Former Team Physician to the Canadian National Cycling Team and Canadian Olympic Games Medical Team

Lucia DengCo-Captain of the Rockstar/ Signature Cycles Womens Racing Team,Board of Directors of Century Road Club Association

Madeleine Marecki – Member of Rockstar/Signature Cycles Womens Racing Team, Former Division 1 Cross Country and Track Athlete

Melissa Moo Harkins Founder of MooMotion Apparel, 3-Time Ironman Finisher, Alumni of Parsons School of Design

The event will include food, drink, and great giveaways. This is an evening not to be missed! Reservations can be made by emailing lori@signaturecycles.com.

Signature Cycles (www.signaturecycles.com) is a high-end bicycle studio with locations in Greenwich, New York City, and Central Valley, NY. Our client experience is focused on discovering the specific needs, goals and limitations of each individual athlete, thereby creating a path to fulfill their cycling dreams.