Pro Cyclists Want to Take you For a Ride

Uber rides usually arrive with four wheels, but in honor of America’s Greatest Race we’re switching gears.

Thursday, Team Garmin-Sharp will be available on demand for #UberCYCLE, and riders in The Peninsula can request a 20-minute jam with fierce competitors from the Tour of California. It’s also the 20th anniversary of Bike to Work Day, so eager cyclists should be in the mood to get out on the open road.


From 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., cars fitted with two pro cyclists and a tricked-out bike will be cruising around Palo Alto, Mountain View and Menlo Park. Take a flyer on #UberCYCLE and you’ll be well on your way to a memorable midday coffee break. iPhone uberCYCLE screenshot


  • Download the Uber app for iPhone, Android, or Blackberry
  • From 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. May 8, request CYCLE via the app
  • If connected, the Garmin-Sharp car will arrive with 2 pro cyclists and all the gear you need
  • All requests are free and rides last 20 min.
  • UberCYCLE is only available in Palo Alto, Mountain View and Menlo Park

The cycling scene is strong in The Peninsula, so demand will be high. If you’re not able to connect with Team Garmin-Sharp right away, keep on trying!


Team Garmin-Sharp CYCLISTS: 

Ben King

Ben King

Phil Gaimon

Phil Gaimon

Tom Daniel

Tom Danielson


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Christian Vande Velde


Spend your nights counting spokes instead of sheep, but haven’t used Uber? Download the app and enter RIDE25 for a free first ride up to $25. If you already use Uber, there’s no need to apply the code in order to request UberCYCLE.

Use Promo Code:
Free first ride up to 25! New users only, not valid on TAXI.

These are some of the country’s best riders, so don’t forget to share your #UberCYCLE experience on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. If you’re attending any of the stops along the race, be sure to stop by and visit us. Uber will be on-site in Sacramento, Thousand Oaks and San Diego.

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