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HAPPY VALLEY WOMEN'S CYCLING


The Happy Valley Women’s Cycling (HVWC) team is an organization of women committed to advancing women’s biking and racing in Centre County, Pennsylvania. Our race team is composed of women of all ages and abilities who race road, gravel, and mountain bike. Check out the team bios below and follow us on Facebook and Instagram.

2019/2020 Race Team

980dad1afabd3b4d27bc75919eea7756_2f33e3deba0d24b6.jpgTANYA CAMPBELL

Race Team Manager, The Bicycle Shop Ambassador, & Specialized Ambassador, Centre Bike, State College Cycling Club, Nittany Mountain Biking Association

Happy Valley Women's Cycling, The Bicycle Shop's team, has equipped me to meet so many wonderful people in and beyond the cycling community. 

Primary Discipline:

Gravel & Mountain

Years Racing:

5, 3 with HVWC

Career Highlights/Podiums:

Yellow Creek Mtn Bike Race
1st Place (2020)

Prattsburgh Gravel Classic
1st Place (2019)

The Hills of High-Tor
1st Place (2019)

Durty Gravel Race Series
1st Place (2019)

Liberty Blockhouse Road Race
1st Place Woman (2019)

Ossian Giant Gravel Grinder
1st Place (2019)

Keystone Gravel
Finisher (2019)

Pittsburgh Dirty Dozen
4th Place (11/2018)

Monster Cross Chesterfield, VA
2nd Place (2018), 5th Place (2019)

Gran Fondo Agony in the Alleghanies
1st Place (2018)

Mount Davis Challenge
2nd Place (2018)

Pisgah Monster Cross
7th Place (2018)

UnPaved 90 mile Gravel Race
1st Place (2018)

Iron Cross
5th Place (2018), 7th Place (2019)

Member of:

Centre Bike
https://centrebike.org/
State College Cycling Club
http://www.statecollegecycling.com/
Nittany Mountain Biking Association
https://nittanymba.org/

Charity and Local Ride Committees:

Central Cycling Classic
Ride Of Silence
https://centrebike.org/event/ros/
Pizza Ride

MARIA NOTARO

Primary Discipline:

Mountain & Gravel

Years Racing:

1 with HVWC

Career Highlights/Podiums:

SAM PALSER

Primary Discipline:

Mountain & Gravel

Years Racing:

1 with HVWC

Career Highlights/Podiums:

Brianna Bair

Primary Discipline:

Gravel

Years Racing:

3

Strengths:

Eats mountains and gravel for breakfast. Full of grit and determination.

Career Highlights: 

Yellow Creek Mtn Bike Race
3rd Place (2020)

Iron Cross Gravel
5th female (2019)

Official Finisher of The Pittsburgh Dirty Dozen (11/2017)

UnPaved 120 Mile Gravel (2018)

Nicole LoRusso 

Primary Discipline:

Gravel

Years Racing:

3

Strengths:

“I’m a trail runner turned cyclist. Still trying to find my place in the cycling world. As in my trail running, I am more comfortable in the woods. Gravel is my passion.”

Career Highlights: 

Monster Cross
3rd in age group (2019)

Stokesville 50k
1st Woman overall (2019)

UnPAved
8th overall, 3rd in age group (2019)

MARY ANN HANLON

Primary Discipline:

Mountain Bike

Years Racing:

2 with HVWC

Strengths:

Technical terrain

Career Highlights: 

Yellow Creek Mtn Bike Race
2nd Place (2020) 

The Raven Enduro MTB
2nd Place (2018)

Ossian Giant Gravel Grinder
3rd in age group (2019) 

Iron Cross Lite
6th woman (2019)

LEANN PEREIRA

Primary Discipline:

Road

Years Racing:

5, 3 with HVWC

Strengths:

Endurance

Career Highlights:

New Jersey Gran Fondo
(4th overall woman/2nd in age group (2019)

Spring Fling Duathlon
1st in age group

Yosemite Lake Triathlon
3rd in age group 

Maddi Radzwich

Primary Discipline:

Mountain & Gravel

Years Racing:

1 with HVWC

Career Highlights/Podiums:

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