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GGTC is proud to list our valued sponsors along with their club discount offerings. To view the details of each sponsor offering, please login and visit the Sponsor Deals page.  This page includes all the discount codes and links you need!  

If you are interested in sponsorship opportunities with the GGTC, contact Carmen Goff, the Director Of Sponsorship for more information.


PREMIER SPONSORS

 

  TRIFINITI

Trifiniti provides coaching services for individuals and groups of all levels. In the past six years, Trifiniti has helped hundreds of athletes become Ironman finishers as the official Ironman group training program for the GGTC. In addition to offering coaching, Trifiniti also conducts triathlon camps and cycling tours in Tuscany and France. Trifiniti founder, Coach Duane Franks is one of our original GGTC founding members with over thirty years of experience. Coach Duane and Dorette Franks was the GGTC track coach from 2007-2014. Read more about Trifiniti coaching at www.trifiniti.com

TRI MORE FITNESS

As head Coaches for the successful GGTC TAG Programs, Tri More Fitness provides personalized multi sport coaching. In addition to triathlon training for individuals, clubs and teams, TMF’s wide array of services include personal training, open-water swim instruction, video swim analysis, winter training and maintenance programs, corporate wellness training and even kids training. Whether training for your first event or your 100th, Tri More Fitness will help you achieve your race goals. Check out Neil and his team! 


DAHLZ HIGH PERFORMANCE COACHING
Coach John Dahlz is an experienced coach and decorate professional triathlete with a number of podiums to his credit. John Dahlz is the former Head Coach of the University of California Berkeley Triathlon Team, leading the team to a number of triathlon championships. John Dahlz coaches GGTC's swimming and track programs as well as individual athletes of all levels.
  HELMING ATHLETICS
Helming Athletics is the official strength & conditioning provider for the Golden Gate Triathlon Club, offering CrossFit classes specific to the endurance athlete locally at San Francisco CrossFit. Helming Athletics operates in both the endurance and CrossFit communities. Gaining insight from both communities, HA blends best practices towards performance, training, and program design for triathletes, runners, cyclists, and CrossFitters alike. 
  PORTMAN COACHING
Coach Mike Portman is also and experienced coach and decorate triathlete with a number of podiums to his credit. As a USAT Certified Coach Mike has learned the very best coaching techniques from all over the world. Involving different training phases, key sessions, recovery workouts, training the mind, eating right, and so much more. Coach Mike knows all the 'ins and outs' for all different types of endurance athletes.
 

SHIFT - SF

As the largest CompuTrainer facility on the West Coast, SHIFT offers unique, fun and energizing 90 minute cycling classes. Our classes are led by professional athletes, and we thrive on a culture of education in technique, form and efficiency to help you translate what you learn in class to outdoor riding skills. We also  offer strength and conditioning training with experts in the field of sports performance. At SHIFT, we are all about Cycling, Strength Training and Community. Come join us at www.shift-sf.com.

 
CHIRO MEDICAL GROUP - DR. HAL ROSENBERG

Functional Sports Medicine To Help You Achieve More Than You Ever Thought Possible. Dr. Hal Rosenberg is a member of the USA Triathlon medical staff, has served a Sports Medicine rotation at the United States Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, CO, and is a certified coach for USA Cycling. 


As a Certified Chiropractic Sports Practitioner (CCSP), Dr. Rosenberg specializes in the treatment of athletes. He has a diverse clinical approach by combining chiropractic, exercise rehabilitation, functional performance enhancement, Functional Movement Screening (FMS), Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA), Graston Technique (GT) soft tissue therapy, and kinesiology KT Tape where he also serves on the medical advisory board. Dr. Rosenberg is a former instructor of Active Release Techniques (ART) soft tissue therapy.

An Ironman and endurance athlete himself, Dr. Rosenberg's clinical practice includes athletes of all levels and disciplines. Additionally, Dr. Rosenberg is a faculty member at Palmer College of Chiropractic West where he teaches Sports Medicine.

 iRT IRT WHEELS

Inertia Racing Technology (iRT Wheels) believes that bicycle wheel building and designing is an art form. As any rider will attest, precision wheels can dramatically improve your athletic aspirations, making you faster and more confident. We meticulously build each wheel at our Pasadena, California headquarters, and take great pride in our commitment to quality. In 2010, iRT Wheels began with the attitude that such a precision bicycle component could be created and sold at a reasonable price point.  In the years since,  iRT Wheels has earned a reputation for being a cycling workhorse that produces great quality, hand built carbon racing wheels in the United States. 


PACIFIC BICYCLE

Pacific Bicycle is SF's largest Pro Shop. Cervelo, Scott, Orbea, Look, Giant, and more in stock. Women's Specific bikes & clothing; Pacific rents TRAVEL CASES, DEMO Zipp Wheels, Carbon road bike rentals. Tri Fit Experts.

     SOS SOS REHYDRATE

SOS is a fast-acting electrolyte replacement and hydration drink that helps combat dehydration caused by active lifestyles and physical performance.


 
SPORTS BASEMENT

Sports Basement is a Bay Area mainstay for sporting goods and outdoor gear with a strong commitment to knowledgeable, helpful service and prices 30%-60% below MSRP. Our dedicated triathlon department carries an extensive selection of wetsuits by Orca, Blue Seventy, TYR & Zoot while the full-service bike shop offers bicycles by: BMC, Cannondale, Felt, Fuji & Jamis, as well as top-notch repair and professional bike fittings for road and tri bikes. Come check out our shoe department for your running needs and get a free gait analysis to make sure that you’re in the right shoes for you. Sports Basement offers GGTC exclusive clinics, meeting space and parties. Members always receive a 10% discount at all of our Sports Basement locations (just show your card at the register) - San Francisco, Walnut Creek & Sunnyvale. Best Brands. Basement Prices


XTERRA WETSUITS

Our mission at XTERRA Wetsuits is to make the fastest, most buoyant wetsuits on the planet at a great value to our athletes. These triathlon wetsuits were born in San Diego – the birthplace of triathlon – and are designed to achieve the optimal blend of comfort, speed, buoyancy and value. XTERRA Wetsuits are designed, tested and sold by triathletes, for triathletes.

 

SERVICE SPONSORS

   
   AVANZARE

Specializing in soft tissue injury, joint restriction and biomechanical imbalance with Active Release Techniques®, Chiropractic and life/sport specific functional rehab.


At Avanzaré, we believe healing begins with a proactive collaboration between practitioner and patient. We assist our patients in this endeavor through our multi-faceted therapeutic approach. We are best known for excelling in a patented form of soft tissue therapy called Active Release Techniques™ (ART). ART can address and resolve many injuries previously considered untreatable, often in just a few visits. It is fast becoming the triathlete’s preferred method of treatment to correct injury and restore function. 2797 Union Street, in Cow Hollow, 415-441-8446. 

GGTC members 10% discount on all non-insurance services.

   TRX

The TRX Training Center is not your average gym. We train you like athletes, pushing your limits and challenging you to “the core”. Suspension Training bodyweight exercise develops strength, balance, flexibility and core stability simultaneously. It requires the use of the TRX® Suspension Trainer™, a highly portable performance training tool that leverages gravity and the user’s body weight to enable hundreds of exercises for every fitness goal. As a local, San Francisco based company, we love where we live and feel privileged to be here. For more information and to register for classes, visit www.trxtrainingcenter.com.

GGTC club exclusive 20% discount! Call (415)-655-4797 to contact the training center.

  3D BIKEFIT

A Professional bicycle fitting is essential for anyone who enjoys riding. When done properly, comfort, power, and control are maximized. 

3D Bikefit is dedicated to the science of marrying the mechanics of the bicycle with the physiology of the rider for an unparalleled cycling experience. Our approach leverages the best techniques and knowledge amassed over ten years of studying, analyzing and practicing bicycle fitting and has resulted in a fitting experience that is as unique as every rider we encounter. Every school of thought and technological development must meet the rigors of our fitting standards before being incorporated.

We offer a full range of fit and pricing options to suit all levels of cycling ability and ambition. A precise, thoughtful fitting is the single best investment you can make to maximize your overall enjoyment of everything cycling has to offer.  At 3D Bikefit we view your fit as a biomechanical evolution. We will work to improve your flexibility, enhance your strengths and perfect your mechanics. We are committed to purposefully and progressively helping you achieve your cycling goals step-by-step.

GGTC members receive 15% off.


 
MARATHON MATT

Looking for a great 1/2 Marathon training program and don't want to have to fundraise?? Check out Marathon Matt's running programs.

Our good friend and supporter, Marathon Matt (www.marathonmatt.com) has generously extended an open invitation for interested GGTC members to drop in on Tuesday nights @ 6:30PM in the Marina or Downtown for a casual run of 3-5 miles.

If you're looking to add a few extra miles to your training regime, have questions/concerns about your running, or you're looking to meet some new friends, drop Marathon Matt a line to let him know you will be attending and he will send you the specifics/details-

MARATHONMATT@MARATHONMATT.COM
Next program
runs from 2/18-5/6 details at the following link


 

 
PRESIDIO SPORT & MEDICINE
Presidio Sport & Medicine is more than just physical therapy - it's where endurance athletes go for all their health and wellness needs. Our goal-oriented approach helps clients not just recover from injury, but also realize their athletic potential. We evaluate each client's history and goals, not just their present injury or condition, and create individually customized programs that meet their needs and desired results. 

 

 

MAUKA RUNNING
...offers online and personal coaching services for individuals and groups.  We provide training plans, running-technique consultations, strategic advice and motivation for everyone, including seasoned runners and beginners.  

Whether you’re interested in running for fun, weight loss, completing a marathon or becoming the 100 Mile Ultra National Champion, we will help you to become the best runner you can be.  

 
AIM FITNESS

Rachel Rodriguez is the owner and operator of Aim Fitness. She has an extensive amount of experience in health, wellness, triathlon coaching (USAT Level II Certified Coach) and training. She is passionate, driven and dedicated to the success of her athletes, clients and friends. Come check out the Computrainer classes and Altitude Chamber! In addition, there is onsite physical therapy through SF Sport and Spine (bike fit, evaluations), and open water swim and ultramarathon coaching. GGTC members can attend Yoga for Athletes class on Monday evenings or Tuesday night indoor bike / outdoor brick class, both at 6:30pm for $5 with GGTC member card.



 
WATER WORLD SWIM

Swim with Pedro! Open water swim coaching, events, and clinics. GGTC members receive 10% discount to all regular swims and 15% discount on WWS year membership.


 

TRIBIKE TRANSPORT

TriBike Transport offers a unique service to help ease the logistical headaches of preparing for and traveling to a North American Ironman event or other triathlon.


Avoid the high cost, inconvenience and risks of checking your bike with the airlines or shipping it via mass ground carrier to your big race. Simply drop it off, fully assembled, at one of our conveniently located partner bike shops before you leave for your IM destination and pick it up, ready to ride, before your race, within walking distance of the Ironman Village. Your bike is never disassembled or packed in a case.


After your race, drop it off at the same location the same evening or the next morning and we'll get it back to your local shop for you to pick up at your convenience after you get home.


GGTC members get discount - go to members only page for code.

 
USAT

Renew your membership now at USAT!

 
 
PRODUCT SPONSORS

   

ZICO COCONUT WATER

Zico is now an official GGTC sponsor! Look for their product at our member meetings, Trailapalooza, and other member events throughout the rest of 2011.

ZICO contains the five essential electrolytes that gives your body everything it needs to stay hydrated and perform at your best. One ZICO has more potassium than a banana – 15 times more than most sports drinks – to prevent cramping. Drink ZICO before or during a workout for the natural energy you need for optimal performance. After a workout, ZICO replenishes and re-hydrates you to speed recovery.  



GU ENERGY

GU Energy Labs - From 1991 until today, athletes the world over have come to the same conclusion: GU works. GU is a Berkeley-based sports nutrition company made famous by the original GU Energy Gel, a revolutionary and more effective method to keep athletes fueled during exercise. The GU Energy Labs line-up now includes GU Energy Gel, Roctane Ultra Endurance Energy Gel, Chomps performance chews and Brew drink products.

Golden Gate Triathlon Club members now have the option to purchase GU through the Pro Deal discount program. Through the program, club members will be able to purchase GU once per quarter at the discounted rate of 45% off MSRP.




USA PRODUCTIONS

The Tri Club Challenge Series for all the triathlon events on the schedule will again be a great way to get more involvement from the tri community and generate a unique team approach for the clubs around the nation. http://www.triclubchallenge.com


                       

XTERRA WETSUITS

60% Off selected wetsuits!  Offer now includes FREE FEDEX Ground Shipping to all US addresses for orders over $99 when you use your exclusive club code!

 

 



CLEAN BOTTLE
"Hate moldy water bottles that you just can't seem to clean? Clean Bottle is the only water bottle that opens from both the top AND the bottom for easier cleaning and drying. With a leak-proof rubber washer design, this dishwasher-safe bottle is made of BPA-free 100% non-toxic plastic that is durable enough to last many years of use. Clean Bottle also donates 10% of profits to eco- and bike-friendly charities that you can vote for
at www.cleanbottle.com. Stop hassling with funky bottles and Ride Clean!"




RUDY PROJECT

Rudy Project designs and manufactures hi-tech sunglasses, goggles and helmets by applying the most advanced science, materials engineering and computer technology. Designed and produced in Italy, Rudy Project has been distributed throughout the United States and Canada since 1998. We are known for providing the absolute best RX solutions for athletes and outdoor enthusiasts around the world. In addition to our unparalleled customer service standards, we pride ourselves on always being on the cutting edge of technological innovations for all of our products. The leader in eyewear and helmets for cycling, triathlon, skiing, golf and tennis, Rudy Project has been a proud sponsor of many organizations including USATriathlon, U.S. Ski Team and U.S. Ski Patrol





MACK'S EARPLUGS

Since 1962, McKeon Products, Inc. has led the retail ear care industry with it's original and #1-selling Mack's® Pillow Soft Earplugs. These comfortable water-proof ear plugs block out water and help prevent swimmer's ear and surfer's ear. 

Mack's® line of ear plugs and ear drying aids are great for swimming, surfing, showering, kayaking, rafting, snorkeling, bathing, etc. Mack's® are America's #1 doctor recommended brand of earplugs and the official ear care of USA Swimming®



ROAD ID

In the event of an accident, if you can't speak for yourself, your Road ID will. It's not just a piece of gear - it's peace of mind.



BASE PERFORMANCE BY CHRIS LIETO

BASE Performance provides premiere nutritional supplements for endurance athletes. BASE has developed a unique and simple system with a variety of products for endurance athletes to improve performance, gain lean muscle, increase endurance and enhance recovery.


BASE Performance founder, Pro Triathlete Chris Lieto knows how important it is to keep healthy and strong throughout the year. After years of learning, trial and errors, mistakes and triumphs, he has found a nutrition solution that includes the BASE Performance products.


SALTSTICK.COM
Electrolyte capsules and dispensers powering world champions. The most comprehensive solid electrolyte source with sodium, potassium, magnesium, and calcium keeps cramps at bay. The unique capsule dispenser fits inside aerobars, cycle bars, and on running belts: Keeps capsules clean and dry. Visit www.saltstick.com for more information.

 
HUUB WETSUITS
Our aim is to create better products combining research, science and reality.

Team Huub has 4 decades worth of experience gained in the field of endurance sports (yes, we've done the miles, but still have the passion!). Focusing wholly on the athlete and maximizing performance and comfort, we'll explore both the odd and the conventional to create the best. We are not slaves to fashion, but to form, fit and performance. We believe quite simply that we have delivered what competitors want.

 
 
RETAIL SPONSORS

   


LOMBARDI SPORTS

Lombardi Sports has a team of well trained professionals and the latest equipment to help you succeed whether you are an entry level athlete, professional athlete or somewhere in between. LOMBARDI SPORTS has been family owned and operated since we began selling biking, skiing and camping equipment in 1948. In other words, we've been the start and finish line for athletes all over the Bay Area for almost 60 years. Each department is a self-sufficient unit, full of devoted folks who have the answers you're looking for. 

GGTC members will receive (don’t forget to show your membership card!): 15% discount throughout the store (non-sale items only); 15 % off labor





 

SEE JANE RUN

See Jane Run Sports is a woman owned and operated retail store in the San Francisco Bay area, designed to address the needs of the active woman. They sell performance oriented, high quality clothing, shoes and accessories for both sport and lifestyle. 10% discount to GGTC members



 

MIKE'S BIKES

Mike's Bikes is Northern California's cycling authority since 1964. We have ten locations in the Bay Area cycling hot spots of San Francisco, Sausalito, San Rafael, Berkeley, Palo Alto, Los Gatos, Petaluma, Sacramento, Walnut Creek, and coming soon to San Jose. Being the largest independent bike dealer in the country, we provide the biggest selection, highest quality Wheelsmith service, and guaranteed lowest prices that set us apart from the competition. We're the #1 Specialized, #1 Cannondale, and #1 Raleigh dealers in the country.


Mike's Bikes will offer 15% off all parts and accessories to Golden Gate Tri Club members. No special orders, non-sale items only. All we ask is proof of membership to the Golden Gate Tri Club to make your check out a breeze.   

Last Reviewed on 8/5/2013