How To Join

Interested in joining our team??

Team Dayton membership is open to cyclists of all ages, gender, and experience that want to race.  Our focus is on the grassroots development of competitive cyclists in Southwest, OH (Cincinnati & Dayton areas).  We also accept experienced riders that have typically relocated to the area and are seeking another team to ride with.  Our expectation is that you race at least 7 sanctioned events a year, hold a current USAC license, volunteer & participate at team events, & uphold the values of teamwork, professionalism, excellence, integrity, pride, and respect.  There is no membership fee but you must purchase a new uniform yearly.

New membership process:

1)   Read our Riders Agreement and review the expectations for membership.

2)  Complete the following application . New Member Resume  Answer the questions the best that you can.  Our intent is to learn a little bit about you and your interests.  If you are an experienced rider please attach your riders resume (should include the following:  cycling background, race results, other sporting activities, personal interests, etc.).  Email to

3)  You will receive a confirmation email that your application was received within 7 days.

4)  The Board of Directors will review your application and let you know a decision within 14 days of your confirmation email.

5)  Once your membership is approved you will need to do the following:

  • Complete and sign our Riders Agreement .
  • Obtain a USA Cycling License with Team Dayton Cycling as your club.  If you already have a license you must have your primary club/team changed within 30 days of joining us.  If joining in the fall the license needs to be changed on renewal.
  • Buy a Team Dayton uniform.  Our uniform order is usually finalized by 12/1.  Depending on the need we will have 1 or 2 subsequent orders in the spring and early summer.  In the meantime members are typically willing to loan jerseys to new members for races.  Check with someone you know or post it on the message board.

6)  We do have a limit on our total membership and the number of experienced riders on the roster.  At some point during the year we will stop taking new members.  Membership typically opens for the upcoming year in September.

7)  You can help the process of joining Team Dayton by attending our races/events, riding with some of our members, and building your racing resume.

You can address all questions to