History of Colavita

2020
September 13

September 2020

Website is moved and re-designed in WordPress with videos and other media.
2011
August 12

August 2011

Additional routes were added, and existing routes were modified by Neil and Pat.
June 12

June 2011

Membership increases to over 50 members in just 15 months.
April 9

April 2011

A website is built to house various ride maps for members.
2009
June 21

June 2009

Bill develops the initial routes for Sunday group rides.
April 11

May 2009

Colavita Chicago expands to 83 members.
2008
April 12

April 2008

Pat becomes team President in the eyes of Colavita National.  Bill is recognized as team Vice President to assist with further developing the club.
2007
June 14

June 2007

Thursday Jailbreak rides begin for cyclists looking to increase their fitness before Sunday group rides.
2005
May 31

May 2005

Colavita Chicago expands from 3 members to 30.
March 23

March 2005

Greg, owner of Deerfield Cyclery, invests in a jersey for the initial club members.
March 7

March 2005

Vitor, Greg, and Wendy found Colavita Chicago, Colavita’s 3rd national program in the U.S.
2004
August 19

August 2004

David rides a route from Deerfield Cyclery to ‘The Wall’ and back, what would eventually become Colavita’s first route (34 miles).
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