September 1 , 2001--Williston, VT - BikeResults.com, a leading company for providing value-based solutions for the cycling community,launched a cross-discipline ranking system for cycling, which will include results and rankings points from the various disciplines within cycling and break them down into categories.
This dynamic solution allows those who go to BikeResults.com the ability to search and compare personal results or those results of friends and other athletes. Geoff Elder, Chief Technology Officer for Global Reach Sports, explains, "Our Rankings system allows racers to track their progress in the sport and compare themselves to others. This is the most complete and accurate rankings process ever developed for cycling."
With the constant flow of results into the MyRaceResults Compute Center, rankings are updated continuously much like they are done in another sports community belonging to the MyRaceResults portfolio, Charles Schwab's Nastar.com. This provides a great service and value to the competitor as they constantly strive to improve, so these comparison tools help them in that direction.
Global Reach Sports president Andy Bishop adds, "People, and athletes/competitors in particular, are always captivated by statistics such as results and rankings. Consequently, that content becomes very sticky because it keeps people coming back and coming back. We are pleased to provide several tools for competitors and fans alike to monitor and record these stats!"
BikeResults.com operates with the primary purpose of bringing value to all members of the cycling community: from athletes to promoters to officials to fans, with a particular emphasis to grassroots development. The company is part of the portfolio of Global Reach Sports properties with the cycling community driving the direction with their content. They have created the largest collection of bike race results on the Internet and are the first cycling organization to create 1) Individual Competition Resumes for every competitor and 2) A Comprehensive, Cross-Discipline Ranking System that ranks the rider against other competitors from all over the world.
Web site design and development, e-commerce solutions, content management, integrative software development, and participatory community tools and features comprise the Global Reach Sports platform with the particular mission of increasing participation and services across an entire sport, starting with grassroots development on up to professional and elite-level performance.