Riptide - Cawes Cycling is a women's cycling team that formed in 2005 by Teresa DiSessa. It features cyclists from across New Jersey, Delaware, New York, Connecticut and Pennsylvania and comprises of creative, unique, motivated women who participate in road, track, cyclocross, and mountain bike races. Riptide - Cawes Cycling is a non-profit organization and is a registered USA Cycling team and a member of the New Jersey Bicycling Association and Pennsylvania Cycling Association. The goal of Riptide - Cawes Cycling is to create a racing program that encourages women riders, fosters the art of great teamwork and creates a regionally recognized program. Team owners Teresa DiSessa and Jeffrey Johnson along with a cohort of amazing sponsors have created a professional environment that supports developing riders, domestic elite racers, and everyone in between, enabling women to compete at their highest level.