Historic Overview Danny Pate
Danny Pate (born March 23, 1979) is an American retired professional bicycle racer, who competed professionally between 2000 and 2018 for the Saeco Macchine per Caffè–Valli & Valli, Prime Alliance, Health Net–Maxxis, Jelly Belly–Pool Gel, Garmin–Transitions, HTC–Highroad, Team Sky and Rally Cycling teams.
Born in Colorado Springs, Colorado, Pate competed in road racing, cyclo-cross and mountain bike racing. In October 2015 the UCI Continental team, then named Optum–Kelly Benefit Strategies, announced that Pate would join them for the 2016 season after four years with Team Sky, reuniting him with former Prime Alliance teammate and Optum performance director Jonas Carney. He retired from racing at the 2018 Colorado Classic, after finishing the last stage in Denver.