Several years ago in the midst of the dog days of summer several of the riders began calling each other by “dog” nicknames. It became a big joke at the time, but one we built on.
In subsequent years we encouraged participation in this adventure by offering membership in “The Dog Team” to anyone who completes the tour. Once you finish you are entitled to your own moniker. TGBT founder and San Mar CEO picked up the nickname at that time as, “Top Dog”.
Here is a list of other Dog names of riders. Official TGBT Dog Team Registry: