Joe to Pro Cycling

In 2009 I'd been inactive for 8 years, had just turned 30, weighed 240 lbs and had enough. This blog is the journey of starting brand new in the sport of cycling, regaining fitness and aiming to compete in the Elite ranks of Amateur racing.

Current Weight: 180 lbs

Road Cat: 3

Cyclocross Cat: 2


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    Specialized Tarmac and Venge of Omega Pharma Quick Step Team. The orange for Chava and the green for the Cav’

    Sweet rides

    Inspired by the Tour de France to Ride? Here are some great ways to get started!

    Many of us see the racing of the Tour de France each year with it’s beautiful scenery, colorful…

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    Pictures like this make me want to go get lost on a ride. Just the bike and the road, some rain makes it better and it all ends at a coffee shop or pub with a few pints.

    (via beep-beep-im-a-bike)

    A look into the heart of @iamspecialized Creative Bicycle Design (via @Wired)

    It’s not often you get an inside look at the heart and soul behind a company like Specialized.…

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    I really HATE canceling group rides but with the lightening and kind of storms we get in Oklahoma - it was the right call.

    6pm, 37 miles - A & B Groups - All Out.

    It’s time for Tuesday Night Worlds!

    (Charley’s Bicycle Laboratory)


    Peter Sagan getting up to some tomfoolery after winning the intermediate sprint in stage 15 of this year’s Tour de France.

    Full of awesome.

    So, do I have any friends with a place to stay around Breckinridge, aspen, and/or steamboat springs?

    Wanting to check out US Pro Challenge this year.

    Are you keeping your drivetrain clean? $35 and we can make it right!

    Cleaning your drivetrain (chain, cassette, chain rings and derailluer wheels) eveyr 400 miles or at…

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    So… I sorta love challenging guys on my team to compete around @Strava challenges and then waiting until the end to upload all of my rides. MUAHAhahahahahahah

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