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: 2

Cyclocross Cat: 2


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    what phinney won!!! ‘murica!!

    An incredible win by Taylor today. #ballsohard #ham

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    You Don’t Have to Deal with “Hot Foot” This Summer

    You’ve been riding this spring and things have been going great. Some of the longer events at the…

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    Found that I had better control and was much faster cornering on single track with my CX bike when I was in the drops today. Anyone else find the same?

    Pro tip: if you decide to pick up your CX bike on a technical section of single track be sure to not ram the front wheel into a tree and slam the stem into your face…..

    How you know Saturday went well at the Bike Shop.


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

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    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.

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    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.

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