Team Name: Nerac Earth
Hometown: Oakdale, CT
Residence: Griswold, CT
Height: 5’ 6”
Weight: Too much
Hobbies: Mountain Biking
Race Class: Sport if and when I race again
When did you start racing? 1999
Why did you start racing? Got a flyer in the mail and the guys wanted to try it.
Name your cycling mentor Tomac
Name your favorite ride, to date: Porcupine Rim 2004
Where do you like to ride? Grayville
What and when was your first win? I can win???
What’s your #1 strength as a cyclist? Technical Stuff
How about skills off the bike? I was a pretty good printer
Fondest memory in a race? 2003 24HOA in Dalton MA Watching the sun come up as I finished my final lap. Cross it off the list of things to do on a mountain bike.
What has been your finest moment in racing? I’ll let you now when it happens
When you’re not on your bike, what do you like to do? Cleaning my bike,surfing the bike forums,listening to Opie and Anthony on XM, watching the Yankees win another AL East title,taking the dogs for a swim
Favorite Carb? Lately Bass Ale
What’s the best perk about riding? Having a burger and a beer after a good ride.
Name your ultimate upcoming biking moment: Moab 2007
Name your ultimate upcoming non-biking moment: No trips to the hospital for anything in 2006.
Describe your best cycling memory: Porcupine Rim in 2004 with the Nerac crew. Flying down the singletrack a few feet from the edge and not even knowing it. Launching off of everything in site. Riding some crazy stuff without thinking about it.
Describe your worst cycling memory: Thinking that 5 foot drop was a roller and breaking my elbow on day 2 of an 8 day trip in Moab in 2005.
Favorite junk food? BBQ Chicken Pizza