Dave Fluckiger

Team Name: Nerac Earth

DOB: 12/2/58

Hometown: Tolland, CT

Residence: Palatial Estate

Height: 6′ 1″

Weight: Not much

Strengths: Eternal optimist

Hobbies: Biking, biking, and Harley biking

Race Class: Wanna bee

When did you start racing? 2000

Why did you start racing? Dean

What do your mates call you? Hey

Name your cycling mentor Dean, Dave, Jill, John, Glen, Becky, Phil………….etc

Name your favorite ride, to date: Kicking crit boy’s ass with John

Who has influenced you the most in cycling? Kevin Breton, Maureen

Where do you like to ride? Anywhere

What and when was your first win? Ummmmmmmmmm…..what first win?

What’s your #1 strength as a cyclist? (see weight above)

Other than race, what are some of your other bike skills that would make any Mom proud? Big crashes

How about skills off the bike? Can fix or build anything

What gets you pumped up before a race? Linkin Park

Fondest memory in a race? Beating Dean

How would you describe your sense of humor? Dry and quick

What types of comedians do you relate to? Chris Rock

What has been your finest moment in racing? Beating Dean

What has been your finest moment on two legs? Bringing my 3 children into this world

When you’re not on your bike, what do you like to do? Ride my Harley

Favorite flick? Jeremiah Johnson

Favorite ride? Thursday night road/West Hartford mtn

Favorite song? Alice in Chains-Would

Favorite Carb? Donuts

What foods do you indulge in the most? Dark chocolate.

What’s the best perk about riding? Being outside with great people

Name your ultimate upcoming biking moment: Keep up with John on any hill.

Name your ultimate upcoming non-biking moment: Watch my son graduate high school

Describe your best cycling memory: Ride on soapstone when all the stars lined up and I had boundless energy and led the ride.

Your perfect day? Everyday-life is too short to wait for the perfect one -live every day like it’s your last.

Got any nicknames? Ask Mr. Perfect

Favorite junk food? (see food indulgence)