Kyle Stockford

Team Name: Nerac Earth

DOB: 6/5/89

Hometown: Norwich, CT

Residence: 208 Rogers Rd

Height: 5-11

Weight: 150

Strengths: Mostly hills and flats

Hobbies: Biking, sleeping, paintball

Race Class: Expert

When did you start racing? Eh, about 2 1/2 years ago

Why did you start racing? My dad got me into it

What do your mates call you? Kyle

Name your cycling mentor : Lance Armstrong, George Hincapie, Tyler Hamilton, Kyle Strait

Name your favorite ride, to date: Grayville or Gay city/Case mt, doesn’t matter, just as long as the weathers nice and I don’t get tired

Who has influenced you the most in cycling? Paul Fabish and Lance, and my dad

Where do you like to ride? All over, just preferably not inside

What and when was your first win? Beginner class, and I’m not sure where

What’s your #1 strength as a cyclist? Climbing

Other than race, what are some of your other bike skills that would make any Mom proud? Kicking my dad’s butt all the time…. hehehe

How about skills off the bike? Pretty much everything I guess

What gets you pumped up before a race? PANTERA!!!!, and just getting mentally focused, I really get amped

Fondest memory in a race? Winning a real hard sprint to the finish at winding trails, I played it smart the whole race and sucked a guys wheel, and then really showed him who’s boss at the end

How would you describe your sense of humor? I think I have a great sense of humor, I laugh at everything, but some say it is a little dirty, but that’s alright

What types of comedians do you relate to? Jim Brewer

What has been your finest moment in racing? Winning the beginner and sport seasons, and completing a 3-person 24 hr. race

When you’re not on your bike, what do you like to do? Hang out with friends and chill at Kyle’s p’house

Favorite flick? Probably Anchorman

Favorite ride? Grayville

Favorite song? 5 minutes alone by Pantera

Favorite Carb? Mmmm pasta

What foods do you indulge in the most? Grinders

What’s the best perk about riding? Just being able to relax and think about things, it really helps to relieve stress

Name your ultimate upcoming biking moment: 24 hr. races

Name your ultimate upcoming non-biking moment: Spring break

Describe your best cycling memory: When we were all flying down a big hill and Ben crashed in front of me and I didn’t even think twice about running him over… it was sooo funny

Your perfect day? Nice ride not too warm not too cold, about 65-70, then hanging out with the ladies

Got any nicknames? Stork

Favorite junk food? I’m not a big junk food person but probably M&M’s