Friday, July 15, 2011
Rider Bio: Michael Wissell
Racing Age: 33
Discipline(s)/Categories: Cyclocross 2, MTB 1, Road 3
Strengths: Making it hurt.
Favorite Burrito: Buffalo Chicken
Favorite Race: The Transylvania Epic
Personal Internets: Neuroscience, Rope.
The Stable: For road racing, I have a stock Cannondale CAAD10 4. In the woods, I use a mostly-stock Cannondale Scalpel 2. For cyclocross season I have a Specialized Crux with parts in varying states of functionality.
Craziest Ride: Stage 2, Transylvania Epic 2010.
How It All Began: at age 30 i thought it would be a good idea to race bikes. I still don't know why.
Pre-race Ritual: The Tandoori Two Step.
Worst/Best Injury: tie: broken pelvis/ broken knee. Thai boxers are tough.
Poignant Thoughts: It could be that the purpose of your life is to serve as a warning to others.