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Emmett

Another one of our experienced riders, but is fairly new to CX.
 
Many talented Emmett says he's a drummer, but ...

I have been riding bikes since I was 4 years old. I grew up near Fort Collins Colorado and spent much of my youth mountain biking on trails like Horsetooth and the Devils backbone trail. After moving to Nebraska in high school I did not really ride bikes until moving to Lincoln where I bought a Surly Crosscheck in 2011 to commute on. The Crosscheck is the bike that reignited my passion for cycling.

I commuted on it for four years while going to school at UNL. After graduating and getting my first post graduation job, I had free nights to do what ever I wanted so I began riding with a few friends several nights a week and they introduced me to cyclocross last year.

I was addicted instantly. I went to every single race I could get my hands on. I have met an enormous number of great people who are passionate about cycling and have made some great friendships along the way. After cyclocross last year I raced some road races and while they were fun my heart lives off of the road. I have been racing the Psycowpath mountain bike series throughout the summer and even got my first podium this year! I feel like this is just the beginning for me and I am excited to learn and grow as a cyclist and to make new friends. I am incredibly stoked for cyclocross this year! 


Flatwater Cyclocross - Lincoln, NE - 2015

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