Tag: American cycling
For his teammates, Davis Phinney was always their go-to guy when it came to winning time. The same goes for Huddle and me when it comes to lining up a guest for a classic interview. Davis is always our go-to guy as well. His new book, The Happiness of Pursuit, chronicles his legendary years as one of America’s best cyclists, his marriage to Olympic Gold Medalist Connie Carpenter and the blossoming cycling career of their son Taylor. When he was 40 years old, Davis was diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease and the book also deals with the creation of the Davis Phinney Foundation and their search every day for small victories.
John Howard was named America’s cyclist of the 70’s and was a three time Olympian, Ironman champion and Pan American Games Gold Medalist. He came on to talk about his new book Mastering Cycling, his Land Speed Record and his win at the Ironman 30 years ago.
Ned Overend is one of the true endurance sports legends. And at the age of 55, the guy is still tough as nails.
Todd Gogulski is a long time professional cyclist who you have seen on VeloCenter every day during the 2010 Tour de France. No one has better insight into the sport and the Tour than the man they call GoGo.
Let’s be honest. How many kids who grew up in Compton went on to become professional cyclists, win national championships and create their own team and charity? Rahsaan Bahati is a one-of-a-kind young man who is out kick ass, take names and change the world all at the same time. www.bahatifoundation.org
Andrew Messick, the main man behind the Amgen Tour of California, joined us to talk about moving the event from February to May and to layout the brand new course for us.
Roy Knickman had an amazing cycling career. How many riders had the opportunity to ride with Bernard Hinault, Greg LeMond, Davis Phinney, Ron Kiefel, Bob Roll and Andy Hamspten, among others. Roy came on with Huddle and I to chat about his cycling career and the challenges he and his family have faced since his 13 year old son Andreas was diagnosed with cancer.