L and T Sports / Felt
Sport/discipline: Cyclocross and MTB
About Ryan: Ryan racing professionally since 2002. He grew up a military brat and has moved over 15 times in his life.
Hometown: Bend, Ore.
Current residence: Bend, Ore.
SRAM® products used: Full SRAM RED and SRAM XX, Avid® Shorty Ultimate, Quarq® power meters.
Zipp® products used: 303 wheels, Service Course® bars, stem and seatpost.
Favorite SRAM product and why: RED shifters, I really like the ergonomics of the brake levers.
Favorite Zipp product and why: 303 wheels, extremely light weight, durable and laterally stiff.
Do you train with a SRAM-Quarq power meter? Yes, train and race.
What is one surprising or helpful thing you learned about yourself from training and/or racing with power? First year using during CX races, learning that it is not as much of a steady state effort as people thought.
You’re stranded on a desert island and you have to choose one of each of the following:
One album? AC/DC, Back in Black
One candy? Butterfinger
One vice? Beer
Notable Race Results:
4 time USGP winner
2X CX national champ
2X MTB national champ