Todd Wells

Sport/discipline: Cyclocross, MTB

About Todd: Turned Pro in 1997, took three years off to finish school and work for IBM before returning to racing.

Hometown: Durango, Colo.

Current residence: Durango, Colo.

SRAM® products used: Shifter levers, cassettes, chains, brakes, derailuers.

Zipp® products used: 303 wheels.

Favorite SRAM product and why: Derailuers; they always work perfect regardless of conditions.

Favorite Zipp product and why: 303 Wheels are the only Zipp product I use and are the strongest and fastest wheels I have ever ridden.

Do you train with a SRAM-Quarq® power meter? Yes.

What is one surprising or helpful thing you learned about yourself from training and/or racing with power? It is nice to have my average power for certain climbs so I can tell if I’m on my way up or down form-wise.

You’re stranded on a desert island and you have to choose one of each of the following:

One album? Any Jimmy Buffet album, it’s a island.

One candy? Nestle Crunch bar

One vice? Wine or food

Notable Race Results:

2011 US National XC Champion

2011 Leadville 100 Champion

2011 La Ruta de Los Conquistadors Champion

2011 7th place XC World Champinoships

Website: ToddWells.com

Facebook: Todd Wells

Twitter: @YoTWells