Svein Tuft in the NYT

Svein put Seattle locals in the hurt locker before going Pro and races without a typical cyclists’ physique, which is even more remarkable and motivating

“It was by far the most content I’ve ever been,” he said. “My bike was a piece of junk. I had nowhere to go, no place to be. Didn’t have anyone telling me what to do. If I felt like lying on the side of the road, I did.”

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Read more about Svein Tuft in the NYT. Having ridden in Alaska, I know those roads he describes.

Any readers race with Svein at Volunteer Park, Gastown, your local crit? Did he ride you off his wheel?



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My new cycling hero - this was a great read before today’s ride.

See you in Austin!

My fav is RODE to the training camp.

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