Bob is the team's leader in endurance, he has a huge motor to excel in the ultra endurance events like the Dirty Kanza 200 and Gravel Worlds 150 mile championship race. Bob’s strengths are power and long rolling courses. Bob’s goals are to podium at the Dirty Kanza and Gravel Worlds along with many of the local and regional races as these courses suite his strengths and with a strong supporting team riding with him, these goals can be achieved.
Rob has been racing bicycles since 2006. As a former national champion speed skater, Rob enjoys racing anything with wheels. He is a well-rounded cat 1 cyclist who excels in multiple disciplines: road, criterium, cyclocross, time trial, mountain, and of course gravel. Rob is looking forward to helping the Panaracer/Stan’s No Tubes p/b Bicycle Exchange team get on the podium at events all across the US in 2016.
Austin Morris is the team’s incredibly talented 18 year old junior racer. Austin comes from a very successful mountain bike background and has the punch and climbing ability to be a major threat on the shorter, hilly courses. Even though Austin is only 18 years of age, he has been racing as long as most other riders on the team. With patience and guidance from his experienced, veteran team members, Austin will be the one to watch in the future. Austin's 2016 target races are the Land Run 100 and the Crusher in the Tusher One of Austin’s main goals for 2016 will be to ride in support of the team to gain experience on racing at an elite/pro level.
Scottie is our world class climber. We affectionately call him our “mountain goat” Scottie has set many climbing records throughout the nation and has the experience and endurance to be a threat at any race. The 2016 targets for Scottie are to podium at the top level, high profile events like Crusher in the Tusher, Gravel Worlds, Belgium Waffle Ride and to support the team in various other races. Scottie has the ability and pedigree to compete with the world’s best.
Evan began his racing career in 2011. After completing his first cyclocross race, he was hooked and quickly moved up through the ranks to a cat 2 in his first season. When he's not battling it out in a Pro/1/2 or singlespeed cyclocross race, you can find him racing on the road, mountain bike, and gravel. A relative newcomer to the gravel racing scene, he entered his first gravel race in 2015 and found himself hooked again. Evan's excited to contribute to the team and help bring in some big results in 2016.
Monica is our super talented and competitive female racer. Monica got a late start into bike racing but has learned and excelled to the top very quickly. Monica has a passion for racing like few others. The last race of 2015 proved why she deserves to be a part of this team by crushing one of the most difficult courses in the country at the Big Ring Hondo and taking first place by nearly an hour over her closest competitors. Monica’s 2016 goals are to podium at all of the local and regional races along with taking her first crack at the podium in the women’s open at the Dirty Kanza 200.
Karen has been riding bikes competitively for 3 years. After competing in Triathlons, Karen started to focus more on cycling. Starting with road, then moving into cyclocross, gravel and more recently mountain biking, Karen loves all long endurances races on two wheels.