Photo by John Cline (Half Acre)
Name: Hannah Caproon
Location: Bloomington, IN, for the time being
Disciplines/ Current Categories: Track (4), Road (4)
Goals for the upcoming season: Podium once on road &/or beat some grown men at the track (or women, if there's actually a field this season), and at the very least, improve on hill recovery and minimize sunburns
Why did you start racing? .....past beaus...don't judge.
First Race Story: Major Taylor Velodrome + only woman rider = Major Spankage Velodrome
1st Bicycle: Windsor The Hour, which I still ride, and will continue to ride straight into the ground
Current bikes: Fuji Finest-AL, '86 Schwinn Madison, Ye Olde Windsor, Schwinn Twinn
Favorite Bicycle story: The Rider--Tim Krabbe
Bicycle superstitions: ....just don't sniff my socks!
Dumbest thing you've done on a bike: Tarcked a wheelie, ripped my ankle, 18 stitches
Special Talents? All things librariany, sunburns
Strengths: Drafting, downhills, uphills (I think)
Weaknesses: Fairskinnedness, confidence, taking forever and a day to warm up
Final words of wisdom? It's all about performance.