Name: Marcus Traber
Race Disciplines and Categories: Road (5) Track (4)
Goals for the Upcoming Season: Become a 3 on track, and finish notably in a few road races
Best Race Results: most overall points cat 4 track ‘09
Why do you ride: Gotta train for something…inspiration too
Current Race Bike: Leader track frame with old HED wheelset.
Dream Bike: Giant road bike (TCR)
Dumbest thing you've ever done on a bike: I fell off my rollers > 10 times
Most Helpful Training Tip: “do more squats”
Fave Bike Shop: Ben’s
Fave Band: The most serene republic (me and Tom Nguyen have similar tastes)
Fave Beer/Drink: Pabst
Most flats in one ride: one (once it was a tubular though)
Fave Riding Style: “the sleeper” or “the office water cooler”
My first ride was: Batman. I was doing hipster skids before they were cool.
I wish I had never sold my: Oakley sunglasses (I didn’t know they were so cool to cycling)
The cycling world needs: face covering aero-masks.
I am inspired by: the young and old.
In the off season: I learn about heat flux and machine components at MSOE (woo!)
One day, when I was riding: there was a foot of snow.
Special Talents: mechanical engineering (boring)