Name: Jamie Pagel
Age: Once a year
Disciplines/ Current Categories: track, cross 4/5
Goals for the upcoming season: Try to ride more and attend more
Why did you start racing? For the money
First Race Story: Shit. there is no way i can remember back that far back. I think it was on a mixte
1st Bicycle: I've seen a picture of myself on something small and greenish blue. I was also barefoot on a gravel driveway with no training wheels. I probably learned to balance pretty quick that way.
Current bikes: Giant Anthem, Javelin C/X, Lemond something, Rensho, Rensho, Lotus, 58' Schwinn
Favorite Bicycle story (Does not have to be related to racing): Riding with my 4 yr old...ya, sappy, i know, but she's just so friggin cute I bet Joe Stalin himself would shed a tear.
Bicycle superstitions: tire pressures can only be a prime number
Dumbest thing you've done on a bike: Broke a seat in half with my taint. Not on purpose either.
Special Talents? Foul language and blue humor
Strengths: back hair
Weaknesses: head hair
Final words of wisdom? Shama lama ding dong
Top photo by Callie Wenthur, Bottom by Josh Radlein