Dave Eckel

StatsDave Eckel

Currently Resides: Trevor, WI
Height: Very tall
Weight: Pretty heavy
Education: Concordia University
Years Racing: 15
Racing Classifications: Cat 2 road
Previous Teams: Sundance, WTB, Higher Gear, Serotta, Alberto’s……I get around
Strengths On The Bike: Creating a huge vortex for the whole pack to draft from
Strengths Off The Bike: Spreadsheets
Nickname: Eck
Favorite Movies: Caddyshack
Currently on my I-Touch: Coldplay, Lifehouse, Black Eyed Peas, Train, Michal Bolton, Fray, Norah Jones

Race Highlights

2008-2010:   It’s been a blur!!!

2007
3rd – Evergreen Criterium 30+ 1/2/3
2nd – Whitewater Road Race 30+ 1/2/3
4th – Backroads TT 30+ 1/2/3
Became Level 2 USAC Certified Coach

2006
5th – Wisconsin State Road Race 40+
3rd – Backyard TT 40+
1st – Single Bong TT 40+
2nd – Double Bong TT 40+
5th age / 47th overall – Chequamegon Fat Tire Fest
Successful comeback from broken kneecap June 2005

2005
Got hit by a deer (yes…you read that correctly) and split my kneecap in half

Other Major Results
2005 – 1st ABD Masters Memorial Day Weekend Criterium<
2003 & 2004 – Wisconsin State TT Champion 40-44
2003 – 3rd WCA 40+
5 time Chequamegon Fat Tire Fest top-100 finisher (2 time top-50)

About Me

I spend my off-season doing: Training for Birkie
My goals and expectations for 2011 are: Enjoy being part of a great Team!
I started racing because: I love the competition.
My cycling mentors and/or influences are: David Jordaan.
I consider my finest moment on the bike to be: Winning the Masters ABR event in 2005 against about 100 riders.  Top 50 at Fat Tire the year after I split open my kneecap.

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