Leslea Byrd

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  • Current town: Arlington, VA
  • Born and raised in: Small town in Tennessee
  • Cycling Hero: Ted King (I know, I know…should be a girl!)
  • Least Favorite Workout: Post-injury Z1 rides….painfully boring!
  • Preferred method of leg hair removal: Men’s razor
  • Current road bike: Specialized Amira Pro
  • What animal best describes your riding style: Squirrel
  • Favorite moment as a cyclist: Riding my first ever 50 miles – 17 laps at HP in the pouring rain
  • What is your FTP: In need of improvement
  • What’s your favorite cycling-related book, movie or tv show: “Domestique” by Charly Wegelius
  • If you didn’t spend all of your free time riding a bike, what else would you be doing: Cooking, traveling, boxing, and watching Mike ride his bike
  • Favorite professional race: Tour de France and USA ProCycling Challenge
  • Favorite thing about the 2014 season: Joining the VWS Team
  • Biggest goal for 2015: Get past my injury so I can race!
  • Preferred color of bar tape: White
  • Favorite post-race/ride beverage: Chocolate soy milk
  • Favorite post-race/ride food: Pancakes (gluten free of course)
  • Piece of cycling apparel you just can’t live without: Sunglasses and kinesio tape
  • One thing none of your teammates know about you: I was on the UT Equestrian Show-Jumping Team during college