Alan Guo

My Sports
Cycling
Road Category
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Nickname
Alan
Home Town
Ames, IA
Alan G
Bio
Throughout high school and college, I used bikes as a means of transportation, and learned how to wrench, almost exclusively on vintage bikes. I started riding as a hobby in 2013, after starting my first job out of college. The hobby grew into a passion, as I continued to test my limits on the weekends and after work, joining any group rides that I could find in East Texas. I started racing later that year, won the state road race as a cat 5, and have since become a competitive cat 3. Moving to Austin was a huge opportunity for me to improve as a cyclist, with so much talent, mentorship, beautiful terrain and racing experience within easy reach.

I've done two ~2000 mile bicycle tours across texas and the west coast, which were great adventures and life experiences that I'll remember for a long time. Over the years, I have also been a student of cycling, having self taught skills as a mechanic/gearhead, learning about nutrition, training, and strategies in racing, which I study and share through my youtube videos. Cycling has become a lifestyle for me, as well as a source of friendships, adventures, and personal growth - both mentally and physically. I am excited to continue to grow as a cyclist, and work with my Night Owls.

When I'm not on the bike, I am working towards a PhD at UT-Austin, looking for ways to make better batteries.
 
Goals
Win a driveway mini series in 2017
Upgrade to cat 1 in 2 years
Tour south america and se asia
Beat freedom up smokey valley
 
 
Highlights
  • 2013 state road race cat 5
  • 2015 bear creek crit cat 4/5
  • 2016 driveway crit cat 3/4
  • 2017 bike the bricks cat 3/4
  • 2017 driveway crit cat 3/4 miniseries
Reports & Blogs
my last cat 3 race. not the result I wanted, but looking forward to doing some real racing in the future.
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Saturday, 16 Sep, 2017
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Tuesday, 30 May, 2017
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Thursday, 8 Jun, 2017
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