Arizona native Chad Beyer is toeing the line at the Giro this year.
A lot of us in the DC family knew this guy when he was a kid. Literally. I met him when he was twelve. We’ve been hyping a bit over the years as his pro career progressed. He took the Green Jersey at the 2010 Tour de Romandie, where he was also second in the mountains competition. Yeah, that was a big deal. Snake got a photo of my fat ass riding next to him on the Shootout last summer (me @ 205 lbs., him 140?). Dude’s got a wiki page too.
I can hardly find the words to describe how proud of him I am.
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You can follow Chad on twitter here: http://twitter.com/#!/thachad.by