Joseph Schmalz

Favorite / Inspiring quote: "The only way to do great work is to love what you do."

 


AGE: 28 

RESIDENCE: Lawrence, KS

 

How has cycling changed your life? 

Cycling has shaped my life for the better part of 15 years. It has lead me to discover many countries and cultures. As well as introduced me to many wonderful people including life long friends.   

 

What was your first bike? 

My first bike was a little red 16 inch that my grandfather built for me out of spare parts from his bike shop. 

 

What makes you laugh? 

My girlfriend and best friend A’Laina she always finds a way to make me smile.

 

Do you read directions or just dive in?

Directions are a last resort for me.

  

What is your favorite pie?

Pumpkin

Top Racing Results

1st Place - Epic 150 , 2018 

1st Place - North Mankato Road Race, Stage 5, North Star Bicycle Festival, 2016

1st Place - Menomonie Road Race, Stage 5, North Star Bicycle Festival, 2015

1st Place - Road Race, Sea Otter Classic, 2014 

1st Place - Iron Hill Criterium, USA Crit Series,2011