Charlie Bird

Charlie Bird

Age: 30
Height: 6’3″
Nickname: Bird
Hometown: Sharon, CT
Occupation: Accounting
2014 racing goals: Be more consistent with training which should lead to some good races.
Best moment on the bike: This will sound odd but Ride for the Roses 2003. My first time to a big time charity event. Incredible.
Why did you start racing: I’ve always enjoyed being on the bike.
Favorite race: Bethel Spring Series
Biggest influence in your life: Say what you want about it but – Lance Armstrong. I was trying to come back from cancer to play division one soccer in 2002. Who else would it be? You can’t take away past inspiration.
Favorite food: barbecue

Racer Bio: Charlie raced mountain bikes at a young age. After playing soccer at the University of Richmond he helped start the first UR Cycling team in 2006. He began racing again in NYC in the summer of 2009.

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