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Juan Araya


How I got started riding: a couple of my friends were doing a triatholon.  My wife and I decided to try it.  Didn't know it at the time, but I was starting something that was pretty much gonna take over all my other hobbies 

Why I love to ride: It's something that is fun to do by yourself, but mostly I like going on crazy rides with an outrageous amount of climbing with a few friends those are the days you never forget. 

Bikes that I have: norco rode bike and a Cervelo p2 tt bike 

Favorite bike racing idol?: I guess Chris Horner 

Favorite ride(s): lake wohlford / palomar ,circle r , or couser canyon 

My future goals: wanna get under a 4:40 in Oceanside half ironman. Also wanna climb palomar in under an hour ten.  Also would like to not get hit by a car                          

Strava.com profile?: http://app.strava.com/athletes/300092

Outside of cycling interests?: play volleyball, poker , camping 

Interesting stories/facts about me?:Once ate a tablespoon of cinnamon without drinking any water. (my brother said it was impossible)

Notable Achievements & Results?: from the first to the third time I did the Oceanside half ironman race I cut off an hour and forty minutes.