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JESUS "CHUY" ORTEGA


How I got started riding
: I started riding in high school to the beach with my friends on an old k-mart bike that I borrowed from my uncle.

Why I love to ride: My wife says I look cute in bike shorts.

Bikes that I have: Giant XTC 29er 2; Scott CrossComp; Look KG-451

Favorite bike racing idol?: Brent Prenzlow, racer with a full time job who likes to beat up pros!

Favorite ride(s): Almost every ride is my favorite, but Celo's Circle R & Pendleton Rides, GMR of ATOC fame and Turnbull Cyn in Whittier, CA

My future goals: Try to do well in the So Cal Prestige Series of Cyclo-cross and in some XC races.  Try some endurance mountain bike races and maybe an Xterra.

Strava.com profile?: strava.com/atheletes/gochuygo

Outside of cycling interests?: Running, reading, writing, and baseball

Interesting stories/facts about me?:

Notable Achievements & Results?: 6th place at the Sea Otter Classic XC race in 2012, 10th at the Sea Otter Classic Crit in 2010, Unofficial Cat 4 SCPS Champion in 2009.