STAGES ATHLETE: JOHN CROOM
John Croom is an ex-football player and wrestler turned champion cyclist and Pan American Games gold medalist.
DISCIPLINE: Track, Road, Gravel, MTB
BASE: Colorado Springs
John Croom rides the Ultegra LR Power, Dash and SB20 Smart Bike.
FAVOURITE FEATURE: The smart pages for power training!
BEST THING ABOUT STAGES: Even if the weather is bad, Stages allows me to be ready for any type of training. Map features allow me to go out on adventure rides from the comfort of my own home.
FAVOURITE WORKOUT: Power 40 seconds on - 20 seconds off
Probably Midsouth, I didn’t win but it was the hardest 100 miles I ever did. Took me 8.5 hours to slug through mud, but it was a great opportunity for me to realize that I just love being on the bike.
HYPE SONG: Party in the USA - Miley Cyrus
MUST-HAVE GEAR: Thermal bib tights
POST-RACE CELEBRATION: Macarena
POST-TRAINING FOOD: Pancakes