Kate Scheider
DATE OF BIRTH: 5/6/85

WEB PAGE:
katescheider.blogspot.com and tofurketychronicles.blogspot.com

NATIONALITY:
USA

CURRENT RESIDENCE:
Boulder, CO

MARITAL STATUS:
single

HEIGHT:
5’4”

WEIGHT:
140

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
  • 2008 Colorado State Elite Criterium Champion
  • 3rd 2007 U23 Cyclocross Nationals
  • 3rd 2006 Collegiate Cyclocross Nationals
  • 5th 2008 Singlespeed Cyclocross World Championship
SPONSORS: Felt, Pabst Blue Ribbon, Mafia Racing, GoFast energy drink, Crank Brothers, GU, NUUN, Mix1, JETT MTB, Silverback Music, Squirt lube, Illegal Petes, AKA3D.net, Northwave

FAVORITE RACE:
any road race with dirt

FAVORITE TRAINING RIDE:
up Four Mile Canyon to Gold Hill on dirt roads

AVERAGE DAY CONSISTS OF:
working as a full-time bicycling advocate at Bikes Belong, going on a sweet lunchtime singlespeed mountain bike ride with co-workers, then relaxing at home by cooking a delicious dinner with my boyfriend Spencer

ANY MENTORS:
my college cycling coach Jack Miller, my college advisor Ronadh Cox, and my grandmother Corky Anderson

FAVORITE RACE FOOD:
beer, of course! (but flax-seed pancakes before)
WORST EXPERIENCE IN A RACE: double-flatting while riding in the top five at 2006 collegiate cyclocross nationals, then doing the same thing the next day in the B race (also while in the top 5)

WHAT'S ON YOUR KITCHEN TABLE RIGHT NOW:
a copy of Mountain Flyer and a soy latte

IF YOU WEREN'T AN ATHLETE, WHAT WOULD YOU BE:
a professional chef or brewer