PODCAST: Clint Powell And Dawson Wheeler Interview Bike Racer Brad Cobb

Friday, October 11, 2019
Dawson Wheeler and Clint Powell talked with Brad Cobb who has been racing bicycles for 25 years.
 
His success and podium finishes are many. But what trumps the podium is family, friends and his teammates. He said, "So, I know it’s just a hobby, but I am so happy to be back training and racing! This sport has blessed me with some of my very best friends that I would have never had the chance to meet were it not for cycling.
From my teammates and my training partners to my boys at Scott’s bikes and all the friends I race with from all over the world. This sport is a true blessing."
 
Mr. Cobb shares some advice, tips and a few of his favorite races. 

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