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Payson McElveen

Payson McElveen

Durango, CO
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Mountain bike cowboy racing for the Competitive Cyclist MTB team. Home is Durango, CO in the summer/fall, Austin, TX in the winter/spring. -Member USA Cycling National Team '10-'14 -Member team USA Pan American Games 2014 -5x USA Cycling National Championship podium finisher -4x National Champion with Fort Lewis College -6th 2014 Texas US Cup/ProXCT -Best Young Rider 2014 Trans-Sylvania Epic, stage 4 win, four stage podiums -6th 2014 USA Cycling National Championships U23 -12th 2014 ProXCT #6 Wisconsin -14th 2013 Elite STXC National Championship -1st 2013 100 Millas del Punta a Punta stage race www.paysonmcelveenracing.com

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Current Month

  • 717.7mi
    DISTANCE
  • 49h 5m
    TIME
  • 50,343ft
    ELEVATION

Recent Achievements

  • 7th overall on some swithcbacking
  • 2nd fastest time on 2nd Ave. South to North
  • 2nd fastest time on Pixeleen
  • 2nd fastest time on Elk Mountain Rd. to Trimble Crossing TT finish

Year-to-Date

Cycling
Distance 4,351.5mi
Time 272h 30m
Elevation Gain 316,496ft
Rides 139

All-Time

Cycling
Total Distance 32,935.9mi
Total Time 2139h 14m
Total Elev Gain 2,328,622ft
Total Rides 1180

Recent Photos

  • Finishing up this training block with yet another awesome MTB adventure. Deserts of Moab and snow-covered high country in the same week! 23 hours and 30K of climbing for the last 7 days and the legs are feeling great. Bring on @transsylvania! #TSEpic #growMTB
  • Durango got whacked by a random snow storm, so we went to Moab! Had so much fun shredding the @vittoriatires Mezcal III's on some slickrock. #TSEpic prep is going great. #growMTB
  • Preferred road bike terrain.
  • Who says hardtails are only for going fast uphills? I've been rocking the 2.25 @vittoriatires Peyotes on my @yeticycles ARC lately to help keep the skills sharp. The dirt was PERFECT today, and fellow @vittoriatires athlete Rotem Ishay and I made the most of it. 4 hours of loam I didn't know Durango even had. @competitivecyclist #growmtb
  • Head over to Facebook for all the details. It was an epic one, not necessarily for all the right reasons. Another day on the grind! 
#Repost @biketuhl with @repostapp.
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Marathon nationals in the books. Feeling pretty wrecked but nothing a post race Pb&j won't fix. #growmtb #mtb @competitivecyclist
  • Bit of extra training motivation today. I like this jersey, and want it for another year. With the amount of talent coming to @transsylvania in 2015, it will no doubt be an even tougher fight. @competitivecyclist #growMTB #TSEpic #singletracksummercamp
  • Thanks @bikeflights for getting my road bike here safely so I could enjoy the #hillcountry in full bloom for a few days. #nofilter #bluebonnets #atx #growMTB
  • How do you cheer up a sick, lonely (and upside down?) @wzellmer in Europe? FaceTime him from your bluebird morning spin in Durango of course! #sorrybud #europeishard #hanginthere
  • Max, you might have to give up your glasses. #cuteasabutton #demlegsdoe #womancrusheveryday
  • It has come to my attention that some believe in order to be a good bike racer, you can't enjoy food. Bread free, sugar free, fat free... food free? I will now observe a moment of silence on their behalf, while enjoying this massive hunk of sugar-covered gluten. #humanpoweredhealth #earnthecalories #burnthecalories #happinesswatts
  • Just can't stay away. #dirt #addiction
  • Today's "road ride" may have gotten a little out of hand. Sorry bike. #adventure #mountainbikeratheart
  • #whitesockwednesday
  • #tossbacktuesday to when Gila puppy was demonstrating how he gets the ladies. #dog #ridgeback #charmer #imisshim #tbt