Behind the Bars: Richard Sachs
Published on 12/30/2016
This time we go deep behind the bars with cyclocross frame building legend and racer Richard Sachs.
Rider: Richard Sachs
Team: Richard Sachs Cyclocross Team
Q: Why do you race?
A: Racing improves the breed.
Q: Years riding vs years racing?
A: All of them.
Q: Favorite postrace meal?
A: Two slices of pizza, a big salad, and a hoppy IPA.
Q: Describe TRP in 4 words
A: Reality-based cyclocross brakes.
Q: Finish the sentence “I ride bikes …”
A: I ride bicycles to complete my life.
Q: Best advice ever received?
A: See it done.
Q: Worst racing advice ever received?
A: I’ve tuned out all advice except the aforementioned “See it done” once my mother offered it to me many, many years ago.
Q: Favorite subject in school?
A: Creative writing.