Todd Wells, king of American off-road racing

At the age of 35, Todd Wells (Specialized) is still improving. Last July, he won the US mountain bike national championships in cross country and short track. He followed that up by winning the US cyclo-cross national championships in Bend, Oregon, in December. Having spent much of his career racing alone for the GT Bicycle program, Wells seems to have benefitted by signing with the Specialized Global Team, which has a roster packed with former world champions and World Cup winners.

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