KOM battle hots up at Tour of Utah

In all his years of racing, Bissell Pro Cycling's Ben Jacques-Maynes has never taken home the King of the Mountains jersey in a major stage race, but the 34-year-old from Corralitos, Calif., has his sights set on the Ski Utah climber's jersey at the 2012 Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah, which ends Sunday in Park City.

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Growing up in Missoula, Montana, Pat competed in his first bike race in 1985 at Flathead Lake. He studied English and journalism at the University of Oregon and has covered North American cycling extensively since 2009, as well as racing and teams in Europe and South America. Pat currently lives in the US outside of Portland, Oregon, with his imaginary dog Rusty.