Villalobos the revelation of the Tour of Utah

Luis Villalobos showed up at the 2018 Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah with a relatively thin palmarès, which is perfectly understandable for a 20-year-old rider who joined the Aevolo Cycling Team just last year. But with his eighth-place overall finish, along with the best young rider jersey, the recently crowned Mexican time trial champion raised expectations considerably.

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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.