Riders who train double super-secret, so much that we didn’t see them all year: Pascale and Jim Burkhart.
Riders too nice to leave you for dead on a Tuesday night:
Bruce Pij and Dale Swartz.
Cyclist whose bike makes more noise than their body: Marco Pantani
Cyclist who couldn't find the washing machine cuz it is in storage: Dave Ames
Rider most likely to chase down any AND ALL breakaways:
Rider voted as director for any ‘tour of the whine’ country: Amy McNeal.
Rider most likely NOT to upgrade again in 2010: Farmer John
Rider most likely to ride a bike wearing kevlar and a gun:
Best road racer that show up for just 1 race per year: (tie) Mike Rea and Jay Allred.
Rider most likely to be mistaken for a sausage casing: (winner 2 years running):
cyclist who made the greatest leap forward towards new technology: Frank Seebode (who left steel bikes and 7-speed downtube shifting behind).
The fireman award to the cyclist(s) most aware of the fire up the road:
Tom Will & Scott-on-a-Scott
The Mario Andretti award for the cyclist who most unnecessarily pushes the pace: Scott-on-a-Scott
The 'Where's Waldo ' award 2009 goes to: Jeff 'Nacho' Jackson
Cyclist who is least likely to have the proper tool to fix a roadside mechanical: Butch (though he does get bonus points for helping the cute chick in distress on that one thursday ride out by Ostrander)
The reason Tom Will had to retire from his teaching position