Sport/discipline: Cyclocross, MTB
About Todd: Turned Pro in 1997, took three years off to finish school and work for IBM before returning to racing.
Hometown: Durango, Colo.
Current residence: Durango, Colo.
SRAM® products used: Shifter levers, cassettes, chains, brakes, derailuers.
Zipp® products used: 303 wheels.
Favorite SRAM product and why: Derailuers; they always work perfect regardless of conditions.
Favorite Zipp product and why: 303 Wheels are the only Zipp product I use and are the strongest and fastest wheels I have ever ridden.
Do you train with a SRAM-Quarq® power meter? Yes.
What is one surprising or helpful thing you learned about yourself from training and/or racing with power? It is nice to have my average power for certain climbs so I can tell if I’m on my way up or down form-wise.
You’re stranded on a desert island and you have to choose one of each of the following:
One album? Any Jimmy Buffet album, it’s a island.
One candy? Nestle Crunch bar
One vice? Wine or food
Notable Race Results:
2011 US National XC Champion
2011 Leadville 100 Champion
2011 La Ruta de Los Conquistadors Champion
2011 7th place XC World Champinoships
Facebook: Todd Wells