Paragon Cycling Racing Team

The Motley Crew

Finally got most of the guys together for a photo and ride afterwards. Great looking kit!

From left to right: Ben Galloway, Jorge Caviedes, Gary Bernard, Raymond Kidd, Joel Escalante, Larry Blessing, Martin Liddell, Jose Velazco, Gary Raymond and Mark Fosenburg. Missing from this fine get together is Charlie Langley, Efraim Rojas, Derek Gittings, Leo LaMarca and Larry Hansen.

 


Biography


The Paragon Cycling Masters Racing Team is a Arizona-based, amateur masters racing team that features men over 35 years of age. The team participates primarily at Masters level racing events with a focus on 40+, 50+ and 60+ USA Cycling categories.


The 2013 team features two previous Arizona State Masters champions as well as numerous 20+ year racing veterans. The Paragon Cycling Masters Racing Team is considered a premier Masters racing team in the state of Arizona and compete against teams from all over the state as well as the southwest.


Career Highlights

  • 1998 - 2006 Arizona State Criterium Champion – Masters 45+, Cat 4
  • 2007 - 2008 Arizona State Track Champion – Masters 45+ Match Sprint
  • 2008 AZ State Masters 45+ Points Series champion
  • 2011 GM Classic Road Race – Masters 50+ 1st place
  • 2011 Old Pueblo Grand Prix – Masters 45+ 2nd Place
  • 2011 Arizona State Criterium Champion – Masters 35+
  • 2011 San Tan Criterium – Masters 50+ 1st place
  • 2011 Hungry Dog Criterium – Masters 50+ 1st place
  • 2011 Bicycle Haus Criterium – Masters 50+ 1st place
  • 2011 Avondale Criterium (1&2) – Masters 50+ 1st place
  • 2011 Sun Devil Criterium – Masters 40+ 1st place
  • 2012 Focus Grand Prix – Masters 50+ 1st Place
  • 2012 Avondale Criterium – Masters 50+ 1st place
  • 2013 McDowell Road Race – Masters 50+ 1st place
  • 2013 Presidio of Tucson - Masters 45+ 2nd Place

 

Our Race, the Hungry Dog Criterium