Colby Pearce

Hometown:
Republic of Boulder, CO
Residence:
Same
Age:
42
Category:
Performance Director
Specialty:
Jedi mind tricks, instructing padawans
Former teams:
Taya Chain (GS Ciao) 95 Shaklee 1996, 97,99, 00 Colorado Cyclist 98 Prime Alliance 01 Ofoto 02 5280 03 TIAA-CREF 04, 05 Garmin 08, 09
Website:
colbypearce.com
A Boulder native, Pearce set the US hour record in 1995 riding for GS Ciao (then sponsored by Taya Chain) in Colorado Springs. He rode 50.191km and set the 10km, 20km and 50km records along the way. A year later he turned professional with Shaklee and rode to over 125 victories in his career in road, cyclocross, track and MTB events. He finished 14th in the Olympic points race in 2004 and won the track world cup overall in 2003 (points race). Pearce stopped racing in 2005 to take a job as USA Cycling Track Endurance Coach, where he was responsible for all international team selection and training. In 2007 he returned to racing full time. He still lives in Boulder with his wife and daughter, and now runs a coaching business.

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Career Highlights
  • Pan-American Games bronze medalist
  • 14 time National track Champion
  • (madison wins in 00, 01, 02, 05, 07, 08; team pursuit wins in 01, 02, 04, 07, 08; points race in 99 and 08; scratch race win in 03)
  • Former US hour record holder, 50.191km
  • Former US record holder, 10km, 20km and 50km
  • Current US 10km record holder 11:44.25
  • Eight time World Championship team member (2001-2005, 2008-2010); Pan-Am games team member (03)
  • Eleven time World Cup medalist (three victories; points race in Cali, Columbia in 02, scratch race in Mexico 04, and points race in Sydney 04)
  • 2004 Olympian (Athens, Greece)
Recent Results