Bloomington Velo

Name: Mike Brauner

Age: 58

Years Racing: 33

Categories: USAC-Category 2, ABR-Category 2

Residence: Bloomington, IN

Education: BA Indiana University. graphic design

Occupation: Surgical Technology Instructor

Bio: I started riding as a high school kid growing up in Bloomington in the late 70's. It was tennis shoes, toe clips and gym shorts (ouch). My first race was a criterium on the IU campus near Showaltrer fountain in 1977. I threw the chain on my cheap Japanese ten speed and got dropped on the first lap. I had a major epiphany in the early 80’s when by chance I tuned into a documentary on WTIU, about the 1976 Paris Roubaix “Paris Roubaix Hell of the North”. I got totally enraptured watching the aerial footage of Eddie Merckx charging like a locomotive across the French countryside with the tattered peleton strung out single file behind. You should check it out, Eddie's powder blue leisure suite and pork chop sideburns are pretty awesome. The following years for me have included the Little 500, road racing, mountain biking when it first hit the scene and more road racing, with a few years off here and there. Now I am happy to be in my fifth year on Team Tortuga, and am looking forward sharing in a fun and rewarding season.

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