Ep. 58 Mark West: Professional Cyclocross Mechanic

Bike Talk with Dave: All things bike! Bikepacking, cyclocross, gravel, mountain bike, road & events by Dave Mable

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Mark West has been fixing bikes for nearly 20 years and has been working in the trenches for some of the best domestic cyclocross teams and riders: Raleigh/Clement, Donnely, Cannondale/Cyclocross World and in 2022/2023, the Steve Tilford Foundation Cyclocross Team. He's worked with some of the best in the nation and world: Ben Berden, Jamey Driscoll, Gage Hecht, Lance Haidet, Clara Honsinger, Lizzy Gonsalus, Raylin Nuss and Curtis White. He was handing off bikes to both Gage Hecht and Curtis White when they won the U.S. National Cyclocross Championships. Most recently he spent a month in Belgian, supporting the Steve Tilford Foundation team during the Kerstperiod, two weeks of intense cyclocross racing in Europe. We caught up with West at the Des Moines' German Bier Haus - Hessen Haus - for a beer and to dive deep into West's ex ... 

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