Local and National Celebrities Joining HOWL this year!
Dale is the
2 x GC winner -- Coors Classic
2 x GC winner -- Tour of Mexico
2 x GC winner -- Tour of Costa Rica
2 x U.S. Olympic Team
2 x U.S. Nat'l Road Champ
Dale is the father of Peter Stetina -- riding for Garmin Transitions this year!
Ron Kiefel is a former professional road bicycle racer from the United States. Kiefel is a seven-time Tour de France racer, Olympic bronze medalist and member of the United States Bicycling Hall of Fame.
Kiefel was a veteran of several U.S.-based professional cycling teams such as 7-Eleven, Motorola, Coors Light and Saturn, where he captured wins in such European races as the 1985 Trofeo Laigueglia and the 1987 Tour of Tuscany.
He became the first American stage winner in a Grand Tour, when he won Stage 15 (from L'Aquila to Perugia) of the 1985 Giro d’Italia.
He competed in seven Tours de France, and represented USA Cycling at the 1984 Olympic Games where he won a Bronze Medal in the Men's Team Time Trial along with Roy Knickman, Davis Phinney, and Andy Weaver.
Ron owns and runs Wheat Ridge Cyclery.
Bob won 50+ races during his career including: the Tesistan Road Race, Mexico, Boulder Mountain Road Race, Morgaul Bizmark, Flagstaff Hill Climb, Keystone Classic Stage Race, Rapid City Stage Race, Larimer Square Pro-Am Criterium and 3 State Championships. In 1976 Bob raced a partial season in France; at the time, one of the only handful of Americans to do so. In 1977 Bob earned Best All Round Rider, Western US.
Bob is the founder and owner of ShaverSport. Twitter: @ShaverSport
Phinney claims to have won the most races in American history  and in 1986 became the first American to win a stage at the Tour de France while riding on an American-based team (the 7-Eleven Cycling Team) and the first American to win a road stage there. His racing career spanned two decades and included two stage victories in the Tour de France, a USPRO National Road Championship title, and the 1984 Olympic Bronze Medal in the Men's 100K Team Time Trial, alongside Ron Kiefel, Roy Knickman, and Andy Weaver.
Davis was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease at the age of 40, and established the Davis Phinney Foundation (DPF) in 2004, a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. The Boulder-based foundation is dedicated to improving the lives of people with Parkinson’s disease – today and in future.
Connie is best known for winning the 1984 Olympic Road Race on July 29th, 1984. She retired from competition on July 30, 1984. Prior to that, she competed in the 1972 Winter Olympics (speed skating) as a teenager, and is one of a handful of two sport Olympians. Twitter: @bikecamp (photo courtesy of John Kelly)