The Armed Forces Cycling Classic runs this weekend – June 4 & 5, and Team Wolfpack P/B ProBikeKit is ready to take on the best teams in US pro women’s cycling. Rider Alijah Beatty talks about what to look forward to this weekend.
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Please introduce yourself and give us a little back ground on you and your team.
I’m Alijah Beatty and this is my first full year with Wolfpack.
I’ve raced collegiately with Marian University where I’m a Nursing Student. I guest rode for Wolfpack in 2021, and signed with them for 2022. Wolfpack was started by Kelly Barrientes when she was a new racer. After moving to Austin she started her own women’s team. They were all really new racers and the team just grew and grew and in 2018 Leigh Ann Ganzar won the National Pro Criterium Championships. This put a bit of a spotlight on the team, helped boost the program, and it’s now a well respected team. That’s how I heard of them, was able to guest ride and had such good experiences with the women on the team.
What’s your history with this race and what do you think makes this race unique from other races?
I did this race a few years back and it was one of my first really big races that I had done at the professional level and was really worried about it. […]