My name is Raphael Wait from Denver, CO. I am 34 years old and just getting back into cycling. I rode quite a bit when I was in high school but had gotten away from it until this year. Some friends of mine participate in RAGBRAI every year and talked me doing it with them this past July. I didn't want to go to Iowa without at least a modicum of preparation, so I did some research and purchased an 08 Specialized Allez Triple. As soon as I began riding again I realized how much I missed it and have really been enjoying myself since. I look forward learning more about cycling and being a member of this site.