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Old 02-23-18, 07:30 AM
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Originally Posted by tobukog View Post
So I'm guessing that a good domestic road sprinter would have a reasonable chance of doing pretty well on the track. But like you said, these are just opinions and speculation until they put up some results.
Let's see, off the top of my head -

Brad Huff, a crit national champion, raced a bunch of track back in the day, dialed it back when Track Nats started conflicting with road season. Adrian Hegyvary was part of UHC's leadout train during its heyday, and now he's on the US National Team focusing on the Team Pursuit. Eric Young is a sprinter on Rally, also on the US Nat'l Team ... which in the past year has repeatedly set a new national record in the team pursuit, bronzed at a World Cup, and gotten their time close to that 4:00 threshold. I can't remember who rode which TPs, though. oh and Dan Holloway! He's on the Nat'l Team, does TPs, also won a world cup omnium. he's a multi time crit national champion.

The landscape for women is a little bit different, the road sprinter -> track enduro crossover doesn't quite look the same. Ff the women's nat'l team enduros: Chloe Dygert is a road TT world champion, Ruth Winder has tons of road results including winning Joe Martin, and the rest (Valente, Catlin, Geist, Zubris, Birch) are by and large track-only specialists.
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