He has two degrees; was a slender 0.7 second away from a US Olympic pursuit place - but decided he needed two years away from cycling, 'On the Road.' We caught up with the Gin Optics rider Dan Harm on a humid night in Trinidad down at San Fernando's Skinner Park velodrome.
Franco Marvulli's six day stats become ever more impressive: 29 six day wins off 88 starts, a stretch of 45 six days with only two non finishes (one illness, one crash) and of the other 42, his lowest placings were three 4th places - all the rest were podiums. Ed Hood took a few loud moments in Trinidad to talk to the Swiss star.
At a time when most good European pros are heading for bed, in Port of Spain, Trinidad, the DJ's work the sliders and the PA pumps the 'Soca' music from huge stacks - like US racer David Wiswell says; 'it sure beats them old worn out tapes they play at the Belgian kermesses.'