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Mark-Paul Gosselaar Bike

via NYTimes.com

It seems the list of “outed” celebrity cyclists is growing.  Now added by the NY Times Mark-Paul Gosselaar, best know for playing Zack Morris on Saved by the Bell.  But, Gosselaar is no joke, he’s actually a Cat 2 racer… more than I can say for myself!

Lately, however, Mr. Gosselaar has developed another distinction: as perhaps the best celebrity-slash-bicyclist in America. Granted, it’s a niche category with no official rankings and a smattering of big names, like Patrick Dempsey of “Grey’s Anatomy” and Jake Gyllenhaal and Matthew McConaughey (both of whom are pals of Lance Armstrong).

Yet Mr. Gosselaar is the real spandexed deal. In and around Santa Clarita, Calif., where he lives, he competes at the Category 2 level, racing in fields that often include professionals. Loren Mooney, the editor in chief of Bicycling magazine, said of Mr. Gosselaar in an e-mail message: “He’s in a different league from all the other public figures who ride a bike. He’s not just out there riding, he’s competing and, in some cases, winning.”

Full article here via NYtimes.com

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Written by yellow fork

November 5, 2009 at 4:09 pm

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