I have personally met Pat on several occasions during cycling races and he is also on my husband's cycling team for Audi Reno-Tahoe.
I remember another story I did not get to mention. When I fell off my bicycle heading to an appointment in Reno a man who helped pick me up was headed to an Alcohol Anonymous meeting. I cannot recall exactly the number of years he had been sober but I remember being impressed by it. It was something like 11 or 12 years.
So whenever there is a heated conversation about cycling. You know, the ones where