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    Karl Owen - Rider Profile - Team Chronomaster

       Words by Beth Noy

       on 01/01/2017 09:54:00

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    Tell Us About Yourself

    • Job Title: Business Analyst
    • Nickname: Der Kaiser
    • Ideal Meal: I like good food, so this one is difficult. I’m known for a slight Pizza obsession (Rudy’s in Ancoats is the one). Also a big fan of seafood; oysters, squid, mussels etc. Followed up with some cheese, and maybe a pistachio ice cream.
    • Poison: Currently; Negronis. Bring on Italy!
    • Favourite Possession other than your bike: Passport
    • Top Tip: Chasing HGVs will make you fast (and probably dead.)
    • Cant do without: Coffee (Big fan of ManCoCo stuff)

    Tell us a joke…

    You may be kind, but German children are always kinder.

    Worst Crash

    Luckily I’ve never had a particularly bad one (touch wood). Though I have had some interesting altercations with bushes and barriers at various races;

    • Dolphinholme - On the front- Misjudged descent, put it in a field.
    • Nottingham -On the front- Misjudged corner, put it in the barriers
    • Oakenclough - Not on the front. Informed by a teammate “DON’T BRAKE”. Misjudged advice, put it in the bushes.

    What bike do you ride?

    Specialized Tarmac, Roval Rapide CLX 40s. Gate Size, all the stem, all the seatpost.

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