Today’s member profile is about one of our favorite racers and all-around great guy Joe Savoie. Joe has been with EVCC for many years and we’ve managed to keep him despite offers from other teams. Joe is a valuable source of training knowledge and is a pillar of the EVCC team.
Name: Joseph R. Savoie
Current City: Omaha, NE
Home town: Omaha, NE
Significant other’s name/family: Christine Zorad
What pays for your cycling addiction? Carlson Rezidor Hotels Group – I do Java Web Based Programming.
What do you do away from cycling for fun? Watch Movies
How long have you been cycling: 30 years
Bikes: Pinarello F3:13 Road, Trek 5200 Road, Red Line Conquest, Bianchi San Jose SingleSpeed
Favorite cycling discipline: Road Races, Crits
Most memorable race: 2010 Wappello – Burlington, IA. Road Race over Memorial Weekend. I was involved in a 20 man crash. I broke my clavical. After an ambulance ride my teammates showed up at the hospital. My wife had to drive across Iowa to pick me up. I am glad my wife was there but the pain made for a very long 4:30hrs back to Omaha.
Highlight of your cycling career: Winning the Cat 4 Nebraska State RR championship.
Goals for 2012: Top Finish at Joe Martin Stage Race in Arkansas and Baker City Cycling Classic in Oregon as a Cat 3. Win a Nebraska State Championship.
If given the means, what would be your dream bike and accessory set up? Pinarello Dogma, Zipp 303 wheels, Campy Components, with as much carbon as possible.
One thing you want your teammates to know about you: I am a very good sprint lead out guy.