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Alan McCormack – Part One; From Dublin to Pennsylvania, via Flanders

"Those US boys were no slouches on their home turf."

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I used to look at those ‘Winning’ magazines in the mid-80’s and think how glamorous and cool the US scene looked, especially those super-fast criteriums with huge crowds and big bucks sponsorship and prize lists.

Cycling was big in the US in that era, courtesy the successes of riders like Connie Carpenter, Steve Hegg, Mark Gorski and Alexi Grewal at the ’84 Olympics and the Tour de France adventures of Greg Lemond.

A man who lived and raced through that golden era of US racing was Irishman, Alan McCormack who was not only a North American ‘crit King’ but rode the Olympics and Vuelta along the way.

It’s about time VeloVeritas caught up