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Brent Emery – US Olympic Silver Medallist

And the man who kicked off the ‘thinking outside of the box’ which resulted in the futuristic steeds which carried Steve Hegg to individual pursuit gold, Emery and his fellow US team pursuiters to Olympic silver and the US TTT riders to Olympic bronze.

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Recently we ran a feature on the US ‘Super Bikes’ at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics. But bikes can’t talk, not yet – we hear Shimano are working on it though… But what about a guy who piloted one of those 40,000 bucks ‘bikes of the future’ around the 7-Eleven velodrome some 36 years ago? Enter Brent Emery, Olympic silver medallist and the man who kicked off the ‘thinking outside of the box’ which resulted in the futuristic steeds which carried Steve Hegg to individual pursuit gold, Emery and his fellow US team pursuiters to Olympic silver and the US TTT riders to Olympic bronze.