Triathlon to Peloton: Shane Buysse is a Man with a Bike-Racing Plan
Story and Photo by Mark Johnson, Competitor Magazine
July 2010 – After turning in a time of 11:15 at Ford Ironman Wisconsin and clocking the fastest bike split at the 2008 Ironman 70.3 in Oceanside, San Diego triathlete Shane Buysse decided to have a go at bike racing. After all, he was consistently crushing his competitors in triathlon bike legs; he figured shelling them all in a bike race would be cake too. So in July 2009, the 24-year-old San Diego State University graduate entered a race at Cal State San Marcos in north San Diego County-and promptly got tanned, stomped and walloped by the cruel fist of pack bike racing. Article >