August Riders of the Month: Alarcon Sisters

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Riders of the Month

Alarcon Sisters

1. What is your age/grade/school?

Alexa: My grade school is 12 grade or senior year, and I am 16 years old.
Salma: I am 19 years old, I am about to start my second year at Southwestern College and my major is Molecular Biology.
Edely: College student at Southwestern

2. Which SDBC team are you on?

Alexa: SDBC junior team and Cat 3 women’s team
Salma: I am on the women’s team and a cat 4.
Edely: SDBC Juniors Team (And Women’s Cat 4)

3. What’s your go-to song to pump you up before a race?

Alexa: Nice for what by Drake
Salma: The song that pumps me up before a race is the one called “Girls Like You” by Maroon 5
Edely: Stole the Show by Kygo

4. Do you have any goofy rituals you do before/during/after riding?

Alexa: I just like to listen to music while riding.
Salma: I listen to music while riding, it’s not really goofy but that is the only thing I do other than enjoying my ride.
Edely: I don’t have any goofy rituals before or after riding, I just like to listen to music while riding.

5. What’s your favorite meal to eat after a long ride?

Alexa: I really like eating pizza.
Salma: My favorite meal to eat after a long ride is tacos for sure.
Edely: My favorite meal I like to eat after a long ride is pizza.

6. What’s your favorite race and why?

Alexa: My favorite race is Valley of the Sun because it is exciting having to race for three days in a row and I love the second stage which is road, the course is awesome.
Salma: My favorite race is Ontario Grand Prix, because it is really fast and I think it is a really cool circuit.
Edely: My favorite race is Barrio Logan because I love the course so much and it is fun to race and have fun at the same time.

7. How did you find out about SDBC?

Alexa: I found out about SDBC when I attended the Thursday night training at the San Diego Velodrome.
Salma: I found out about SDBC because I was a San Diego Velodrome Junior member and the coach told us about the team, and almost all the juniors there are on the team.
Edely: I found out about SDBC when I started going to the velodrome every Thursday to train and almost every junior was on SDBC.

8. Anything else you would like to share?

Alexa: Nothing else.
Salma: I honestly have had a wonderful time racing with my teammates on SDBC, they are all really awesome and the best thing is that the team really supports juniors which is amazing. I am really glad to be a part of it even though I am not a junior any more.
Edely: I love being part of the SDBC team!

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