Posted by: marissaridesbikes | May 10, 2012

Touchstone Climbing: Rider Profile – Rita Szeto

Over the past few weeks we’ve introduced you to many of our Touchstone Climbing teammates.  We’ve only got two teammates left to introduce to you.  Stay tuned for inside information about the riders, both on and off the bike.

Name: Rita Szeto

Rita Szeto at 2011 Davis 4th of July Crit

Rita Szeto (Touchstone Climbing) on the front of the peloton at 2011 Davis 4th of July Crit.

Do you have a nickname?
Ritz… Ritz Cracker… Reetz… something along the lines of lovely Rita, and meter maid… but usually it’s just plain Rita

Hometown: Montebello, CA (So Cal) but currently I reside in Crockett, CA

Alma Mater and Degree: Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, UCLA; Master’s in Statistics, University of Michigan

Category : I’m a category 3, and 2012 is my 10th year of racing

What’s playing on your iPod right now?
Soundtrack from “Midnight in Paris”

What’s your favorite NCNCA race?
Santa Rosa’s Apple Pie/Corporate Crit
Wente Vineyards Road Race  – I love it and hate it

What do you do for a living?
I work in IT at Backroads Active Travel Company

When I’m not on my bike you might find me….
Working, or spending time with Winter—the best dog EVER

What’s your favorite quote?
Hmmm… “That which does not kill us makes us stronger”
“A fresh start is only two wheels away”


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