May 26, 2015 by

BP4 Design Rider of the Month-Stan Achey

There are those out there in the world of sports that are always looking for equipment, supplements and training methods that can make them perform better. When it comes to equipment, I find that cyclists are what you might call “traditionalists”. It can be a hard nut to crack to get riders to adopt something that looks a little different from what they are used to, even though that change can create so much added benefit to performance that looking a little “different” can be a real mental hurdle to over come. This month we would like to give our first ever “rider of the month” shout out to Stan Achey of Vermont. Stan found BP4 online and called to see if we could ship as soon as possible. It didn’t matter to Stan that there were 4 feet of snow in his front yard and a full 8 weeks before he would be able to take them out for some great riding. It took him a few tries to get them dialed in to suit his style, but once he did the KOM’s started coming fast and furious. Did I forget to mention that Stan is 75 years old and a masters criterium champion? Here is a little note he sent to tell us how things are going with his BP4 handlebars. Hi Rich, It is now beautiful here in Vt. It’s taken me awhile to adjust the new bars. I finally installed a Ritchey adjustable stem and raised…

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