Privateer Peter Woodrow Q&A


Everybody loves a good Q&A sesh – especially with some of the most rad dudes and gals on the Chatty CX scene. So, let’s hear what it’s like to be Peter “Pedro” Woodrow – straight from the Privateer’s mouth. Oh, and stay tuned for more interrogations….errrrr Q&As from other team members.

What was life like for you 10 years ago?
Good. I was living in Maryland on the Chesapeake Bay, doing lots of road racing.

Tell us about your career.
I have a job. I’ve peaked as a Cat 3 racer.

When was your first cx race and what was it like?
2011 or 2012. I lost a sprint to my frenemy and finished last.

It’s race day – what do you do to get ready?
Get dressed, chat, over-inflate my competitions tires.

Do you eat anything particular before a race?

What are the first 2 things you feel like you do well during a race?
Ride consistent lap times and maintain a positive attitude.pedro02

Give us your best “Fred” moment (or just share your most embarrassing race moment).
I consider myself punctual. I missed a RR start by a few minutes due to a potty-break. I wound up hiding on the back side of the circuit and jumping into the bunch when they came by.

What’s the first thing you do after you cross the finish line?
Get something to drink. First water, then beer.

What are 2 things you’d like to improve upon this season?
My ability to respond to change of pace and bike handling.

What’s your favorite color on the PFM unicorn horn?

Where’s your favorite place to ride in Chattanooga?
All over town. There’s too many good places to pick just one.pedro01

What’s the one piece of bike gear you can’t live without?
My Scott full finger gloves which just got destroyed by my dog.

What do you do when you’re not riding your bike or working?
Attending my kids soccer matches

Who’s your favorite Privateer to heckle and why?
Jim Farmer. Do I really need to tell you why?

What would you sing at karaoke night?
Reunited by Peaches & Herb

If you had to be an animal, which one would you be and why?
A burro. I’m not super-fast but I’m reliable, like a burro.

Tell us something most people don’t know about you.
I used to love pro wrestling