BILL RON

OWNER: Bill Ron's Bicycles: 807 Torrance Blvd, Redondo Beach, CA :1985-present

MECHANICAL EXPERIENCE:

2018: Mechanic / Neutral Support for the Masters World Championships at the LA Velodrome, CA

2018: Mechanic / Neutral Support for the Elite National Track Championships at the LA Velodrome in LA, CA.

2017: Mechanic / Neutral Support for the Masters World Championships at the LA Velodrome, CA

2017: Mechanic for the USA Cycling Team at the World Cup Classic at the LA Velodrome, CA

2017: Mechanic / Neutral Support at the Elite & Junior National Track Championships at the LA Velodrome, CA.

2016: Mechanic for the Team USA for all the Pre-Rio Olympics training camps.

2015: Mechanic / Neutral Support for the Junior Worlds Qualifier ICQ Track Races at the LA Velodrome, CA

2014: Mechanic / Neutral Support for the US Paralympic National Track Championships at the LA Velodrome, CA.

2014: Mechanic / Neutral Support for the Los Angeles Grand Prix Track Races at the LA Velodrome, CA

2013: Mechanic for the US Paralympic National Track Championships at the LA Velodrome, CA.

2013: Mechanic for World Champion Sarah Hammer at the Los Angeles Grand Prix Track Races at the LA Velodrome, CA

2013: Mechanic / Neutral Support for the Elite National Track Championships at the LA Velodrome in LA, CA.

2012: Mechanic / Neutral Support for the Elite National Track Championships at the LA Velodrome in LA, CA.

2011: Mechanic for World Champion Sarah Hammer & the OUCH Pro Cycling Team at the Elite National Track Championships at the LA Velodrome, CA

2011: Mechanic for the OUCH Pro Cycling Team at the World Cup Classic, Manchester, UK

2010: Mechanic for the OUCH Pro Cycling Team at the World Cup Classic, Cali, Colombia

2010: Mechanic for World Champion Sarah Hammer & the OUCH Pro Cycling Team at the Elite National Track Championships at the LA Velodrome, CA

2009: Mechanic for World Champion Sarah Hammer at the Elite National Track Championships at the LA Velodrome, CA

2009: Mechanic / Neutral Support for the Junior National Track Championships at the LA Velodrome, CA.

2008: Mechanic / Neutral Support for the Junior National Track Championships at the ADT Velodrome in LA, CA.

2008: Mechanic for the US Olympic Trials Track Cycling Team at the ADT Velodrome in LA, CA.

2008: Mechanic for the SBW Pro Women's Cycling Team at the World Cup Classic in LA, CA.

2007: Mechanic for the US Cycling Team at the Elite National Track Championships at the ADT Velodrome in LA, CA.

2007: Sr. Adviser / Mechanic for the USA Cycling Team at the World Cup Classic in LA, CA.

2006: Mechanic for the Spike Pro Cycling Team at the Elite National Track Championships at the ADT Velodrome in LA, CA.

2006: Mechanic/Neutral Support at "The Beach Triathlon" - USAT Elite National Championships in Long Beach, CA

2006: Sr. Adviser / Mechanic for the USA Cycling Team at the World Track Championships in Bordeaux, France.

2006: Sr. Adviser / Mechanic for the USA Cycling Team at the World Cup Classic in LA, CA.

2005: Mechanic at the Elite National Track Championships at the ADT Velodrome in LA, CA.

2005: Mechanic at the World Track Championships at the ADT Velodrome in Los Angeles, CA.

2004: Mechanic at the World Cup Classic at the ADT Velodrome in Los Angeles, CA.

2004: Mechanic for the US Cycling Team at the Junior World Track Championships at the ADT Velodrome in Los Angeles, CA.

2004: Mechanic / Neutral Support for the Junior National Track Championships at the ADT Velodrome in LA,CA.

1991: Mechanic / Neutral Support for the Olympic Festival at the 7-11 Velodrome in Los Angeles, CA.

1986: Mechanic for several International Riders at the World Championships held in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

1984: Mechanic with the Campagnolo Technical Support Team for the 23rd Olympics for the track events, held at the 7-11 CSUDH Velodrome in Los Angeles, CA.

1983: I was selected as a mechanic by the Campagnolo Technical Support Team for the International Invitational Track Events held at the 7-11 CSUDH Velodrome in Los Angeles. CA.

I have been a mechanic at many International and Professional Criteriums and Track events including:

The 2005: Jelly Belly Pro-Cycling Team Mechanic @ Redlands Stage Race, CA.

The 1996: Furnace Creek 508 mile Ultra Marathon bike race, CA. (Team King Crab Mechanic)

The 1996: Masters Track National Championships held in San Diego, CA.

The 1991: Masters Track National Championships held in San Diego, CA.

The 1990: Masters Track National Championships held in San Diego, CA.

The Subaru Beverly Hills Invitational Series, CA.

The Wheat-Thins Cup Series held in Hollywood, CA.

The Manhattan Beach Grand Prix, CA.

The Hermosa Beach Grand Prix, CA.

Tioga Mountain Bike Team Tension disk wheel mechanic & builder.

I have been repairing bicycles and building wheels since 1965, working in many of the South Bay/Los Angeles area local bicycle shops and from my home. I specialize in wheel building, pro bicycle service and building also restoring antique racing bicycles.

I also have worked at TRW Defense & Space Systems in Engineering from 1975 until 1988.

My mechanical background has a strong working knowledge of Mechanical engineering and also includes Aerospace electronics, Mechanical drawing, Machine shop, Microelectronic Micro-Chip Production, Vacuum System Equipment Maintenance and Repairs, Laboratory Equipment Maintenance and Repairs, Auto Mechanics.

BICYCLE RACING EXPERIENCE:

I have been racing ABLA-USCF-USA Cycling events since 1970, including Road, Cyclo Cross, and specializing in Track and Criteriums. I have competed in hundreds of events and I hold a CAT 2 license for road and track and now compete in Masters racing.

I have been coaching since 1979 and am currently on the Senior coaching staff of the Southbay Wheelmen Bicycle club.

Southbay Wheelmen Senior Adviser: 1991- present

Southbay Wheelmen President: 1984-1991

Southbay Wheelmen Vice President 1978-1984

Former Co-Race Director of the Manhattan Beach Grand Prix, 1984-1990