michael barry

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Birthday
18, 1975
Birthplace
Toronto, Canada
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
18, 1975 (age 43)
Birthplace
Toronto, Canada

About

Former professional cyclist from Canada who raced for numerous world class teams in the position of domestique. He placed eighth in the 2008 Beijing Olympics' road race, finished second in the Canadian National Road Race Championships and retired after competing in the 2012 Tour of Bejing. 

Before Fame

His father was a competitive cyclist in England and opened a cycling shop in Toronto after moving there. Barry began racing competitively at a very young age under his father's influence.

Trivia

He competed with Lance Armstrong on the infamous U.S. Postal Service cycling team, and after denying doping allegations for years, he confessed to using performance-enhancing drugs with the rest of the team. 

Family Life

He and his wife have authored a training book together.

Associated With

He's the author of Inside the Postal Bus which details his experiences riding with the U.S. Postal Service and features passages from fellow teammates including George Hincapie.