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With the start of the new year, are you always looking to become a faster racer?
Josh McLean: I always want to become better at everything I do in life each year
Have you picked your races for 2022 yet?
Josh McLean: Basically yeah I have. But it could change!
What did you change on your bike for 2022?
Josh McLean: I’ve changed my gearing right now to try out for the big hill
Do you generally test things in the off season like different tires, different sized frames, wider bars, longer stems, different gears?
Josh McLean: Honesty not really, I’ve always found it hard to get parts and test them out a lot.
What's the helmet of your choice for the new season?
Josh McLean: Carbon Formula Fly Helmet
Do you intend to eat better in 2022?
Josh McLean: I’d like to haha, definitely something I can improve on
Has your training schedule changed from last year?
Josh McLean: Nah it hasn’t. My coach and I have a good schedule that works for me
Who is helping you with your training schedule?
Josh McLean: Paul Sales
What's your local BMX track that you ride the most?
Josh McLean: I ride Tampa BMX a lot and soon I’ll ride Oldsmar SX as well when it opens
Do you ride pump tracks and trails to improve your bike handling skills?
Josh McLean: No I don’t but wish I was able to. They’re a lot of fun!
What are your strengths?
Josh McLean: I would say my top end speed seems good and riding smart trying to put myself in a good position on the track
What are your weaknesses?
Josh McLean: Umm honestly just my diet. I get pretty lazy with that at times or just myself
What are your goals for 2022?
Josh McLean: Continue to enjoy what I do and be grateful for living my childhood dream!
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