Name: Jesse Moore

Nickname: Mad Scientist or Old Timer

Hometown: Sacramento, CA

Twitter: TheJesseMoore


Number of years on Cal Giant: 6

Number of years racing: 8

Favorite thing about Specialized:

They actually listen to rider feedback and try to incorporate it into future designs

Top 3 Race Results:

1st 2010 Copperopolis

2nd 2011 US Nats RR

2010 Mt. Hood Climbers Jersey

Favorite way to eat Cal Giant berries:

Cold, straight out of the carton post ride

What kind of race is your specialty?

Races of attrition and stage races

Do you race mountain bikes or cyclocross?

Racing cyclocross is the most fun I’ve had while being terrible at something

Do you listen to the same kind of music when warming-up for a TT vs a crit vs a road race? What kind is it?

I don’t listen to music on the bike.  Riding my bike time is the only time I can be “unplugged” from the world.

Would you choose a romantic dinner with your girlfriend or Go-Kart racing? 

My girlfriend became my wife because she’d be into the Go-Kart racing and then want to have dinner after the fun.

Sports car or motorcycle? What kind? 

Whatever Anthony is driving

What is your most memorable personal or team result?

Helping Andrew Talansky win the best young rider jersey at Gila, which turned the heads that got him on Garmin

What are your short-term and long-term cycling goals?

Short-term: an Ironman 

Long-term: stay healthy; continue to grow my coaching business

Describe in one word Rand’s blog.


What is your favorite downloaded app you would recommend to others?

Weather Channel radar for dodging rain

Can you ride a wheelie or do a tabletop?

I can’t do either, but I can ride a unicycle and juggle.

Other than cycling, what is your favorite sport?

Rock Climbing

When I grow up, I want to be doing exactly what I’m doing. I love my job and my life.

Pet peeves:

Big egos

People that feel entitled to things before they have earned them

If you could only eat 5 foods for a month, what would they be?

Cliff Builder Bars, cashews, cappuccinos, pizza and eggs