Dale Stetina

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Dale Stetina
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Born (1956-07-09) July 9, 1956 (age 60)
Indianapolis, United States

Dale Stetina (born 9 July 1956) was a United States national team cyclist in the late 1970s through the 1980s.[1] He is a former U.S. National Road Champion and two-time winner of one of America's greatest bicycle races, the Coors Classic of Boulder, Colorado.[2] He also won the Mt. Washington Bicycle Grand Prix.[3][4]

Stetina hails from an Indianapolis, Indiana-based cycling family which includes three brothers Wayne, Joel, and Troy (Wayne Stetina was also 1976-77 U.S. National Road champion).[5] Stetina has a son that also became a cyclist (Peter Stetina, current professional for Trek-Segafredo). Dale's father Roy was also a state cycling champion of Indiana. In 2007 Stetina was inducted into the U.S. Bicycling Hall of Fame.

Stetina won the Tour of Costa Rica, in December 1980. He won 3 stages, during the event, showing during the final stage ( Perez Zeledón - San José, 188 km) a great sport level; winning with a big time difference of 30 minutes with respect to the second place of the stage.

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  • Fecoci( Costa Rica Cyclist Association Library ),1980.

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