One of the most intriguing and daring endurance athletes of all times, John Howard has:

  • John Howard

    Won the Hawaii Ironman Triathlon (1981)

  • Set the bicycle speed record of 152.2 mph on the Bonneville Salt Flats. (1985)
  • Won the USA Cycling Elite level Road Championships four times (1968, 1972, 1973, 1975)
  • Spent 10 years on the US National Cycling Team
  • Ridden on the 1968, 1972 and 1976 Olympic Teams
  • Won America’s only gold at the Pan-Am Games Road Race (1971)
  • Won the Tour de L’Estra (1972)
  • Won a stage and finished 3rd overall at the Tour of Ireland (1973)
  • Won the Tour of Newfoundland (1975)
  • Won the first 1000-mile Tour of Baja (1975)
  • Finished 2nd in the Race Across America (1982) and co-founded the race
  • Set the world 24-hour cycling distance record of 593 miles (1987)
  • Set the world 24-hour canoeing record of 104.6 miles (2000)
  • Been named Competitive Cycling Magazine’s Cyclist of the Decade (1970’s)
  • Never given up—he has been USAC and NORBA Elite and Master’s National Champion 18 times
John is a member of the US Cycling Hall Of Fame and of the UltraCycling Hall of Fame. He has authored four books and numerous articles on cycling.Over the past three decades, in addition to his pioneering work in bike fitting, John has established a reputation as one of the country’s best cycling coaches. His clients have included Brad Huff, US PRO National Elite and Pro Criterium Champion, 2005-6, Denise Mueller, Scott Tinley, Scott Molina and Mark Allen to name a few.