Name of rider: Leigh Palmer
DOB: 29 July 1980
Years in Team Cyclingnews.com- Down Under: 1st year
Aims for this year: To help the team progress and to hopefully
win a couple of races and help team mates win races.
When did you start cycling, and why: Started in 1994, and started
cause my brother justin was riding and I just wanted to copy him.
Biggest inspiration: Parents for putting up with me all these
Best experience in racing bikes so far: US PRO cycling championships,
racing against Lance and all the US Postal guys and some big Italian teams.
The atmosphere was just amazing.
How's life in Belgium and where do you live? Life in Belgium is
great, loving the training rides and the coffee, plus the team has us
set up in a really nice place with a good bunch of guys so that makes
it alot easier. Living in Booischot
Learning Flemish (if English-speaking): Trying to learn a little,
would be good to speak Flemish as it would make live easy.
Favourite bar if visiting your home town: There is to many to
choose from but I would probably have to say the Fringe Bar in the valley,
Favourite (Belgian) beer: Well I couldn't say since I haven't
tried any yet.
Most essential non-cycling piece of equipment: Mobile phone -
can't live without it.
Latest CD you bought - Was it any good: Murphey Lee and I love