Team Stages

Kenan Kuntsal

CARLSBAD, California

Main Focus
Bucket List RaceBelgian Waffle Ride
Post-Race DrinkAny good IPA

Hi Stages! I'm a cyclist through and through. My first job was at Chris King Precision Components, I would ride my bike there after school in junior high to assemble headsets and hubs. I started racing mountain bikes in the late 90s as a kid, eventually won a couple XC State Championships. I then switched to road, and ended up as the U18 California State Champ. I spent a couple years racing as a Pro/1 in Southern California before "retiring" from professional racing. While I don't race anymore, I ride many times a week--local club rides, grand fondos, gravel races (BWR) etc., and am very active in the huge cycling community here in North County San Diego. I am also a member of the Eliel Factory Team--one of my friends and ex-teammates started that clothing company, so I am a big ambassador of theirs.