Bicycling and Running

Bicycling and Running

Anthony J. Nocella, Ph.D. is a long-time competitive cyclist and runner and former professional mountain biker, who dabbles in triathlons, while not publishing books, organizing social justice events, and teaching. Anthony raced mountain bikes for a number of teams professionally throughout the United States starting at the age of fifteen years old in Houston, Texas. At the age of seventeen he began his career in the bicycle shop industry. Today, while not a professional athlete, he as a vegan athlete, still races cyclocross, mountain biking, road biking, ultramarathons, triathlons, Ragnars, and Xterras.


He has worked for the following bicycle shops:

  1. Cycle Spectrum, Houston, Texas
  2. Cycle Spectrum, Sugarland, Texas
  3. Southwest Schwinn, Houston, Texas
  4. Bike Plus, Houston, Texas
  5. Sun and Ski Sports, Houston, Texas
  6. Sun and Ski Sports, Memorial City, Texas
  7. Sun and Ski Sports, Dallas, Texas
  8. Syracuse Bicycle, Syracuse, New York
  9. Omnium Bike Shop, Saint Paul, Minnesota
  10. Bike Barn, Katy, Texas
  11. Hangar 15 Bicycles, Salt Lake, Utah

Articles on Cycling and Running by Anthony J. Nocella II, Ph.D.

Interview with USA Olympian and USA National Champion Jill Kintner

Meeting Up with Orange Seal Cyclist Hannah Finchamp

Mike Hanseen Talks Bike Fit

Cycling on a Plant-Based Diet

The Importance of the Bicycle Customer

Lowrider Bicycles – Hidden Bicycle Culture

So You Want to Build a Lowrider

Remembering Louis Holian: “This is Ashley”

Riding a Fixed-gear Bicycle for Training

Interview with Brad Copeland, Professional Team Mechanic for Scott-SRAM MTB Racing

Pictures of Anthony J. Nocella II

Utah State 2019 Cyclocross Championship Race
Team Utah Vegan Runners at Ragnar getting 2nd Over All and 1st in Mixed Gender Teams in 2019.