Sad news from Rochester as Champion Cyclist Jon Dechau (center) was killed yesterday while on a training ride.
From the Genesee Valley Cycling Club Website:
Dechau killed by Motorist: Jonathon Dechau (center above – after winning the Niagara Classic in 2003) was killed last night September 13, 2006 while out training on his bike. Jon-boy was a great competitor and an even better friend. I spent so much saddle time and countless hours on the road as we chased our dream and passion in cycling. We have lost of one the best. – TS
Our condolences to John’s Family and Friends for this tragic loss.