Carl Decker races bikes. All kinds of bikes. With a career that spans decades, the resident of Bend, Oregon, has won pro titles in road, cross-country, cyclocross and enduro events. And since 2002 he has been partnered with Giant. Carl’s Ride Life story is varied and unique. From national cycling championships to the X-Games to homebuilt cars, he has built a life around going faster and seeking new experiences in speed. Here’s that story, in his own words.