Vail native Colby Lange is getting ready to head down to Peru for 2019 Pan American Games, which start July 26.

It’s an unofficial stop on the journey to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, where he hopes to compete as a track cyclist in the team pursuit.

In the group of seven cyclists on the national team, Lange is one of three who are regular starters at every big event.

The team won gold at the Pan American Championships last year, making history as the first American Team Pursuit squad to break four minutes. …