Calls Home: Phoenix, AZ
First Car: 93′ Chevy Blazer
Favorite Book: The Puppy Who Lost His Way
If I’m not riding I’m…Planning my next ride.
If I’m not on tour I’m…Guiding day tours (hiking/biking), stretching or playing my piano.
Favorite vacation spot: Skiing in Silverton Colorado and riding Durango in the fall.
Winter Sport: Skiing
Plans for the future: I plan to stay as present as possible. I am really enjoying what I’m doing right now.
Off-Season gig: I’m a part time pipe organ technician and freelance photographer
Rides: YT Capra 29″ and Trek 5200
Tires: Maxxis Minion’s DHF/DHR
Name of your bike: YT is “Fun Machine” and the Trek is “Gandolf”
First bike: First real bike was a yellow 1996 Cannondale F700. 60mm of travel baby!
Why you bike: I feel biking is the perfect pace to see and experience more on any trail or road.
Worst crash: 5 years old. On a family camping trip in Wisconsin, I went OTB at full speed downhill. I landed headfirst on the asphalt (no helmet… it was the 80’s). I spent 5 days at the hospital with a fractured skull (3 inches long) and a severe concussion. Lost my vision for 2 days! It was so bad, I couldn’t finish my T-ball season.
What you drive: Ford Exploder
Won’t go on tour without: My camera and two extra pillows.
Freeride or Cross Country? Give me the chunk!
Road Ride? Yes. I like all the bikes!
Puke or Surrender? It depends on what I ate for breakfast.
I used to be a: lot of things: Choir Director, Fitness Coach, Small Business Owner, Photographer
I love…my morning routine.
I want…a barn full of border collie puppies.
Favorite tour: Grand Canyon North Rim
Favorite trail: Top 5: Engineer Mountain Trail, Monarch Crest/Greens, Alpine Trail (Oakridge), Ahab, Rainmaker
Favorite type of trail: Steep singletrack with a mix of tech and flow. Preferably high up in the mountains and in the trees..
Most likely to find this in my guide pack: DSLR and a Shock Pump.
The Other Employees Will Say I’m: Bald.
Favorite Grub Box Item: belVita Vanilla Creme Breakfast Biscuits
Best Escape Memory: Definitely the monsoon sunset at North Timp Point on the Grand Canyon. I felt like I was living in someone’s screensaver.
Words of Wisdom: The best biker on the trail on any given day is always the one having the most fun. Be the best!
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