Calls Home: Where ever I am.
First Car: 96′ Jeep Cherokee.
Favorite Book: Hori-san to Miyamura-kun by Hero
If I’m not riding I’m…Indulging in Asian cultures.
If I’m not on tour I’m…Being a lazy bum.
Favorite vacation spot: Jagged shorelines. Not one place in particular.
Winter Sport: Split-boarding and pushing bikes through snow.
Plans for the future: Bikepacking Japan, Vietnam, and an off-road version of the Alaska-Patagonia route.
Off-Season gig: Practice retirements.
Rides: Solace OM-2P and a Moots Routt 45.
Tires: As big as possible, always. Currently on 3″ Surely Dirt Wizards and 43 mm Panaracer Gravel Kings
Name of your bike: Senko-san and ōku.
First bike: A pink Huffy. It was closely followed by a glitter red Schwinn Stingray!
Why you bike: Bike commuting turned more fun when I wasn’t going to work.
Worst crash: Broke a clavicle on Horsetooth Mountain, and had to ride the rest of the way down to boot.
What you drive: 96′ Jeep Cherokee and 94′ Suzuki Cappuccino
Miles logged in a season: Does it count if it’s kilometers?
What material possession do you value most: A gifted Katana.
Won’t go on tour without: My nice kitchen knives.
Freeride or Cross Country: Both make you better at the other!
Road Ride? Yeah, but I’m still bringing big tires… I see that dirt road over there.
Puke or Surrender: Depends on the day, but I sure do love climbs.
I used to be a: Barista and a pilot.
I hate…Impatient drivers.
I want…A narwhal tattoo and to see real narwhals.
I need…My Jeep to stop overheating.
Favorite tour: Crested Butte.
Favorite trail: Teocalli Mountain in Crested Butte.
Favorite type of trail: A trail that mixes good flow and tech, going up and down. A trail with everything, I guess.
Most likely to find this in my guide pack: Snacks! All the carbs.
The Other Employees Will Say I’m: RoyToy or CorduRoy.
Favorite Grub Box Item: Fruit Snack!
Always carry: A spork.
Best Escape Memory: Holding tents down in a 60 mph hail storm. All tents survived!
Advice for Guests New to Escape: You will be ready for the tour by the end of the tour.
Words of Wisdom: Question the most basic parts of life.
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