Calls Home: Chattanooga, TN
First Car: 95 Jeep Cherokee
Favorite Book: That’s like asking a parent to choose a favorite kid…
If I’m not riding I’m…Looking at a map and scheming.
If I’m not on tour I’m…Riding, reading, or working on one of my aging modes of transport that I refuse to replace.
Favorite vacation spot: Anywhere with mountains.
Winter Sport: Also biking.
Plans for the future: Live out the lyrics of Spanish Pipedream by John Prine.
Off-Season gig: TBD
Rides: Santa Cruz Nomad, Surly Karate Monkey SS
Tires: Anything with blocky knobs and a tough casing.
Name of your bike: Never named a bike. But I had a canoe named Large Marge the Thunder Barge.
First bike: Huffy Corey Nastazio signature bmx
Why you bike? To keep my mind clear, my body healthy, and to stay in touch with the earth.
Worst crash? 5ft fall to concrete in a skatepark. Had roadrash on my face and still have a creaky knee 11 years later.
What you drive? 92 F150 and a 94 Yamaha TW200
Miles logged in a season: Over 2k in 2020 but I’ve never fully kept track.
What material possession do you value most? My brain!
Won’t go on tour without? Coffeeeee.
Freeride or Cross Country? Yes, please.
Road Ride? Only if it’s “spirited.”
Puke or Surrender? Puke! But I’ve never actually done that on a ride.
I used to be a: Bike mechanic.
I love…The smell of juniper and sagebrush.
I hate…Waking up without a plan for the day.
I want…To learn more of the tours we offer!
I need…Caffeine in the morning to function.
Favorite tour? The Maze
Favorite trail? Captain Ahab
Favorite type of trail? Techy singletrack
Most likely to find this in my guide pack: Mini Knipex pliars wrench
The Other Employees Will Say I’m: Sometimes quiet but reliable.
Favorite Grub Box Item: Nature’s Bakery fruit bars
Always carry…A pocketknife and a flashlight.
Best Escape Memory: Extra credit scramble to watch the sunset in Bear’s Ears.
Advice for Guests New to Escape: Embrace the adventure!
Words of Wisdom: Nothing on the trail can cause you to crash if your tires are both off the ground.
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