When and where were you happiest? Sleeping out on a clear night in Big Bend on the Rio Grande.
What is the next piece of bike technology that must be improved? Replaceable derailleur hangers.
What is the best thing you’ve found on the ground while riding? My keys.
The most repulsive and unsavory thing you’ve ridden over/through? Port Arthur, TX. Imagine the last outpost of humanity surrounded by a sprawling post-apocalyptic gas refinery spewing sludge and flames. It was actually really awesome.
Your most deplorable trait? I get hangovers too easily.
Your most awesome trait? I'm not a quitter.
Right or left food forward? Right.
One food you could not do without – riding or otherwise? KOMBUCHA!
What motto would you paint on your down tube? Please don’t steal this. It’s my life.
What is your greatest fear while riding? My front wheel coming off while braking.
The best line you’ve ever shouted to a very bad, non bike-friendly driver? "Don't be a hero, I can't see your hands!"
What is your favorite smell? Lavender is nice.
Favorite snack(s) on a long ride? Cherry Lärabar®
What do you consider your greatest MTB or cycling achievement? Building my own filet brazed frame.
What do you do to unwind (other than riding)? Hang out with friends and just enjoy what life has for us.
Memorable MTB or cycling moment in a movie? Bicycle boogie from the movie Rad.
What is your greatest fear while riding? That others don’t realize how much fun they can have on a bike.
The best line you’ve ever shouted to a terrible, non bike-friendly driver? Honking at me isn’t going to help anything.
Name your dream bike. All of them?
What was your first bike as a kid? Diamondback BMX
Memorable MTB or cycling moment in a movie? Quicksilver. The whole thing.
Name your dream bike. There’s only one?!
What cyclist, living or dead, do you most admire? Eddy Merckx, without question.
What is your favorite smell? Freshly baked cookies
Favorite snack(s) on a long ride? Beer.