Erik

Erik

Hometown: Rural Valley, PA

Experience: Has owned the shop since 2005 and has been a competitive cyclist triathlete and runner since 1989.

Favorite Bike: The Cannondale Slate

What do you do when you are not on the bike? Loves to run, build things in his workshop, and playing with his dog.

Grant

Grant

Hometown: Centre Hall, PA

Experience: Started working here in 2002 and has been managing since then. Growing up bikes were a mode of transportation for him, especially living in rural Pennsylvania. Continued to ride bikes even after he got his drivers license when all his friends stopped riding.

Favorite Bike: A 2016 Specialized Sequoia Expert

What does he do when he’s not on the bike? Used to work as a park ranger in Colorado for both National and State Parks right after college.


Jim

Jim

Hometown: Spring City, PA

Experience: Has worked here since 2005 and has enjoyed riding bikes since 2nd grade. Did a mountain bike race and one trials competition in the past.

Favorite Bike: Has 30 bikes so it changes all the time, the answer is too many to pick from.

What do you do when you are not on the bike? Enjoys taking pictures and fixing anything that breaks.


Jerry

Jerry

Hometown: Holidaysburg, PA

Experience: Has been working at the shop since 1993 and has been riding bikes since high school. Has competed in mountain biking, road racing, and cyclocross.

Favorite Bike: A Stretch Cruiser

What does he do when he’s not on the bike? Likes to go snowshoeing, hiking, and considers himself a cigar connoisseur.


Sparky

Sparky

Hometown: State College, PA

Experience: Has been working at the shop since 2011 and has experience working at other shops 7 years prior to that. He has been riding bikes seriously since college.

Favorite Bike: “That’s like asking a parent to pick their favorite child, so I really can’t answer that”

What do you do when you are not on the bike? Loves to run


Connor

Connor

Hometown: Philadelphia, PA

Experience: Has been working at the shop since 2017 and has ridden bikes seriously as a hobby for about 4 years.

Favorite Bike: The Santa Cruz

What do you do when you are not on the bike? Enjoys watching movies, considers himself a big movie buff.


Adam

Adam

Hometown: State College, PA

Experience: Has worked here since November 2018. Has been riding bikes seriously for the past 20 years.

Favorite Bike: The Schwinn Twin

What do you do when you are not on the bike? Really enjoys hiking a lot.


Madison

Madison

Hometown: State College, PA

Experience: Has worked at the shop since 2011 and has ridden bikes almost his whole life. One year he won Nationals and also raced with the national team at a World Cup race.

Favorite Bike: A Cannondale Scalpel

What does he do when he’s not on the bike? He loves to skii and hike!


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Cooper

Hometown: Alexandria, VA

Experience: Has been working at the shop since 2015 and picked up the hobby of riding bikes around 12 years ago.

Favorite Bike: The 12-inch Specialized Kitty Hotrock

What does she do when she’s not on the bike? Has 5 children and also enjoys playing competitive volleyball.


Jake

Jake

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Adam

Adam

Hometown: State College, PA

Experience: Has worked here since 2015 and has been riding bikes since around 2013. Has raced with Penn State a few times.

Favorite Bike: The Cannondale Caad 12

What do you do when you are not on the bike? Goes to school at the Delta Program.


Coby

Coby

Hometown: Lebanon, PA

Experience: Has worked at the shop since August 2018 and has been riding bikes for about 7 years now. Has been competing in road cycling for the past 4 years and is the president of the Penn State cycling club.

Favorite Bike: The Scott Foil

What do you do when you are not on the bike? Enjoys photography, cars, and any outdoor activity such as camping and hiking.


Carter

Carter

Hometown: State College, PA

Experience: Has been working at the shop since 2018 and has been riding bicycles since he was about 9 or 10. He has also competed in races here and there and is trying to get more seriously into it this year.

Favorite Bike: The Specialized Enduro Elite

What do you do when you are not on the bike? As of right now he pretty much does schoolwork.


Jutta

Jutta

Hometown: State College, PA

Experience: 1 year of begging for food and wrestling.

Favorite Toy: Kong

What do you do when you are not at the store? Chasing birds and hunting.


Piper

Piper

Hometown: Centre Hall, PA

Experience: 2 years of begging for food and wrestling.

Favorite Toy: Jutta

What do you do when you are not at the store? Disassembling sofas and plastic water bottles