How I got started riding: Discovered I could ride to the beach on my Peugot from home, (25
miles), when I was in high school. Never stopped.
Why I love to ride: Great scenery, nice people, good workout, and great smells from
the bakeries and Mexican restaurants you pass. You see so
much more on a bike than in a car.
Bikes that I have: Vintage Colnago, Giant Carbon, Trek 720 touring, Ritchey
breakaway cyclo cross, Giant Anthem, Bike Friday Llama.
Vintage Schwinn World Traveler....(Yep, I have the
Favorite bike racing idol?: Eddie Merckx and the guy that pulled me back into the pack
when I was dropped.
Favorite ride(s): San Fransisco to S.D., C&O canal., Switzerland,...oh you mean
local? De Luz, Couser Cyn., Cleveland Natl. forest. the
My future goals: Keep pedaling, do lots of bike touring, and don't
let life get in the way of enjoying it.
Strava.com profile?: say what?
Outside of cycling interests?: Family, outrigger canoeing, backpacking, ocean swimming, body
Interesting stories/facts about me?: I started mountain
biking in the Santa Monica mountains on a Schwinn 5 speed
around 1981. Nobody knew what to think of us
back then and none of the trails were closed to bicycles. 33
years of mt. biking and I still suck at it, but I have lots
Notable Achievements & Results?:I occasionally ride with
the Celo Pacific riders on Saturday and sometimes even avoid
getting dropped:) I'm a sport rider and a supporting member.
I joined your club because A: You are the local club and I
wanted to support cycling and B: Your members are always
been friendly to me even though I am not a racer.
My wife and I are hosts for Warmshowers.org, a cycle
tourist hosting organization and we meet so many amazing
people who have pedaled, literally, all over the world. We
encourage others to look into being hosts. You get so much
more out of it than you put in.