We are located on the SW corner of 11th and Francis, next to Anytime Fitness.
Phone: (720) 204-6347
Hours: Monday-Saturday: 11am-6pm, Sunday: 11am-4pm
Owner, Mechanic, Certified Bike Fitter, Social Media
15 years of bike sales and mechanic experience in San Diego including Trek Superstore (largest US distributor), Mission Hills Bikes and Performance Bikes
Experience working in high volume bike shops (sales >$50K/day, servicing 15 bikes/day)
High reputation, customers would ask for Paul by name (the best man at his wedding was a former customer 20 years prior)
Ten years volunteering as the sole mechanic for The Ride Across California, an annual event for fifth graders in conjunction with a local YMCA (150 cyclists, six days, 300 miles, 10K ft)
15 years of racing experience up to Cat 2 level, ended by injuries while training for Track Worlds
Ten years without a car relying 100% on bike transportation
Four years volunteering as the mechanic for the Sharp Triathlon team in San Diego including racing many events with the hospital based team
Many years of group riding experience including with pros and celebrities. Locally, Paul rides with the St Vrain Chain Gang and Blue Sky Velo.
Worked for 15 years in human reproductive medicine with a masters degree in Animal Physiology and Neuroscience from UC San Diego
Favorite drink (non-alcoholic)? Um, I honestly don't know.
Favorite drink (alcoholic)? Rogue Dead Guy Ale
Biggest vice? Diet Soda
Favorite ride memory? It's a toss up between two. The first time I rode across California, and the Tour of the Moon in Grand Junction.
Favorite current bicycle? My Bianchi Specialissima
Current favorite bike product/accessory? Reynolds carbon Attack wheels
You have to give up riding a bicycle or sleeping. Which do you choose? I'd definitely give up sleep. I don't sleep anyway.
Any special talents or tricks? I am a pretty talent-less hack.
Something not many people know about you? I have a tremendous fear of spiders.
Cats or dogs? Dogs!
Owner, Advocate for Women, Social Media
New to cycling after injuries ended Shotokan karate practice (10 years)
Active in bike groups/clubs, having ridden with Louisville Cyclery, Venus de Miles, The Rapha Ride (with Connie Carpenter Phinney!!!), Allison Powers Clinic, SVCG and Blue Sky Velo
Hosts weekly ladies-only group rides called the Velobelles through the shop
Director of Finance at Oracle, CPA, MBA
Bike Repair/Maintenance, General Shop Assistance (part-time)
Is a Colorado Native.
Worked for the US Postal Service for 37 years, many of them as a bicycle letter carrier.
Loves to cycle long distances.
Favorite drink (non-alcoholic)? Iced coffee. I have to have my morning coffee.
Favorite drink (alcoholic)? I don't really drink, but if I were going to have a drink it's a margarita with dinner.
Biggest vice? Work. I enjoy keeping busy.
Favorite ride memory? The Santa Fe Century.
Favorite current bicycle? My Cervelo
Current favorite bike product/accessory? My kit
You have to give up riding a bicycle or sleeping. Which do you choose? Sleeping. It's a waste of time really.
Any special talents or tricks? I do woodworking.
Something not many people know about you? I am a Funeral Director (for 22 years) and I've known people for years that don't know that.
Cats or dogs? Dogs
A few of our friends…
Velobelles: ladies-only local rides organized through Long Mont Velo
St Vrain Chain Gang: cycling club based in Longmont, CO.
Blue Sky Velo: cycling club based in Longmont, CO.
Sam Mestas: our awesome graphic artist