Who are We

Mark

What: Hardcore Bikes Owner, Manager and Sponsored Racer (ok, he sponsors himself).

When: When he is not working, he's riding.

Where: In The Shop, out on the Trails and on the Road.

Why: 'Cause what the heck else are you going to do with 2 Arts Degrees.

How: He's not sure but it involves having no life outside of working, riding and racing.

Rides: Ibis Hakkalugi, Yeti ARC-X, Trek Superfly Carbon Custom, Moulden Custom Tandem.

Barry

What: Hardcore Service Manager and Warcraft legend.

When: We are not sure if Barry rides bikes, but he does have a nice one just in case.

Where: Edmonton and the Rockies

Why: One day his computer didn't work so he went outside and...

How: Barry became one of the best mechanics in the city by using a torque wrench for everything, even valve stems.

Rides: Ancient Marin DH Bike w/ beloved Dorrado, No-Name Steel Hardtail Commuter w/ Studded Tires year-round.

Mike B

What: Teacher, Website and part time shop guy, Club Prez and Elite Racer

When: Before and after work, Hammer time, Beer o'clock

Where: Teaches in a school, schools the competition at the races

Why: So I will have some cool stories to tell my grandkids.

How: Has an understanding wife

Rides: Pivot Mach 4 custom, Gary Fisher X-Caliber confabulized for winter riding, Lemond Cross Bike.

Owain

What: Hardcore Bikes Veteran Mechanic.

When: For the last 8 years - has it been that long?

Where: France wasn't that good...Utah, way better.

Why: In case University doesn't work out, he can be a pro downhiller

How: With Owain, it's always by the book.

Rides: Trek Fuel EX 9, Brodie commuter, Woodman Trials, Intense BMX.

Derek

 What: Shop Sales and Trail Maintanence Coordinator

When: About Once a Year

Where: The Shop, Terwillegar Park, 7 Summits 

Why: 'Cause he thought an 80% pay cut would be character building

How: Hours and hours on Pinkbike, NSMB, etc.

Buddy

 

What: Shop Dog (Part Time) 

When: When he feels like it

Where: mostly under foot.

Why: 'cause every dog has his day and his shop

How: alternates sleeping, barking, mooching

Rides: this dog is 4-wheel drive, can out climb and out descend you.

 

Rowan

 Who: Sales and Starcraft Pro

When: when he's not studying engineering...shouldn't you be studying?

Where: at the Shop, the U. and online.

Why: 'cause university is damn expensive...and his Dad made him

How: with powerups and +1 charm and helpfulness

Ride: Customized Trek Rig Single Speed

 

Steve

 Who: Sales, Fit, and Fashion Guru

When: All the time; he lives, eats and breaths bike stuff

Where: On the Road, Trails and Australia

Why: needs an outlet for his encylcopedic knowledge

How: It's a secret but we suspect it has something to do with a lot of caffeine.

Rides: Trek Madone 5.9, Custom Moulden Cross (brown naturally), Niner Air 9 RDO XO kit, Pivot Mach 4 XX Kit.