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Philip Ott

Written by admin on May 26, 2015

Recently added to the Past Proud Owner Club. 2005- 2010; Now Remote consultant for the QSBS and Toule Werx West Site Manager.  I did everything from sweeping to book keeping. My favorite thing is to work on bikes, and see the smile on someone’s face after a job well done.
Since: 2006, maybe 2007

First job? 
My first job was at Fontana outdoor sports, I turned wrenches, cleaned up (a lot), and helped on the sales floor.

What kind of riding do you do?
Mountain

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Brian Dietsch

Written by admin on May 26, 2015

Stand #1, Sales Associate, Overseer of All
Since: Pretty sure I started before Kytta Kat was born, 2000 or so.

First job? 
First shop job was 1995 at Kinetic Systems Bicycles.

What is your other Other job(s)?
Full-time Dad.

What kind of riding do you do?
All-terrain bicycling, kid hauling.

Favorite bike?
Spooky Bandwagon.

Favorite place to ride at home?
I enjoy a nice ride down Art Sharp which people unfortunately have renamed the Flow.

Favorite place to ride outside of Marquette?
Bend Oregon or North Crack-a-lacka raise up.

What do you eat for

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Nevin Brownell

Written by admin on May 26, 2015

Chief Mess-Maker/Bomb Defuser
Since: 2008?

First Job:
Paper Boi (Mining Journal).

What is your other Other job(s)?
TapSlinger/Can Wrangler at Blackrocks Brewery.

Little River Boy

What kind of riding do you do?
Single Track, Adventure Touring, Cyclocross and Around-Towning (new category).

Favorite bike?
2017 Trek Remedy 9.8 (Frick, I want one so bad).

Favorite place to ride at home?
South Trails!

Favorite place to ride outside of Marquette?
Sedona, AZ.

What do you eat for lunch?
Uh, I dunno? What you got for lunch?

Coffee, Tea, or MTN Dew?
Coffee, every single time.

Favorite repair?

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Thomas Sheridan Hayward 

Written by admin on May 26, 2015

“Seasonal Employee” 
Since: April of 2010.  

First job?
 First job was making pizza at the Villa Capri.  

What is your other Other job(s)?
I am currently an Adjunct Welding Instructor at NMU

What kind of riding do you do?
Bikes. Touring, Mountain, Breakfast, Commuting, Coffee.

Favorite bike?
Kona Explosif

Favorite place to ride at home?
On a trainer.

Favorite place to ride outside of Marquette?
Birchfield Park, Holt, MI.

What do you eat for lunch?
Pork chop.

Coffee, Tea, or MTN Dew?
Coffee.

Favorite repair?
Any clean bike where cost is not an issue.

If you aren’t working where

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Chris Bloom

Written by admin on May 26, 2015

Grease monkey/resident recycling expert/(former) BMX overlord
Since: 2004.

First job? 
First job was dish dog at Bonanza Steakhouse (RIP)

What is your other Other job(s)?
Other job, Social Studies teacher at the Marquette Alternative High School

What kind of riding do you do?
BMX, touring, mountain biking, wheelies, skids, hauling stuff on bikes that isn’t meant to be hauled on bikes. 

Favorite bike?
Currently, Surly ECR. Also, any mountain bike made in the late 1980s or early 1990s. Ancient road bikes. Every BMX bike I’ve owned has a special

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