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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Collin Kytta

Written by admin on April 26, 2015

New guy trying to work his way up the totem pole
Since: Summer of 2012.

First job?
Yes.

What is your other Other job(s)?
Ski instructor in the winter.  Insulation blower for K2 Insulation.

What kind of riding do you do?
Trail!

Favorite bike?
Trek 920

Favorite place to ride at home?
Your Mom.

Favorite place to ride outside of Marquette?
Ishperming.

What do you eat for lunch?
Whatever mom packed me for lunch minus whatever Nevin stole.  Thanks Mary.

Coffee, Tea, or MTN Dew?
Surge.

Favorite repair?
A bad attitude.

If you aren’t working where are you?
In my Dads garage.

Race,

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Fat Bike Tips and Tricks

Written by admin on January 27, 2015

From out of the area?  Trying winter riding for the first time?  Want to know where to ride?  Here are a few fat bike tips from your friends at Quick Stop Bike Shop   


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Mike Cortright

Written by admin on January 26, 2014

Mechanic, Sales, Shop Stud 
Since: February 2014.

First job? 
Prior shop guy at North Country Cycle Sport (first job).

What is your other Other job(s)?
Current other jobs: ski instructor (Marquette Mountain), race department guy (Marqeutte Mountain), Photographer (Harbor House Publishers). 

What kind of riding do you do?
Mostly dirt, some pavement. Love the technical stuff! Climbs, drops, roots, rocks, ruts, mud, jumps, berms, etc! Anything with hero dirt! 

Favorite bike?
My first high-end bike: 2005 Gary Fisher Ziggurat. Current: Trek Remedy 9.9 29er 

Favorite place to ride

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