×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 place

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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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×Anders Tvetden×

Written by admin on February 26, 2015

Bicycle Repair and Sales
Since: Started at QSBS in April 2013.

First job?
My first job was in automotive detail at Rhinelander GM & Toyota and I was eventually promoted to a sales consultant at the same dealership.

What kind of riding do you do?
DH/Freeride/Dirt jumps, Dual slalom.

Favorite bike?
Kona Operator. It rips through anything and everything.

Favorite place to ride at home?
Benson! Especially Huckstables, Hardtail Pride, or Doug’s trail.

Favorite place to ride outside of Marquette?
Weston, Wisconsin. It’s just outside of Wausau and has a very

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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   


×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 at home?
Avalanche

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