Ashton is the go-to guy here at the shop. His passion is anything bike related. These include custom frame building and riding single track with his dog Myka. Ashton eats, sleeps, and breathes bicycles. He is a United Bicycle Institute graduate and was the youngest person to ever attend Specialized Bicycle Components University. From wheel building to bike fitting, Ashton would love to help you get riding.
Mike is our longest tenured employee (hint: he’s the owner!). He started March 1, 1976, and has worked here everyday since. Mike enjoys riding with his family and constantly improving the experience here at the shop. Mike’s life verse is Colossians 3:23.
Pete came to us in early 2014 with a couple years of experience working in the industry, and a lifetime of being raised in a bike shop. When he’s not working or riding one of his bikes, Pete spends his time pursuing a degree in elementary education. Check out Pete’s bike check here.
In 2013, Phil joined our team after a few years of working at another shop. He has experience in BMX riding and a love for mountain biking. He has a no nonsense approach when it comes to service and repairs. He’s pretty tall too, so he can reach things that the rest of us can’t. Check out Phil’s bike check here.
Graeme has been part of the team since mid-2014. He attends UIC in downtown Chicago studying graphic design. He currently rides road, mountain, and cyclocross bikes. Check out one of his bike checks here. His shoe collection is out of control.
Sam started here in 2015 after being on the customer side of the counter for years. He’s currently attending Bradley University in Peoria, IL where he plays soccer, but he’ll be back on breaks and in the summer. He has a growing knowledge of bicycle repair and a deep love of mountain biking.
Mike has been around on Saturdays for quite some time. He enjoys talking bikes with anyone, leading recreational group rides, and riding whenever he can.
Myka is the friendliest shop dog you’ll ever meet. She’s a hard worker, too. She’s here open until close almost every single day. She LOVES mountain biking and playing fetch. Stop by and play!