A multiple 3rd or 4th place finisher at regional beard competitions, Mac sports Hawaiian shirts like an off-duty Thomas Magnum minus the dimples. Born in Tennessee but raised on Life’s Hard Knocks, Mr. Hardt not only can sell ice to Eskimos he will get them to purchase the deluxe, high capacity ice box with built in ice cube maker. While tending to his two-person family’s 10 bikes, Mac usually has a big jolly grin on his face which will set him up for the future Santa Claus conventions he’ll be attending by the year 2046.
Too poor to afford a car in the wilds of Michigan, Mike found a discarded Huffy in a ditch and promptly rode the thing to the Yukon where he befriended an escaped Russian circus bear named Estrada who unicycled next to him for 500 miles. Realizing the amazing power of bicycles, he moved to Denver, commandeered an annoying white cat and shacked up with an acupuncturist. Despite his restricted diet, Mike has enough energy to spread the bike love to all corners of this Queen City on the Plains while writing elephant themed poems and stories involving mountain vampires and never ending trains.
Karate enthusiast, rabbit whisperer, Kimchi aficionado, Andrew’s spectacular love for all things bicycles permeates the air around him. A skilled mechanic who brushes off problems like Chuck Norris in a trash compactor, Andrew’s calming presence in the shop guarantees a zen-like cohesion between staff, volunteers, and customers. Hot dang, it’s amazing he’s not sitting atop a mountain doling out advice.
Quick and effective like an otter shucking oysters, Caitie’s gentle nature belies a fierce dedication to helping people and getting work done like a boss. Originally from the Land of Enchantment, Caitie wandered up to Boulder to get a degree in Sociology and Women and Gender Studies before settling in Denver with a hex wrench and a tub of bike grease. When not being awakened by her cat, Pino, in the witching hour, Caitie enjoys the splendor of mountain hikes and silently judging hipsters on South Broadway.
The residence first emergency responder, Bikes Together found Jay riding the streets of Denver with a chain that was held together with a paper clip. A full-time student just beginning his career in racking up crippling student loan debt, Jay Wilson is literally the nicest person you’ll ever meet. Jay also loves to terrify his mother by falling off his mountain bike and by joining the Loveland Area Ski Patrol.