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MEET THE TEAM

Store Team

Erik

Erik

Hometown: Rural Valley, PA

Experience: Erik has owned the shop since 2005 and has been a competitive cyclist triathlete and runner since 1989.

Favorite Bike: Specialized Epic EVO

What do you do when you are not on the bike? He loves to run, build things in his workshop, and play with his dog.

Grant

Grant

Hometown: Centre Hall, PA

Experience: Grant started working here in 2002 and has been managing since then. Growing up bikes were a mode of transportation for him, especially living in rural Pennsylvania. He continued to ride bikes even after he got his drivers license when all his friends stopped riding.

Favorite Bike: A 2016 Specialized Sequoia Expert

What do you do when you're not on the bike? He used to work as a park ranger in Colorado for both National and State Parks right after college.

Sparky

Sparky

Hometown: State College, PA

Experience: Sparky has been working at the shop since 2011 and has experience working at other shops 7 years prior to that. He has been riding bikes seriously since college.

Favorite Bike: "That’s like asking a parent to pick their favorite child, so I really can’t answer that."

What do you do when you are not on the bike? He loves to run

Connor

Connor

Hometown: Philadelphia, PA

Experience: Connor has been working at the shop since 2017 and has ridden bikes seriously as a hobby for about 4 years.

Favorite Bike: Cannondale Topstone Carbon

What do you do when you are not on the bike? He enjoys watching movies, considers himself a big movie buff.

Nate

Nate

Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA

Experience: Nate has worked at bike shops and has been into racing and riding for four years and has been working here since 2018.

Favorite Bike: Cinelli Mash Parallax Fixed Gear

What do you do when you are not on the bike? He works on music and reads/writes.

Adam

Adam

Hometown: State College, PA

Experience: Adam has worked here since November 2018. He has been riding bikes seriously for the past 20 years.

Favorite Bike: The Schwinn Twin

What do you do when you are not on the bike? He really enjoys spending time outdoors.

Cooper

Cooper

Hometown: Alexandria, VA

Experience: Cooper has been working at the shop since 2015 and picked up the hobby of riding bikes around 12 years ago.

Favorite Bike: The 12-inch Specialized Kitty Hotrock

What do you do when you're not on the bike? She has 5 children and also enjoys playing competitive volleyball.

Jake

Jake

Hometown: State College, PA

Experience: Jake spent a year and a half at Eddie’s Bikes and has worked here since 2016.

Favorite Bike: 2019 Stumpjumper 27.5

What do you do when you are not on the bike? He is an EMET student at Penn State Altoona and enjoys working on cars and being outside.

Adam

Adam

Hometown: State College, PA

Experience: Adam has worked here since 2015 and has been riding bikes since around 2013. He has raced with Penn State a few times.

Favorite Bike: The Cannondale Caad 12

What do you do when you are not on the bike? He goes to school at the Delta Program.

Andrew

Andrew

Hometown: State College, PA

Experience: Andrew has worked in a bike shop since 2018 and grew up riding with his step-dad.

Favorite Bike: Bianchi Super Pista

What do you do when you are not on the bike? When not on a bike, he enjoys camping with friends.

Ben

Ben

Hometown: Born in Erie, PA but graduated high school in Punxsutawney

Experience: Ben has been riding bicycles & repairing his own bikes since he was 8 yrs old, and has never stopped. His father was a mechanic, so it was easy for him to familiarize himself with wrenching. After he got his civil engineering degree from PSU, he decided not to pursue a career in engineering, and pursue a career in the cycling industry instead. He loves repairing bicycles and making customers happy by making their bikes work better whenever they visit. He is an avid mountain biker but also enjoys gravel and mixed surface riding, and some bike packing, and he loves riding his new backyard pump track.

Favorite Bike: Specialized Fuse

What do you do when you are not on the bike? When he is not on a bike, he enjoys tuning his bikes, and hiking in Rothrock, building his pump track, and working on mtb trails.

Jutta

Jutta

Hometown: State College, PA

Experience: Jutta has 3 years of begging for food and wrestling.

Favorite Toy: Kong

What do you do when you are not at the store? She chases birds and hunts.

Piper

Piper

Hometown: Centre Hall, PA

Experience: Piper has 4 years of begging for food and wrestling.

Favorite Toy: Jutta

What do you do when you are not at the store? She disassembles sofas and plastic water bottles