More than 25 years of experience in cycling as a product tester, product developer, journalist, elite
competitor, announcer at international races, & event promoter. Specific qualifications:
BS, Mechanical Engineering, University at Buffalo
Contributing Writer, Bicycling magazine, 1998-2012, the world’s largest circulation cycling magazine. Published articles (for Bicycling, Outside, Men's Journal and other titles) have included critical reviews of hundreds of bicycles and accessories.
Competition as a national-level elite athlete for 10 years, racing against Olympians and professionals. Bronze medalist, National Collegiate Cycling Championship, 1988.
Hold patents/applications for work in the engineering and design of bicycle products including handlebars, braking systems, power-measuring electronics; additional design and fabrication work with saddles and hand-crafted frames
Confident and clear oratory presence; refined communication & analytical skills
Diverse fields of expertise in cycling ranging from engineering to consumer product review to elite level competition to standards of organization for cycling events