NAME: Weisup Makin Whoopee
FROM: Wellington, NZ
SPORT/DISCIPLINE: Running, Swimming
THE BIKES I RIDE WITH: Specialized Fatboy, Specialized Hellga, Rocky Mountain Blizzard
MY MOST MEMORABLE RUN IS:everyday at the beach
BECAUSE…I can run in circles & be sillydog
IN 2016 I’M LOOKING FORWARD TO: More singletrack & bigger dogbones
I AM SPECIALIZED DOG BECAUSE… I get to hang at work & be the shopdog.
MY FAVOURITE FOOD: Kangaroo & Big Lamb bones
I LISTEN TO: Snoop Dog & Bach
WATCH: Red Dog, Inspector Rex & 101 Dalmations
MY instagram #lolatheshopdog #lolastheshopdog #lolahasbigears #dogsofspecialized
NAME: Nikolas Kostiainen
FROM: Batemans Bay
SPORT/DISCIPLINE: Downhill/Cross Country Mtb, some road on a ss/fixed.
THE BIKES I RIDE ARE: Commencal Mini DH, Conceicao ss/fixed track bike for fun.
MY MOST MEMORABLE RIDE IS: Just brappin’ round on my first proper bike, a Giant hardtail, with my brother when we were younger. We both had the same bike and would go out for a good days ride on some single track.
BECAUSE...It was care free and just pure fun, what riding should be about.
IN 2017 I’M LOOKING FORWARD TO: Riding and having fun.
I AM A BIKE MECHANIC BECAUSE…I find it mentally stimulating fixing bikes. I enjoy getting bikes dialed and running smoothly for customers.
MY FAVOURITE FOOD: Toasted ham, cheese and tomato sandwiches. Really good with avocado.
I LISTEN TO: Anything that sounds good really, and goes with my current mood
WATCH: Howl’s Moving Castle.
NAME: Matt Robertson
NICKNAME/S: Not yet known.
SPORT/DISCIPLINE: Commuting to and from work on awesome bikes.
THE BIKES I RIDE ARE: Cool store demos.
MY MOST MEMORABLE RIDE IS: The one when I bruised my sternum.
BECAUSE...It hurt for a month.
IN 2017 I’M LOOKING FORWARD TO: Riding a diverge.
MY FAVOURITE FOOD: Tofu, because it’s better than you think.
I LISTEN TO: Science and skeptic podcasts.
WATCH: Linear algebra lectures.
NAME: Sam Ryan
NICKNAME/S: Sammy, Sam Man
FROM: Batemans Bay
SPORT/DISCIPLINE: Body boarding , mtn biking, surfing, photography
THE BIKES I RIDE ARE: Specialized Enduro Comp 650B.
MY MOST MEMORABLE RIDE IS: Majura Pines
BECAUSE… I was with my mates and it had the best berms ever
IN 2017 I’M LOOKING FORWARD TO: Learning more about bikes, riding more trails, earning more money so I can buy bits / add ons for my bike
I AM A TRAINEE BIKE MECHANIC BECAUSE… I want to replace Scott in the bike shop.
MY FAVOURITE FOOD: Sushi
I LISTEN TO: Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Hilltop Hoods
WATCH: The Walking Dead, Game of Thrones, Criminal Minds, Anything to do with Bikes and Surfing on YouTube
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