Where did you grow up?
I grew up in Rockford, Illinois the home town of Cheap Trick. My grade school principal who got me hooked on cycling was their original drummer.
Interests? Hobbies? Do you even have any?
I am interested in most activities that get me into woods and on lakes and rivers: camping, fishing, canoeing, skiing, trail running and most forms of cycling. I also get satisfaction from replacing grass turf in my backyard with gardens.
Who do you think you are, anyway?
Pete Geigel or Pintz Guzld depending on the state I am visiting.
Top ten factoids about you that even your co-workers may not know. Go.
Who or what influences your behavior and why?
My 5 older brothers have had the most influence on my behavior. In some ways they have modeled the best path and others the riskiest. The writings of Aldo Leopold and Edward Abby have inspired my thinking about the world we live in.
What would you say your job is around here?
My job is about rallying the Surly crew to sustain an environment that encourages creativity, innovation and staying true to the Surly ethos.
One sentence to say what you want to. Go.
Bikes are freedom.