- Nickname: Mello
- Riding since: 2010
- Former bikes: 2005 Yamaha R6, 2009 Triumph Street Triple R, 2008 Yamaha WR250R
- Current bike: 2013 Triumph Bonneville
- Riding style: Spirited riding, off roading, commuting
My riding story is every parent’s nightmare. Your teenage son just showed up with a race bike on the back of a Home Depot rental truck with no forewarning. A few years and bikes later, my passion, connection, and obsession are better understood as they have driven my career.
The majority of my riding consists of making my every minute of my 10 mile commute through Philadelphia as exciting (and safe) as possible. Weekend jaunts are always cherished, whether it’s a two-up ride with my girlfriend, mini solo tour, or all day off road adventure. Unfortunately they are fewer and farther between these days, but I’m always looking for an excuse to get out and ride.
Off the bike I spend my time driving, working on, and researching cars, riding my bicycle on road and off, snowboarding, playing soccer, and traveling. I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t a car guy. In highschool, I worked towards modifying a Mustang GT and spent all of my earnings on making it faster for the drag strip. Some years later, I realized that motorcycles were cheaper, easier to work on, and a heck of a lot more fun than going fast in a straight line, explaining how I got to where I am now.
Favorite thing about RevZilla: Being a motorcycle nut, working with motorcycle nuts, for motorcycle nuts. Even though we all ride different bikes and have vastly different tastes in our riding styles we all have one thing in common — we ride.