Title: Champissimo

How/When you got into cycling: started MTB racing in 1994. Realized my vision is horrible and began road riding.

Favorite riding discipline: Time Trials

Current bike/s: Going to need a whole web page for this...Let's just say. Several Fujis. Several Ridleys and a Pinarello DOGMA

Favorite ride: From Redwood City to Santa Cruz California and back. Over 7000ft of climbing.

Favorite recovery food: Chocolate Endurox shake blended with Fruit and Oatmeal.

Favorite Pro rider: (Dead)Marco Pantani (Alive)Filippo Pozzato

Hobbies outside of cycling: frothing milk for incredible tasting Cappuccinos and Coaching my sons soccer Team the Rowdies.

Contact Todd at: todd@realitybikes.com

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Nigel Shaffer

Title: Service Manager

How/When you got into cycling: Started riding BMX at age 12 as a RB customer

Favorite riding discipline: Mountain

Current bike/s: Heller Barghest, Schwinn Paramount

Favorite ride: Haw Creek with my buddy Luke

Favorite recovery food: Beer and Tacos

Favorite Pro rider: Peter Sagan

Hobbies outside of cycling: Collect Vintage stereo equipment and buy and sell Vintage bikes.

Michael Barman

Title: Operations Manager

How/When you got into cycling: Preparing for baseball season in Clearwater, Fl 1988.

Favorite riding discipline: Track

Current bike/s: Ridley Helium, Fuji CX, Santa Cruz Superlight, Dolan Track Bike.

Favorite Ride: The Madison

Favorite Recovery Food: Diet Mt Dew

Favorite Pro Rider: Eddy Merckx

Hobbies outside of cycling: Restaurants

Contact Michael at: mbarman@realitybikes.com



Title: Owner of Built To Last Wheels

How/When you got into cycling: Started racing mtn bikes in 1997

Favorite riding discipline: Mountain Biking

Current bike/s: Parlee Z5 SL, Colnago Master X-Light, Santa Cruz Nomad

Favorite ride: Pisgah Enchilada

Favorite recovery food: Tacos and beer

Favorite Pro rider: Brendan Semenuk

Hobbies outside of cycling: Being the best father and husband that I can / Owner of Built To Last Wheels

Contact Chris at: chris@realitybikes.com


Preston Muller

Title: Window washer/ professional shop model

How/When you got into cycling: By the time I could walk, I was already flying down the street on my push-bike

Favorite riding discipline: Mountain biking

Current bike/s: Fuji Dynamite

Favorite ride: Shredding some trails at Haw Creek with Dad

Favorite recovery food: French Fries with pepper and a Capri Sun

Favorite Pro: Steven Stamkos from Tampa Bay Lightning

Hobbies outside of cycling: Hockey, Soccer, Pokemon tournaments



Title: Shop Dog

How/When you got into cycling: When I was found roaming the streets looking for food.

Favorite riding discipline: The eating part

Current bike/s: None, I have 4 legs and I'm told I can run pretty fast.

Favorite ride: Daily car ride to work with Todd

Favorite recovery food: The good stuff from Petsmart...with Olive oil on top. Its supposedly good for my coat.

Favorite Pro rider: The guy on TV that keeps winning everything.

Hobbies outside of cycling: Playing with the neighbor dog, snuggling on the shop couch, going on long walks, and meeting new friends at the bike shop.