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Brad Williams Brad started cycling while attending Emporia State University, where he quickly joined the campus cycling club and became involved in road racing. From there his passion for bicycles took him off road in the form of cross country mountain biking, and eventually MTB Marathon and endurance events. While living in New Mexico for […]
Surly The newest member of the Family Bicycles team is Surly, the shop cat! Surly came to us from the Westside neighborhood near downtown Kansas City after hitching a ride with Theresa’s sister Jess. His duties include greeting customers and taking care of security. Just like the brand of bikes he is named after, he […]
Bruce Homstad In the mid-1980’s I worked at a small bike shop in the Phoenix-Metro area of Arizona at a time when mountain biking was just beginning. I had already been using my bicycle as a means of transportation, but with an invitation from friends, ventured out into the rocky trails of Usery Mountain Park […]
Theresa M. Van Ackeren, Managing Director I grew-up riding my bicycle to and from school and on my afternoon paper route in Omaha, Nebraska. I learned early to “embrace the hills,” we lived in a hilly section of town and there were two or three hills no matter which way I rode. But riding was […]