A Monday morning tradition that we are starting to keep you motivated and to be striving for your goals even during a hard week or long hours at work. Do you know someone that motivates and inspires you? Send us your answers and photo to girly@BikeShopGirl.com
1. What’s your name and location?
Pam Sayler, the cold frigid Minnesota. (Pam is the North American Sales Manager of our newest sponsor, Kinetic Trainers.)
2. What type of cycling do you enjoy?
Commuting, road and mtb
3. What is your first cycling memory?
On the farm, had a Schwinn Bantam with the convertible bar. We set the bike’s training wheels on cinder blocks, because mom would not let me ride down the dirt road. I was about 3. I rode that thing for hours every day. It was GRAND
4. Who in the current cycling industry inspires you, and better yet WHY?
Riders: Amy Xu, Ironman and RAAM, because she never gives up. Millie Tanner because she is so enthusiastic and humble. Meredith Miller because she does everything and does it amazing. Industry: Linda Jackson, because of all she does for Women’s cycling. Georgena Terry for womanizing bikes – decades ago. Elysa Walk for tackling a man’s job in a man’s world and doing it better than any one could. My husband, because he puts up with me, AND because he serves all cyclists equally with his shop Trailhead Cycling and Fitness; first time comfort riders to World Class Athletes, he treats them all with the same respect and listens. Must be why he is so successful.
5. What was your best moment on a bike in 2010?
A Century with my husband and our 8 year old son
6. In the next year, what are your goals with cycling and pushing yourself forward in 2011?
Commute more often, actually enter one crit and one mtb race. Complete the MN Ironman and Headwaters 100. Increase my cadence – spin circles better.
My Bikes, are you curious?
My rides: Road: Bianchi 928 D/A 10 sp Mavic Ksyrium Wheels, MTB: Bianchi Grizzly (upgrading to Dyna-sys) Commute: Bianchi Camaleonte Ultegra.