Erik is a Colorado mountain dwelling recreational rider that spent 18 years guiding cycling tours in the Western US, Canada, Mexico and South America. He enjoys the sensations of speed and freedom generated on a mountain bike. Erik has a passion for the remoteness of the backcountry and the peace that those places offer. He believes the mountain bike is a perfect tool to access the beauty of our natural sanctuaries. Over the course of the last two decades he has been an Emergency Medical Technician, Wilderness First Responder, mountain bike skills instructor, bike mechanic, camp chef, professional commercial passenger driver, videographer, photographer and is fluent in Spanish. In the Winter, you will find him snowboarding or on a quest for backcountry powder on a split board.