At Las Vegas Cyclery, we take pride in our staff. Knowledgeable, experienced and friendly, they all share a passion for cycling and Las Vegas. Stop by today for a tune up, maps, directions or your brand new ride!
HEATHER FISHER, President
Rides: Specialized S-Works Tarmac
If I’m not riding, I’m: Running or swimming
Material possession I value most: My violin, family photo album
I used to be: A wimp
I love: My family (Jared, Orion, Dakota, Phoenix and Sequoia), sunsets and frogs
I want: More time
I need: A clone
My favorite type of trail: Uphill or sandy
Favorite trail: Power Point, Escalante Mountain Singletrack
Best Escape memory: Watching a thunderstorm wind its way back and forth through the
Grand Canyon beneath out camp on the rim.
Words of wisdom: Aspire higher
JARED FISHER, Tour Director
Rides: Foes Mutz
Tires: Kujo 3.0 for 24’ wheels
Name of your bike: The Pig
Why I bike: I don’t like to run
Road Ride: Only when I want to make myself think I might be fast
If I’m not on tour, I’m: Eating ice cream at 2am
I hate: Being cold and sweaty simultaneously
I need: 6 more hours in the day
My favorite type of trail: Is usually the kind that other people dislike
Favorite grub box item: Gummy worms
Best Escape memory: Developing the Bryce to Zion tour in 1992 with Heather
Shawn Tyrone, General Manager & Master Mechanic
If I’m not riding, I’m: eating
Winter sport: we have a winter?
Rides: Cannondale Scapel 29er
Why you bike: so I can eat what I want
What you drive: my coworkers crazy
Freeride or Cross Country: Cross Country
Road ride: yes please
Puke or Surrender: puke, then surrender
Words of Wisdom: admit to nothing, deny everything, demand proof
Kevin Ford, Escape Adventures Tour Manager
Hometown: San Diego, CA
Years at LVC/Escape: Good amount.
If I’m not riding, I’m: Planning next ride
If I’m not on tour, I’m: Riding with my son
Favorite vacation spot: whats that?
Winter sport: snow ball fight
Plans for the future: Bikepacking, riding everywhere
Off-season gig: Beer
Rides: Santa Cruz Bullit
Name of your bike: Beast
First bike: Huffy, then Scwhinn Rigid
Why you bike: Explore, clear my head, exercise, enjoy nature, why would you not?
Worst crash: 10 years old huffy crash, ohhhh jumps.
What you drive: Nission Frontier
What material possession do you value most: Bike
Won’t go on tour without: Camel Bak
Freeride or Cross Country: Both
Road ride: Panguitch Lake to Bryce Canyon
Puke or Surrender: Puke
I use to be: a Mechanic
I love: my family
I hate: bills
I want: to keep riding
Most likely to find this is my guide pack: cliff bars
Other’s will say I’m: LOUD
Always carry: water
Words of Wisdom: slow down and breathe
Steve Clausse, the Belgian, Sales Manager,
Hometown: Dampicourt, Luxembourg Region in Belgium.
Years at LVC: Started 2010
I use to be: A professional road bike racer in the 90's
Rides: Specialized Diverge Bike, Santa Cruz Tallboy 27.5+.
Favorite bike: Specialized Crux, Specialized Venge, Santa Cruz 5010.
I'm not riding, I'm: Watching movies, eating out great food and Belgium Beers and wine.
Start cycling: Born in a bike shop. Daddy was a racer, at 6 years old first race in the grass in 1981
Favorite ride/trail: Gooseberry Mesa, Utah (MTB), Park City, Utah (Road)
Favorite tool: Feedback Sports Torque Wrench kit.
Words of wisdom/cycling tips: Slow or Fast, never stop and finish your ride or tri.
Best cycling experience: Won a couple of stages in the Tour of Ivory Coast, West Africa in 1996
Racing experience: Road Pro raced in Europe then Central and South America until 1999. Start MTB racing in 2000 in Puerto Rico. Now Riding/Running for fitness mainly.
Jason Miller, Assistant Sales Manager
Hometown: South Haven, MI
Kevin Abalos, Sales Associate
If I’m not riding, I’m: Running
If I’m not on tour, I’m: Working
Favorite vacation spot: Ko-olina, Oahu,Hawaii
Winter sport: N/A
Plans for the future: N/A
Rides: Specialized Venge Expert Disc
Tires: continental GPA000s 2
First bike: Allez Evo
Why you bike: excuse to wear tights
Worst crash: N/A
What you drive:2013 Hyundai Veloster Turbo
What material possession do you value most: My presription glasses and Garmin
Road ride: Red Rock Scenic Loop
Puke or Surrender: throw up and keep going
I love: when I hit a PR
I hate: when someone is cross wheeling me when I am by myself
I want: To travel out of the U.S. more often.
Other’s will say I’m: A computer Geek
Favorite grub box item: Clif Bars
Always carry: My iphone
Words of Wisdom:
Make one up for me?
Bruce Balch, Sales Associates
If I’m not riding, I’m: Playing bass at church or putting price tags on inventory.
Winter sport: Cycling
Rides: Specialized Tarmac and Stumpjumper
Tires: Road, Conti GP5000--Dirt, Specialized Butcher
Why you bike: Riding bikes is fun!
What you drive: Honda Element
Freeride or Cross Country: Cross Country
Road ride: Yes...The Loop
Puke or Surrender: Puke
Words of Wisdom: Keep it all in perspective. Faith, Family, then everything else.
Sales Associates and 2020 Specialized Ambassador
Hometown: Lambertville, NJ
Years at LVC: .5
I use to be: A Painting Contractor for 20 years
Rides: S-works Tarmac and a Masi
Favorite bike: Specialized Venge or Stumpjumper
I'm not riding, I'm: thinking about riding.
Start cycling: At 3 years old
Favorite ride/trail: Anything dirt or Ride the Rockies with the Davis Phinney Foundation
Favorite tool: My bike.
Words of wisdom/cycling tips: Work hard and laugh through it all.
Best cycling experience: Racing Track Masters Worlds, Ride the Rockies, or Intelligentsia Cup
Racing experience: Spent many years racing Triathlon then moved on to Road Racing- (Stage races and criterium) as well as Track racing.
If I’m not riding, I’m: Eating/Sleeping/Yoga
Winter sport: Surf/Ski/Scuba/Fishing
Rides: Roubaix Pro
Why you bike: Let me count the ways...
What you drive: people crazy
Freeride or Cross Country: pass
Road ride: yes
Puke or Surrender: pass out
Words of Wisdom: Keep peddling/pedaling
Marc Reisman, Sales Associate
Rides: Specialized Diverge and Specialized Stumpjumper
If I’m not riding, I’m: I'm hanging out with my kids or hiking with my dog
Material possession I value most: No question - my bikes!
I used to be: A professional transportation planner
I love: my kids
I want: to go ride!
I need: to be outside!
My favorite type of trail: The one I'm on
Favorite trail: The original deadhorse loop
Best Escape memory: Heading to the Rock Cobbler with the gang
Words of wisdom: Lord loves a workin' man; don't trust whitey; see a doctor and get rid of it
Zabi Naqushband, Service Manager
Brian Burke, Bicycle Technician & Sales
Hometown: Las Vegas
Rides: Bikes: Cyclocross, Fixed Gear, Single Speed, and a Unicycle. Looking to own a 6fattyB Mountain Bike next
Start cycling: When my Ol’ man and I took my training’ wheels off at age 4.
Favorite ride/trail: To the ice cream shoppe. Because ice cream. The flood channels are really fun to ride in, but you didn’t hear it from me.
Favorite tool: The one that fixes the problem.
Words of wisdom: If it ain’t broke, try and improve it till it is.
Best cycling experience: This one time when I lived in Michigan, my old boss and I rode to see where they thought Jimmy Hoffa was buried after work, and left because I’ve never seen so much water fall out of the sky at once. When it stopped, we left our public “outhouse” fortress, and rode through puddles as deep as our drivetrains and ‘cross hopped fallen trees from the storm. Ask me which chain lube works best under water.
Logan Lane, Bicycle Technician
If I’m not riding, I’m: SHREDDING THE BASS GUITAR
Material possession I value most: BASS GUITAR
I used to be: BALD
I love: MUSIC, THE GREAT OUTDOORS, LIFE
I want: TO BE THE BEST I CAN BE
I need: TO BE FREE
My favorite type of trail: THE DOWNHILL KIND
Favorite trail: THE TRAILS AROUND TYRONE, NEW MEXICO
Best Escape memory: WOKING IN THA SHOP
Words of wisdom: DONT BE A COUCH POTATO, DO SOMETHING WITH YOUR TALENTS. PERSUE YOUR DREAMS, AND DONT LET ANYONE TELL YOU OTHERWISE.