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Our Staff

Meet our staff! We are 20+ employees small and still growing. What is unique about our staff? EVERY one of us rides bikes! EVERY one of us has a passion for cycling! EVERY one of us is a leader in his/her field! EVERY one of us focuses on continuing education in the industry! Every one of us believes in our mission statement of having the best Customer Service…PERIOD!

Our team members include cyclists anywhere from just the casual rider, triathlete, mountain biker, road riders and racers all the way to a National champion! Our combined industry knowledge is expansive and we are all here to serve you! Our passion is cycling and to always be up to date with the latest technology and training so that we may better serve you. We live, breath and enjoy the cycling industry and coming together as a community! Whether it is a flat repair or the sale of a high end bike, you will always get service with a smile! We invite you to stop by and get to know us better.

Erin Gorrell

Erin Gorrell

Marketing / Accounting / Inventory

Erin is a wife, a mom, and keeper of ALL the boys! She has competed in multiple triathlons, trail runs, 5k's to marathons as well as mountain and road biking. Erin loves people, sports and coffee! She is always looking to get more women riding bikes. Visit our website to see what women specific events she has for you! Come on out and join the fun!

To contact Erin, email her at: erin@folsombike.com

Bikes of Choice:
Trek Emonda SLR
Trek Superfly 9.9 SL

Wilson Gorrell

Wilson Gorrell

Sales

Wilson has been in the bicycle industry for the past four years in sales. Wilson is always educating himself on the latest technology and trends of the industry. If you need any questions answered about all facets of a bike, he is your guy! Wilson has been an avid cyclist for many years as well as an accomplished ultra runner. He hung up his running shoes 3 years ago and decided to take his cycling a bit more seriously. He currently races as a CAT 3 for our very own Masters Race Team. When he isn't training on his roadbike, he likes to get down in the dirt on his mountain bike.

To contact Wilson, email him at wilson@folsombike.com

Bikes of Choice:
BMC Teammachine
Trek Madone 5.2

Keith Prawalsky

Keith Prawlawsky

Inventory Manager

To contact Ketihl, email him at: ketihp@folsombike.com

Bikes of Choice:
Giant Reign

Chris Walden

Chris Walden

Sales

Chris settled in Northern California at age 11 after in multiple locations all up and down the west coast. Once nestled in Northern California Chris found a passion for running and soon found himself competing in Cross Country and Track at the NCAA Division I level at CSU Long Beach. He also obtained an undergraduate degree from CSU Long Beach in Kinesiology. You can now find Chris occasionally on a run, but he has found a love for cycling. Whether it is a mountain biking or road biking, Chris just loves being on a bike. Currently, Chris is back at school working on a teaching credential and masters degree in public health. When not in school or on his bike you can find Chris in the sales department at Folsom Bike always ready to help you with your cycling needs!

To contact Chris, email him at chrisw@folsombike.com

Bikes of Choice:
BMC Teammachine SLR01
BMC Alpenchallenge AC01
Trek Stache 8

Bennett Dahl

Bennett Dahl

Service Manager

Bennett was born in a small town in Washington state. At 13 he moved to Rocklin, CA and has called the greater Sacramento area home ever since. An avid outdoorsman, Bennett spends most of his time backpacking, rock climbing, and adventuring in the mountains. He grew up racing motocross and BMX but found mountain bikes at the beginning of 2016. You'll usually find him on his Remedy, struggling to make it to the top of a climb, but having no problem hastily finding his way to the bottom.

To contact Bennett, email him at bennettd@folsombike.com

Bikes of choice:
Trek Remedy 9.9
Giant TCX Advanced SX

Dan Trout

Dan Trout

Service

Service Experience Since 2009

Dan trout was born and raised in Orangevale, ca. started riding at the ripe young age of 3 years old. He watched the movie “RAD” religiously growing up. He rode his bike everywhere. By the time he got his license he was doing weekend trips to out-of-town skate parks as far as Pennsylvania.

Dan didn’t start riding geared bikes until some friends were talking about doing a long distance ride from San Francisco to Santa Cruz. After that Dan was hooked on strapping gear onto to his bike and pedaling out of town every chance he could get. He started in the industry in 2009 when he realized he could take his passion for working on his and his friend’s bikes as a job. He got hooked again when the mountain bike was introduced to him and things were all downhill from there.

Dan’s passions are riding his bikes, building new trails for the mountain bike community, fishing and cooking. Every once in -awhile Dan goes on long rides on his bike as far as out of the state and sometimes out the country. He mentions the best part of traveling is meeting the odd characters in between. One dream of Dan’s is to ride from Alaska to the bottom of South America. One day.

To contact Dan, email him at dant@folsombike.com

Bikes of Choice:
Surly Troll

Sam Winslow

Sam Winslow

Service

~ Service Experience Since 2012 ~

Sam was born and raised in Placerville Ca. He started riding bikes at a young age with his dad in the national forest. Once he started riding he started tinkering with his bikes. While Sam was in high school he started to restore old ten speed road bikes. He got into the bike industry as a mechanic in 2012 and has loved it since. One day Sam hopes to become a professional tour mechanic. In his time off he enjoys riding his bike and traveling.

To contact Sam, email him at: samw@folsombike.com

Taylor Robinson

Taylor Robinson

Service

~ Service Experience Since 2007 ~

Taylor was born in Sacramento and raised in Placerville. He started riding bikes at 2 and racing BMX by 7. A friend of his got him into mountain bikes at 13 and he's been riding ever since. He spent most of my time on mountain bikes racing downhill at various local and national events. Most of Taylors time now is spent riding his trail bike or cross bike. If Taylor is not riding, he's usually at Toys R Us buying toys or watching Mystery Science Theater 3000 with his wife.

To contact Taylor, email him at: taylorr@folsombike.com

Noah Whatley

Noah Whatley

Service

~ Service Experience Since 2012 ~

Noah was born in Folsom and raised in El Dorado Hills. He is currently a Junior at Oak Ridge High School. Noah grew up riding bikes at a very young age and had his first real road bike at age 8! He has competed in triathlons and enjoys riding both road and mountain bikes. Noah also enjoys running and is working towards his first half marathon.

To contact Noah, email him at: noah@folsombike.com

Bikes of Choice:
Giant TCR Comp 1
Giant Anthem 27.5

James Jakubowski

James Jakubowski

Service

James started working in the bike industry in 1987 in SoCal. He has always loved bicycles since taking the training wheels off. With an interest in suffering, he completed double centuries, crewed for Furnace Creek 508 and Race Across America several times.

He has earned a few prominent scars enjoying amateur cyclocross racing. Is currently wrenching more than riding but still enjoys a steep hill.

To contact James, email him atjamesj@folsombike.com

Adamen Hannaford

Adamen Hannaford

Store Manager

~Service Experience Since 1997~

A native Californian, Adamen enjoys riding road, mountain, and cyclocross bikes wherever possible. He has been in the cycling industry for 18 years and loves bicycles and all they offer. He is a firm believer that a quality bicycle with proper fit gives the rider an unparalleled and amazing experience as well as an opportunity for freedom and self-expression. As an endurance rider, he has completed The Death Ride, Terrible Two, Leadville Trail 100, and Cascade Creampuff. He is obliged to assist you in selecting the appropriate cycling gear to best suit your specific needs and make your cycling experience the finest it can possibly be.

To contact Adamen, email him at: adamenh@folsombike.com

Bikes of Choice:
Giant Trance Adv 1
Scott CR1 Pro

Scott Campbell

Scott Campbell

Sales

Scott was born in NorCal in the heart of the Huffy era. Growing up in Folsom riding bikes was the thing to do. Bright orange Paper Boy Schwinn, Mongoose BMX, hand-me-down 10-speed. Building and modifying bikes is what he digs. 10 years ago when he got the opportunity to purchase a Redline "Pit Boss", his boy's first "real" bike...the love, passion, and pure joy of bikes and biking came rushing back. The last two years of riding and being around bike racing has made this old man youthful again! If you are on a bike, you're a friend of mine.

To contact Scott, email him at: scottc@folsombike.com

Joshua Brand

Joshua Brand

Sales

Josh was born in northeastern Pennsylvania and moved out to California in 2007. He has been an avid road cyclist since college and has worked at bike shops for the past 10 years. From racing the local crits, riding in a century with friends, or just exploring the open road he loves every chance he gets to be on the bike. More recently he as developed a passion for getting out on a mountain bike and exploring the local trails. At the shop he loves sharing his passion for the sport with new riders as well as having the knowledge to help all levels of cyclists.

To contact Josh, you can email him at: joshb@folsombike.com

Keith Kuykendall

Keith Kuykendall

Service

~ Service Experience Since 1991 ~

Keith has spent nearly all of his life pedaling and over 20 years working professionally with cyclists and their bikes in Northern California and Santa Barbara. He feels most at home in the outdoors where he is often accompanied by his wife and dog. Road riding and commuting have always been an important part of Keith’s training and lifestyle and he is happy to bring his particular experience to the Town Center Bike and Tri team.

To contact Keith, email him at: keithk@folsombike.com

Bikes of Choice:
Trek Project One Superfly

Ophelia Casimir

Ophelia Casimir

Administrative Assistant

Ophelia has assisted in the Folsom Bike office part-time from start up. She comes from a long career in banking and Human Resources. Ophelia continues to work part time at Folsom Bike helping out with various Admin duties that we need for Folsom Bike and Folsom Grind to operate daily.

Ed Garza

Ed Garza

Service

To contact Ed, email him at edg@folsombike.com

Justin Shoemake

Justin Shoemake

Service

Born and raised in California, Justin grew up riding his BMX bike but moved into mountain biking when he moved to Texas. Justin will ride just about any type of bike he can with one rule - it has to have one gear. BMX and fixies are how Justin rolls. If Justin isn’t fixing and servicing bikes in the Folsom Bike workshop you’ll find him out and about on one of his various different means of two-wheeled transportation. 

To contact Justin, email him at justins@folsombike.com

Delaney Brooks

Delaney Brooks

Sales

Born in a rural town in Northern California, Delaney had little exposure to cycling growing up. It wasn't until 2011 when he moved to Folsom that he bought his first bike for commuting to work and school. Since then, Delaney's love of bikes has continued to grow; he now enjoys exploring the Sacramento valley on his road bike whenever he can, and helping anyone/everyone get excited to ride a bike.

To contact Delaney, email him at: delaneyb@folsombike.com

Bikes of Choice:
Trek Domane SLR 7 Disc 

Jacob Bruce

Jacob Bruce

Service

Jacob was raised in Folsom and is currently a junior at Folsom High School. He was introduced to cycling at a young age by his father. One of his earliest memories is riding with his entire family around the American River Parkway Trail and going to feed the ducks at the aquatic center.

Jacob was introduced to mountain bike racing at an early age. He would go to the Nor Cal Races to cheer on and support his older sister. In 6th grade with the local middle school program, he found his love for racing as well. Jacob is currently taking a break from cycling to focus on school and working every chance he can. When Jacob isn’t at work or doing homework he can easily be found at the gym trying to stay in shape or at the local bike park Monday nights helping build the jumps.

To contact Jacob, email him at: jacobb@folsombike.com

Bikes of Choice:

2014 Giant XTC Advanced 3 27.5

Travis Lee

Travis Lee

Sales

To contact Travis, email him at travisl@folsombike.com

Joshua Mott

Joshua Mott

Web Content and Design

Joshua very recently moved to the NorCal area from London, England. Joshua grew up just north of London and has a love for all things outdoors. Whether it’s hiking, cycling, running or a combination of all three, Joshua is never far from planning his next big adventure.

In the UK, Joshua worked in the cycling industry and enjoyed following the best European road races and riding some of the world’s most famous climbs and gran fondos including the Tourmalet, Liege-Bastogne-Liege, and Paris-Roubaix. When not in the office you’ll Josh exploring his new NorCal surroundings on two wheels and training for his first attempt at cyclocross and crit racing.

To contact Joshua, email him at: joshm@folsombike.com

Ryan Sharkey

Ryan Sharkey

Service

Ryan was born and raised here in the greater Sacramento area and was introduced to cycling by his father at a very young age. Throughout his father’s childhood his family owned bike shops in the Bay Area, and as a result, Ryan and his dad rode and worked on their own bikes all the time as Ryan grew up. In early 2015, he started working as a mechanic in local bike shops. Ryan started off riding mostly cross country mountain bikes but now focuses more on downhill bikes. Whether he's racing the North Star Series or up in Canada riding the downhill bike park, Ryan just enjoys riding whenever he can.

To contact Bennett, email him at RyanS@folsombike.com

 

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