Meet the Manager – Pittsburgh, PA

Our new retail stores are rolling right along, so for this week’s Employee Profile we are highlighting the manager of our newest store, Scott in Pittsburgh, PA.  The doors will open on our Pittsburgh location this Friday, June 4th, so swing by to say hi to Scott plus check out our easy-to-shop layout, featuring all the great brands and value that you expect from Performance.  Pittsburgh’s Grand Opening celebration will start the weekend of Friday, June 11th, with even more extra-special deals and events.

Pittsburgh, PA

Store Manager:

Scott Poland

Store Location:

6375 Penn Ave.
Village of East Side
Pittsburgh, PA 15206

(412) 661-0729

When did you start with Performance?

2002.

How did you get started in cycling ?

I went riding with a friend and I’ve been hooked ever since.

How long have you been cycling ?

9 years.

What’s your favorite type of riding?

I ‘ll go road or mountain biking.

Any racing experience?

I’ve done local mountain bike races and charity century rides.

Favorite places to ride?

W&OD, Wakefield, Fountainhead. Anywhere I can find a trail, really!

Fountainhead Trail in Fairfax, VA

What’s your favorite aspect of working in a bicycle store?

Doing something that I have a passion for every day.

Dream place to ride?

Definitely Moab.

Any cycling goals? Something you are working toward?

I want to ride 2010 miles in 2010, do more mountain bike races, complete 4 century rides and race a triathlon.

Any hobbies outside of cyling?

I enjoy hiking, kayaking, and basically anything to do with entertainment.

Any club affiliation?

I’ve been a member of the Reston Area Triathletes, Potomac Pedalers, WABA, Potomac Velo Club, and many more!

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