For today’s employee profile, meet Andrew Miller, the Spin Doctor mechanic for our Akron, Ohio store. Andrew is not only a top-notch Spin Doctor-certified mechanic, he is also gives back to the local cycling community through his work with the Cleveland Area Mountain Bike Association and the Cleveland Bike Alliance. Read on below to learn more about Andrew, or just swing by our Akron, Ohio store and say hello.
How did you get started in cycling ?
I rode bikes as a kid, but I really started riding again after a visit to D.C. with my sister, during which we rented bikes. I immediately fell back in love with the sport and I haven’t stopped cycling since.
How long have you been cycling ?
It’s been 4 years since I started up again.
What’s type of riding do you like?
Anything with 2 wheels: mountain bike, cyclocross or road!
Do you have any racing experience?
I have raced for 3 seasons: 3 seasons off-road, 2 on the road, and 1 cyclocross.
What are your favorite places to ride?
What’s your favorite aspect of working in a bicycle store?
Meeting new friends to ride with, and of course seeing all the new gear!
Dream place to ride?
Paris Roubaix or Tour of Flanders.
Any cycling goals? Something you’re working toward?
This year I’m trying to get back into shape after 4 months off due to an injury.
Any hobbies outside of cycling?
I’m into music and video games.
How long have you been a mechanic?
1 1/2 years at Performance.
Have you ever wrenched for a pro team/ pro cyclist?
I’m best at sprinting and climbing.
I became a certified Spin Doctor in November, 2010.
You can find the Akron, Ohio store at:
790 Arlington Ridge, Suite 307
Arlington Ridge Marketplace
Akron, OH 44312
11:00AM- 7:00PM Monday- Friday
10:00AM- 7:00PM Saturday
12:00PM- 5:00PM Sunday