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Meet Phillip

What initially got you into bikes?

When I was 4 I saw some kids racing their bikes on a mig shift BMX track from that moment I wanted to race BMX.

Proudest cycling accomplishment?

When I got #1 in State and #1 in the Nation in both Class and Cruiser the same year for the 1st time there was nothing like that feeling of accomplishment.

Favorite bike memory? 

Coaching my Nephew in BMX and watching him grow to love the sport.

What type of riding do you do? 

I race BMX and have been doing it for 34 years but I ride MTB and Road also.

Favorite Trail/road to ride?

Dacono BMX Track, but I also like to Ride the Platte River Trail and stop at the Breweries for a drink along the way.

How many days a week are you currently riding?

I ride my Bike everyday either Practicing or Racing.

How many bikes are in your fleet currently? Have a favorite?

I have 50 bikes and or frames! Too many I know lol.

My favorite is a 1996 SE Quadangle 20 ``. It is Super rare and the last year they were made in the USA.

What bikes are on your current wish list?

I have my eyes out for a 2010 Standard R125 Class and Cruiser.

Do you have a bike you let go of that you wish you’d kept? Why?

No My bikes are like kids. I can't just get rid of them, that's why I have so many.

What’s your favorite thing about working at TPC?

Working with the team and helping people get out on their bikes.

Any cool bike trips coming up?

Every year the coolest and biggest race is the R.O.C (Race of Champions) and the GRANDS. Thousands of Riders all come together to race BMX and see who is #1.

Do you prefer stock builds or putting together your own build from the frame up?

Being in BMX I like to Build from the frame up. It's all about the Custom Builds.

If building from the frame up, what’s your favorite build you’ve done?

My 1996 SE Quadangle.

Frame material of choice?

Aluminum or Carbon both are great rides.

Are you a data geek?

Data. What's data? lol no not at all.

Solo rides or group rides?

I am a solo rider who doesn't mind riding in a group but I love to just ride and be in my thoughts.

Baggies or Spandex?

Baggies for sure lol.

Favorite post big ride meal?

A huge greasy PIZZA, I know it sounds so bad but it is so GOOD!

Go-To during ride nutrition/snack?

Just snacks lol i'm not picky.

How do you take your coffee?

Chai Latte please.

Favorite pizza toppings?


Where did you grow up?

Born in Cleveland, raised in Tampa and now I'm in Denver.

Favorite cycling event to follow/watch?

The R.O.C or The Grands.

Do you prefer morning rides or evening rides?

Honestly anytime I can be on my bike I love it.