Andy McDonald

Grand Rapids  Michigan

In '93, Not accustomed to endurance type activities, Andy discovered Mountain biking  and enjoyed the technical part of riding. At that time, he was known to mutter such words as "I don't run or enjoy endurance activities".  Still, he fell in love with the North Country Trail and the Manistee National Forest that surrounded the college he attended. Longer and longer rides became the norm.

In The Stable: Trek Madone, Specialized Epic, Ridley X-Ride
In The Closet: Tons of cool gear for other interests
Team Positions: Racer, Club Rider

Other Interests

Rock climbing
Skiing, downhill and cross country
Snow shoeing
Hiking / camping


Career Highlights

- 1st mountain bike race in 1993 and was the Iceman Cometh
- Mechanic at Spoke and Gear for a year until the shop went out of business 

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