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"Meet the Conductors"

Pete Fritz - Broad Ripple Bike Train

Meet the Conductor - Pete Fritz

Bike Train: Broad Ripple

# years bike commuting: 35

Commuting Bike: Trek 520

How often I commute: daily

Favorite bike commuting advice I've received: Always have a backup light

#1 trip for beginning bike commuters: Create a routine that supports your bike commuting

Other Bicycling interests: camping rides, group rides

Stacie Hurrle - Freewheelin' Flyers Bike Train

Meet the Conductor: Stacie Hurrle

Bike Train: Freewheelin' Flyers

# of years bike commuting: 10

Commuting Bike: Trek 1000 WSD

How often I commute: 1-4 days/week Spring/Fall

Commuting Bike: Trek 1000 WSD

Favorite bike commuting advice I've received: There is no bad weather, just bad clothing choices.

#1 tip for beginning bike commuters: Find a group to ride with because it's a lot of fun.
Other Bicycling interests: Mountain biking

Other interests: I love animals and I do a lot of volunteer work and fostering. Also, love cooking vegan food.

Trent Taylor - Eastside (Irvington) Bike Train

Meet the Conductor - Trent Taylor

Bike Train: East Side (Irvington)

# years bike commuting: 4

Commuting Bike: Surly Long Haul Trucker

How often I commute: Usually 3 - 5 times a week

Favorite bike commuting advice I've received: Make your bike carry your cargo for you (instead of wearing a backpack)

#1 trip for beginning bike commuters: Dress for the weather, and be visible.

Other Bicycling interests: Checking out other cities' bike infrastructure.

Other interests: Music - I play the trumpet.

Andy Gremos - Fall Creek Flyers

Meet the Conductor - Andy Gremos

Bike Train: Fall Creek Flyers

# years bike commuting: 23

Commuting Bike: Rivendell Hunqapillar (among others)

How often I commute: 2-3 times per week

Favorite bike commuting advice I've received: Always keep an eye to the sky, be prepared

#1 trip for beginning bike commuters: Carry a spare tube and way to inflate it!

Other Bicycling interests: Touring; Fun Group Rides, especially ones with donuts!

Mark Morris - Fall Creek Flyers

Meet the Conductor -Mark Morris

Bike Train: Fall Creek Flyers

# years bike commuting: 4

Commuting Bike: Specialized Roubaix

How often I commute: 2 or 3x /week

Favorite bike commuting advice I've received: Make sure people can see you on dark mornings!

#1 trip for beginning bike commuters: Have a spare inner tube

Other Bicycling interests: Road bike trips

Other interests: Photography & playing guitar

Lindsey Bouza - Westside (Eagle Creek)

Meet the Conductor - Lindsey Bouza

Bike Train: Westside (Eagle Creek)

# years bike commuting: 5

Commuting Bike: Raleigh

How often I commute: Twice a week April - October

Favorite bike commuting advice I've received: Ride with someone if you're nervous

#1 trip for beginning bike commuters: You don't need all the gear all at once. Startwith the essentials and add over time

Other Bicycling interests: Riding through Eagle Creek with my wife and son

Other interests: Walking, hiking, eating at local restaurants

Connie Szabo Schmucker - Fall Creek (NE)

Meet the Conductor - Connie Szabo Schmucker

Bike Train: Fall Creek (NE)

# years bike commuting: I've commuted by bike since I learned how to ride a bike as a child, so for 47 years so far.

Commuting Bike: Co-Motion Nor'wester touring bike, outfitted with rack, panniers, lights.

How often I commute: I lead the bike train on Bike-in Breakfast dates, but mostly commute to Bicycle Garage Indy North store (where I work / have my office) commute 2-3 times a week when it's nice weather and commute to/from the bike ride I lead at the store. I commuted to/from work about 900 miles last year.

Favorite bike commuting advice I've received: Best commuting routes for bikes are generally not the same as best commuting routes for motor vehicles.

#1 trip for beginning bike commuters: Check out your bike commuting route on a day when you have no time commitments (like on a weekend) so you know what your route is and how long it's going to take you.

Other Bicycling interests: I like to explore areas by bike on day trips - recreational riding. I also enjoy leading group rides, teaching people of all ages to learn how to bike for the first time.

Other interests: Photography, music (am a classically trained pianist), playing euro board games.