Profiled: March, 2009.
Name: Crystal Mendez.
How long have you been mountain biking? Since September, 2008.
First mountain bike? 2001 Specialized Rockhopper.
Current mountain bike? 2007 Titus Motolite.
How often do you ride? 2-3 times a week if I am lucky!
Your favorite riding spot? Anywhere my friends are riding.
Do you race? Not really.
What’s your best race finish? 1st – It was beginner’s luck.
What’s your best crash? Falling over while simply standing still.
What was the last thing you bought for your bike? Crank Brothers Candy C’s.
What’s your favorite beverage? Plain ol’ water.
What’s one thing that you’ve learned from mountain biking? It’s all mental!.
What’s your favorite trail snack? Honey Stinger Energy Chews.
If you had a $100 burning a hole in your pocket right now, what would you buy? Some tires, but not sure what kind just yet.