Profiled: April, 2007.
Name: Jerome (Frenchy).
Live: Pasadena (and France).
How long have you been mountain biking? Since I knew how to walk (probably 3 years old).
First mountain bike? A tricycle.
Current mountain bike? Sunn Exact Ti.
How often do you ride? Currently, once a week.
Your favorite riding spot? The Vosges in France or El Prieto in CA.
Do you race? I did.
What’s your best race finish? I won the French Junior Championship in 2001.
What’s your best crash? 3 weeks ago in Red Box.
What was the last thing you bought for your bike? Two brand new Hutchinson Pythons, the best tire ever.
What’s your favorite beverage? Water with sugar.
What’s your favorite trail snack? Fitness (A German bar).
What’s one thing that you’ve learned from mountain biking? The behavior of my body, and that the mind is extremely important.
If you had a $100 burning a hole in your pocket right now, what would you buy? I already did… the Python tires.