Pete Mauro

Pete Mauro
Profiled: October, 2007.
Name: Pete Mauro a.k.a. “iPod Pete” a.k.a. “Tri-pod Pete”.
Age: 38.
Live: Eagle Rock.
Job: Co-Founder, SceneTag, Inc.
How long have you been mountain biking? Since ’99.
First mountain bike? FSR Sport.
Current mountain bike? ’06 Stump Jumper.
How often do you ride? 0-3 times a week.
Your favorite riding spot? Not fair – that’s like asking what’s my favorite movie. I always favor technical single track.
Do you race? No, but I would like to try one sometime.
What’s your best crash? My most memorable was falling down through 10’ of poison oak on an El P night ride. Ask Brian.
What was the last thing you bought for your bike? The bike gets no love. All my cash goes to computers, gadgets and lately photo gear.
What’s your favorite beverage? A good martini can’t be beat but beer tastes great after the ride.
What’s your favorite trail snack? Synthetically engineered artificially flavored sticky viscous treats from a packet.
What’s one thing that you’ve learned from mountain biking? How to change a flat quickly with 5 guys standing over you.
If you had a $100 burning a hole in your pocket right now, what would you buy? It would go towards a faster camera lens.