Employee Profile: Darrick

We'll be devoting some space in this blog to profiles of our employees. The staff of both Discount Tri Supply and Kyle's Bikes work hard to provide you with excellent customer service and we want you to be able to get to know them.

Kyle's Bikes is our retail store, serving central Iowa cyclists, triathletes, and runners with a large selection of products, a complete service center, professional bike fitting, and video running gait analysis in a home-like atmosphere.

Discount Tri Supply is our online store, headquartered just across the parking lot from Kyle's Bikes. With a dedicated product catalog of top triathlon components, apparel, nutrition, parts, and accessories, DiscountTriSupply.com is your one-stop shop for swimming, biking, and running gear. Many of our employees are triathletes who work part time shipping products, listing new items, testing new apparel, winning races… you know, whatever needs to be done.

We'd like to introduce you to Darrick.

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Darrick has worked at Kyle's Bikes since February 2011.

Hometown

Waukee, Iowa

Educational Background

Studied Culinary Arts at DMACC

Current Position

Head Mechanic

What do you like best about working at Kyle’s Bikes?

The laid back atmosphere and great customers that walk in the door

What got you interested in cycling?

My mother and sister got me into cycling in 1988 when they announced they were going to ride RAGBRAI. I rode that year and about ten more times.

What's your favorite type of riding?

Road. I like riding really fast for fun.

Have you ever done a triathlon?

I used to do them as part of a three-man team.

If you could have any bike in the store, which one would it be?

S-Works Venge

What is your bike accessory you couldn't live without?

Bike Computer

Where do you see yourself in 5 years?

Here!

 

 

 

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Katherine is our Content Champion. She has done triathlons in the past, and now focuses on mountain biking and long-distance gravel riding. She still has a soft spot in her heart for weird multi-sport events like indoor triathlon and aquabike. She also teaches indoor cycling.

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  • Saraleigh Monroe

    Wait, you studied Culinary Arts at DMACC, rode RAGBRAI & participated in a tri? Seriously amazing. Guessing the Venge is a future pony in your stable?

  • Kyle

    Nice work. Darrick I know you have a sweet Venge Pro with the coolest equipment around. And the coolest Garmin you coul find! Thanks for all your hard work!

  • Don Peddy

    What the hey, here I bring in venison whatever and we got a gourmet chef in our midst. When you gonna cook?