Name: Manuel Mainardi
Experience/ Disciplines: cross, MTB, road bikes- dirt and track motorbikes
Bike Stable: too many to count
First Bike: bianchi whatever….I was 9, it was silver
Dream Bike: the next one
Favorite Races: anything cross
Favorite Training Rides: upstate ny, catskills
Favorite Non-NYC Rides/Races: tour of catskills
Favorite Pro Rider(s): Marco Pantani, Paolo Bettini, Eddy Merckx
Favorite Pro Race(s): Paris-Rubaix, Ronde van Vlaaderen, Giro d’Italia
Embro (Y/N, types): yes, Mad Alchemy medium
Non-Cycling Hobbies/Activities: motorcycling, road, or dirt…whatever it comes!
Favorite Post-Ride Meal: pizza+beer
Best Cheap Eats: 5 guys burgers
Favorite Band(s)/Genre(s): RHCP/Beastie Boys/Nina Simone/QOTSA/etc…
Spirit Animal: Elephant
Catchphrase: non dire gatto se non l’hai nel sacco / it is what it is
Dream job as a kid: car racer/motorbike racer
Favorite Movie(s): Down by Law/ the Warriors/o’ brother were are thu/ etc..
If your riding style was an artist it would be: Basquiat
Biggest Mistake: yet have to make one!
Favorite Color: black