About the Mack Cyclists

Who we are

Our ambassadors are some of the best people you can cycle with. Whether they are serious triathletes or just enjoy cruising around their city, they are always talking bikes and supportive of the cycling community. Meet our Mack Fam below!

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MEET OUR MACK CYCLISTS

2022

Abraham Hernandez

Road Cyclist - Miami, FL

Q: What is your proudest cycling achievement?

A: Riding from Miami to Key West!

Adam Ciperski

Triathlete - Cutler Bay, FL

Q: Where is your favorite place to ride?

A: Out to the Everglades National Park, Laps Around Homestead Speedway

Alex Castro

Road Cyclist - Miami, FL

Q: What is your proudest cycling achievement?

A: I did a Century ride by myself and it was a rewarding milestone. 

Alexander Gil

Road, Gravel, Mountain Cyclist - Miami, FL

Alexandra (Sandy) Londono

Miami, FL

Alexis Jimenez

Road Cyclist, Triathlete - Miami, FL

Q: What does Mack Cycle mean to you?

A: Mack Cycle is a safe place for me. When I started riding bike I didn't have friends to ride with. Mack Cycle opened their arms to me and said "this is your cycling home."

Amy Rose

Triathlete - Kendall, FL

Q: What is your proudest cycling achievement?

A: Whenever I pull, if even for a minute.

Andres Cano

Miami, FL

Andres Garmendia

Miami, FL

Angel Blanco

Road & Gravel Cyclist - Miami, FL

Q: What is your proudest cycling achievement?

A: Completing Unbound Gravel in 2021

Ariel Levin

Road Cyclist - Lake Worth, FL

Benjamin Disesa

Road Cyclist, Triathlete - Miami, FL

Q: What is your proudest cycling achievement?

A: Ironman Santa Rosa 2017

Brandon Mckinzie

Road Cyclist - Miramar, FL

Brenda Defendini

Road Cyclist - Doral, FL

Camilo Parra

Road Cyclist - Miami, FL

Carolane Pinard

Road & Gravel Cyclist - Sherbrooke, QC, CA

Q: Where is your favorite place to ride?

A: The eastern township, and Chemin Olmsted/Camilien Houde for the view from the top of Mount Royal in Montreal.

Caroline Gardner

Triathlete - Miami, FL

Q: What is your proudest cycling achievement?

A: Two moments that made me proud of myself: cycling 56mi with 4,000ft of climbing last summer in CT and completing my 2nd Century Ride with the DCC XII this year, in 2022.

Christopher Diaz

Miami, FL

Clara Himel

Road & Gravel Cyclist - Miami, FL

Q: What is your proudest cycling achievement?

A: Riding the Tour de Force New York raising funds for fallen police officers. The first year I did it, I rode from the Pentagon in DC to Ground Zero.

Courtney Dorchak

Road Cyclist, Triathlete - Key Largo, FL

Q: Who is your favorite cyclist and why?

A: My mom who got me into cycling :)

Cristian De la Fuente

Road Cyclist, Triathlete - Miami, FL

Q: Where is your favorite place to ride?

A: Key Biscayne Florida

Cristina Rivas

Triathlete - Miami, FL

Q: What does Mack Cycle mean to you?

A: Family and community

Daniel Hidalgo

Mountain Biker - Barcelona, Spain

Q: Your favorite post ride meal?

A: This is the dish: Spaghetti with black beans, ketchup, mayonnaise, latin cheese and fried sweet plantains

Daniel Choiseul

Road and Gravel Cyclist - Miami, FL

Q: Your favorite post ride meal? 

A: Donuts 👀

Danny & Jelly

Road & Gravel Cyclists, Mountain Bikers

Q: What does Mack Cycle mean to you?

A: Mack is our refuge from the daily grind that is life. It is our community, our culture, our family.

Deborah Castellanos

Road Cyclist - Miami, FL

Q: What is your proudest cycling achievement?

A: Doing MTB in Boulder, Colorado back in 2020 when I first visited out there, and descending through the beautiful and majestic Mesa Trails. It definitely took another level of skill, determination and courage coming from flat Miami. Being at altitude, Boulder sits at 5,000ft. of elevation, and riding the harder trails out there can be as challenging and rewarding! 

Deven Marrero

Miami, FL

Diego A. Ferradas

Road Cyclist & Triathlete - Davie, FL

 Q: What does Mack Cycle mean to you?

A: Mack Cycle introduced me to the world of triathlon. Forever grateful for all their support and knowledge!

Donna Rouse Meier

Road Cyclist - Miami, FL

Q: What is your proudest cycling achievement?

A: Climbing in the French Alps and Alp du Huez in 2015

Dora Suarez

Gravel Cyclist -Miami, FL

Q: What does Mack Cycle mean to you?

A: Mack Cycle is the LBS in Miami! They are community driven and cater to all cyclists ranging from commuters, to family, enthusiasts of all levels and competitors/pro.

Elizabeth Arguelles

Triathlete - Miami, FL

Q: Who is your favorite cyclist and why?

A: My favorite triathlete is Sara B True. Because it takes a lot to come back after having a baby. It is another level.

Elliot Collins

Miami, FL

Espe Kelly

Road & Gravel Cyclist, Triathlete - Brisbane, AU

Q: Who is your favorite cyclist?

A: Cameron Wurf and Rachel Losada

Fabiola Pepe

Road Cyclist, Triathlete, Mountain Biker - Coral Springs, FL

Q: What does Mack Cycle mean to you?

A: Mack Cycle has been apart of the community for so many years. Even when I first began cycling, I heard of Mack Cycle and just wanted to know more. I admire their community outreaches as well. They’re such an amazing group of people. Always make you feel welcome and educated to understand your cycling needs and or purchases! I’m so very proud to be apart of this group even though they are Canes fans 😂

Gabriel Yanni

Road & Gravel Cyclist, Triathlete, E-Biker - Miami, FL

Q: What is your proudest cycling achievement?

A: Sharing knowledge with new riders and new triathletes.

Gabriel Zimeri

Triathlete - Miami, FL

Q: Who is your favorite cyclist?

A: Chris Froome

German Gutierrez

Miami, FL

Greg Brookshire

Road & Gravel Cyclist - Kenosha, Wisconsin

Hailey Kinzel

Road & Gravel Cyclist, Triathlete - Miami, FL

Jermaine M. Mickens II

Road Cyclist - Miami, FL

Jesica Niestzche

Road & Gravel Cyclist, Triathlete - Miami Beach, FL

Q: Your favorite post ride meal?

A: BREAKFAST - eggs, bacon, pancakes...the works.

Jillian Kernan

Road Cyclist  - Miami, FL

Q: Your favorite post ride meal?

A: That 3:1 ratio of carbohydrate to protein (registered dietitian approved!) I’m looking at you, banana and peanut butter sandwich.

John Logar

Road Cyclist - Cincinnati, OH

Jordy Manyoma

Road Cyclist - Homestead, FL

Q: Your favorite post ride meal? 

A: Beer!

Jose Delgado

Road Cyclist, Triathlete - Miami, FL

Q: What is your proudest cycling achievement?

A: DCC 2022 My 1st century ride for a great cause. 1st of many to come. 👊🏼

Juan Torrejon

Road Cyclist, Triathlete - Miami, FL

Julian Buitrago

Miami, FL

Kareem Braithwaite

Road Cyclist - Miami, FL

Kelsey Hunyadi

Road Cyclist - Miami, FL

Kevin Vega Echarri

Miami, FL

Kisha C.

Road & Gravel Cyclist, Triathlete - Coral Springs, FL

Q: What is your proudest cycling achievement?

A: First place overall female in The Bill Bone Burger Fondo in Boca Raton, FL in 2021!

Kyle Orangio

Leonardo Azocar

Gravel Cyclist - Homestead, FL

Q: What does Mack Cycle mean to you?

A: I’m fortunate to work and train with Rane Roatta. He helped me get into the Mack cycle family and just like family it means the world to me! Especially Georgia 🥰 

Lisbeth Colon

Road & Gravel Cyclist, Mountain Biker - Miami, FL

Q: Who is your favorite cyclist(s) and why?

A: Marley Blonsky and Kailey Kornhauser founders of All Bodies on Bikes. They have shown us that larger bodies can do badass things on bike too. 

Liz Oxsalida

Road & Gravel Cyclist, Triathlete

Q: What does Mack Cycle mean to you? 

A: Mack Cycle is more than a bike shop, they are family. They have supported me and my craziness of triathlon, duathlon and gravel riding from the beginning. I wouldn’t have completed my goals or be as happy of a cyclist without them.

Lloyd Mackinnon

Miami, FL

Lucas Ingwersen

Triathlete - Oranjestad, Aruba

Q: Who is your favorite cyclist and why?

A: Mathieu Van Der Poel, funny and really nice guy in cycling world

Madison Rodenstine

Road Cyclist, Triathlete - Ft Lauderdale, FL

Q: What is your proudest cycling achievement?

A: Getting to the top of Mt Evans!

Mari Lovo

Road & Gravel Cyclist, Triathlete - Miami, FL

Q: What is your proudest cycling achievement?

A: SMARTRide 165 mile 2 day ride. I had no idea how I was going feel after the 100. So being able to get back on the bike on day 2 was a huge win for me.

 Maria Cordoba

Mountain Biker - Miramar, FL 

Q: What is your proudest cycling achievement?

A: Being able to get into some blacks diamonds my first ride after not riding for over 13 yrs 🥹

Marjorie Vincenzi

Road Cyclist, Triathlete - Miami, FL

Matthew Sutter

Road, Gravel Cyclist - Charlotte, NC

Meredith Camel

Road & Gravel Cyclist, Commuter, Mountain Biker - Cutler Bay, FL

Q: What is your dream ride destination?

A: I love exploring Rails to Trails pathways and would love to ride in the Pacific Northwest

Michael Marquez

Road Cyclist - Homestead, FL

Q: What is your proudest cycling achievement?

A: I'm proud of every ride but my proudest was my first ride during covid which started my weight loss journey and helped me reverse my insulin resistance. 

Michael Freydell

Miami, FL

Nathaly Bonilla Villarreal 

Triathlete - Delray Beach, FL

Q: What is your dream ride destination?

A: Europe, maybe Switzerland or where I can see wineries, or coast lines and ride in my home country Venezuela at the Andes Mountains where I grow up

Nicolas Machado

Miami, FL

Nora Lewis

Gravel Cyclist, Triathlete - Miami, FL

Q: Where is your favorite place to ride?

A: Loop Road in Big Cypress National Preserve

O'Brien "OB" Berry

Road Cyclist - Miami, FL

Q: Who is your favorite cyclist(s) and why?

A: Cory and Justin Williams for what they have accomplished in their careers and how they have been able to embrace and draw in the black community to the world of cycling. 

Oswaldo Hidalgo

Road & Gravel Cyclist, Mountain Biker - Miami, FL

Q: What is your proudest cycling achievement?

A: Venezuela National Champion XCM in 2010

Pablo Martinez

Triathlete - Miami, FL

Q: What does Mack Cycle mean to you?

A: Mack Cycle is quintessential for all things cycling in Miami. An iconic store that has brand, history and recognition beyond just riders.

Pati Tepedino

Triathlete - Miami, FL

Q: What is your proudest cycling achievement?

A: Being able to ride in a peloton. As a newbie this always scared me, but after a few rides and tips from fellow Mack Cyclist I am learning and getting better every day. 

Patrick Carlson

Road Cyclist - Fort Collins, CO

Q: Your favorite post ride meal?

A: Chocolate milk and jerky...with the occasional Blue Moon.

Randy A Egues

Mountain Biker - South Miami, FL

Q: What is your proudest cycling achievement?

A: Most recently I would have to say finishing on the podium at the 2021 Unbound Gravel 200

Rane Roatta

Road & Gravel Cyclist, Triathlete - Miami, FL

Q: Your favorite post ride meal?

A: Vegan Pizza

Rapha Mehl

Triathlete - Brasil

Q: What is your dream bike build?

A: My Specialized Sworks shiv

Ravenna Maer

Road Cyclist, Triathlete - Miami, FL

Q: What is your proudest cycling achievement?

A: My first Century ride (100 miles!!!) was this year with Dolphins Challenge Cancer. At this distance you really have to like spending time with yourself, even if you're riding in a group. It's definitely something to train for, physically, but more important, mentally and emotionally you really have to WANT it in order to make the distance. Knowing that I was doing that while also raising money for cancer research made it even more important to me. I can't wait to do it all over again.

Renata Ávila

Road Cyclist, Triathlete - Miami, FL

Q: What is your proudest cycling achievement?

A: Raced in 2019, as part of the Team USA, in Pontevedra - Spain 

Sean McCarthy

Road Cyclist, Triathlete - Ft Lauderdale, FL

Q: What is your proudest cycling achievement?

A: Snagging the KOM on the Miami Man 70.3 Course

Shaun Moore

Miami, FL

Shmuli Kuptchik 

Road Cyclist - Coral Springs, FL 

Stefano Pisano

Road Cyclist - Doral, FL 

Q: What does Mack Cycle mean to you?  

A: Mack Cycle is an happy place, whether you’re going to treat yourself with some new swag or riding for 100 miles , there are always smiles and happy people all around.

Suppachai Maskasem

Road, Gravel Cyclist, Triathlete - Miami, FL 

Q: Your favorite post ride meal? 

A: Poke Bowl with tuna

TJ Zegarelli

Triathlete - Miami, FL 

Q: What is your proudest cycling achievement?

A: IM 70.3 Maine

Vanessa Guillen

Road Cyclist, Gravel Cyclist, Triathlete - Miami, FL

Q: What is your proudest cycling achievement?

A: Every time I go to ride I feel proud of me, because I did something for myself and something I love to do.

Vaughn Edelson

Road Cyclist - Miami Shores, FL

Q: What is your proudest cycling achievement?

A: Rode across the U.S. (Providence, RI, to Seattle, WA) with Bike & Build in 2005

Véronique Koch

Road Cyclist - Durham, NC

Q: Where is your favorite place to ride?

A: I’ve grown to like riding in the mountains! Windy descents are my favorite

William Garcia

Mountain Biker - Sancti-Spiritus, Cuba

Q: What does Mack Cycle means to you?
A: Mack Cycle means family and home for me.

Zen Villatoro

Road Cyclist

Q: What is your dream bike build?

A: I am lucky enough to ride my dream bike! Pinarello Dogma F12 with Princeton carbonworks wheels, 12 speed SRAM red

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