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Cycle Progression collectively has over 50 years of bike industry experience. Each member brings their own unique background and specialty skills that make shopping for and fixing bikes a satisfying and informative experience; our attention to detail is a primary focus that won't go unnoticed. 

We specialize in high end mountain bikes, but we strive to meet the demands of all cycling disciplines; our daily goal is to make your bike shop experience a great one. Coming to the shop may never be as exciting as hitting the trails, but it doesn't stop us from trying. Stop by or give us a ring to find out for yourself!

Meet The Team

Alex Arumi

Owner, Opened Cycle Progression in 2008.

  • ICON in the enduro and moto world
  • Frequent bicycle peddler, if by frequent you mean occasional
  • Young at heart and hair

What I'm Riding

Pivot Mach 4 SL

Pivot Trail 429

Justin McQuerry

Shop Manager

  • working remotely from Euroland
  • PRO roadie, racing for the Team Novo Nordisk Development team
  • Best mullet
  • He is also an accomplished writer, and was short listed for the Faulkner/ PEN15 prize for, like, fiction, and stuff

What I'm Riding

Specialized Epic Evo

Felt Breed

Tristan Uhl

Head Mechanic / Service Manager / E-bike Specialist 

  • 2016 SS CX USA NATIONAL CHAMP
  • Tall enough to reach the tool bench
  • Make bike go purrrr/brap

What I'm Riding

Pivot Mach 4 SL

SOON: Yeti SB140

Jorge Muñoz

Sales / Ventas

  • CAT 489 Road/XC Racer
  • Wheelie Tester
  • Shampoo Model

What I'm Riding

Specialized Epic Evo


Don Bradley

Sales / Mechanic

  • Multiple time Nobel Prize nominated scientist noted for his work in thermodynamics, specifically research into the pressure relieving properties of scotch.
  • Life story portrayed by the actor, Ben Stiller, in the docu/drama Zoolander
  • Shreds: lettuce, pants, and cheese when called for. Gnar? Gnah.

What I'm Riding

Yeti SB115

Ibis Hakka MX

Yeti ARC

Bradyn Lange

Schrodinger's Mechanic

  • Racing for Scuderia Pinarello
  • Definitely the MOST FASTEST
  • Lives in a van down by the river
  • No catalytic converter, no problems

What I'm Riding

Craig Thomerson

Sales

  • knows where nearly EVERY product we cary is positioned inside the shop (but still looking for the headset bearings)
  • has ridden nearly every bike we sell, and can articulate subtle differences between even the most similar models

What I'm Riding

EVERY Rental Bike - Craig Knows His Stuff!

Andy Newton

Mechanic

  • multiple aliases, including "Big Tristan", "Fat Andy", "Fast Andy" and "Flat Andy"
  • moved back from Arizona, we wish the "dry" heat would follow
  • pro bird call replicator

What I'm Riding

Travis Longfellow

Sales

  • Absolutely the tallest person in the shop on any given day
  • Eats more than the rest of the shop combined (allegedly)

What I'm Riding

Road Bikes (mostly)

Matt Moosa

Mechanic

  • the Moose in Moosepacks.com 
  • former pro racer
  • a recent Austin transplant and hasn't melted yet
  • organizational mastermind

What I'm Riding

Doug Sassaman

Suspension Technician

  • Doug is one of the original Quantum Mechanics, and was spinning wrenches on photons, neutrons, futons and croutons long before the hipsters decided it was “cool”
  • Moonlight’s as a Chippendale’s stunt double

What I'm Riding

Pivot Mach 4 SL

Gordon Yang

Bike Builder

  • Shimano Manual
  • Own's the most bikes
  • Ride's the least bikes

What I'm Riding


Rye Christman

Mechanic

  • Youngest in the shop, but also the fastest
  • 3rd place at USA JR Road Nationals RR 2022
  • ALSO rips on a MTB

What I'm Riding

Paul Galletti

Aspiring Mechanic / Pro Ride Wrapper

  • Very good at making bad jokes/puns
  • Pretty good at working on bikes
  • Decent at sweeping the floor

What I'm Riding

Pebbles

THE BOSS

  • Head pets & chin scratches
  • Long naps in the window
  • Still can't answer the door or phone

Nick

The Dog

  • Shop-Vac
  • #2
  • Emotional Support Pupper