Meet the team
BEST IN THE VALLEY SINCE 2012
At Fountain Hills Bikes, we're proud to be a locally owned business of enthusiastic riders who live the cycling life. We want you to happily live the life, too.
We're even cooler in person. Visit us at the shop in Fountain Hills.
Doug & Jan
Doug has been the personality behind Fountain Hills Bikes since its inception in 2012. His passion for helping people achieve their dreams - cycling and otherwise - knew no limits. He started the Summer Night Ride Series at McDowell Mountain Park, which has become a draw for mountain bikers all over the Valley. He is fondly remembered for his ability to draw one into deep or casual conversation, his love for music and philosophy, and his brilliant smile.
Jan walked into FHB in 2013 as an avid cyclist looking for a new bike. She found and married Doug, along with getting that new bike. Through Doug’s constant support, she accomplished many cycling goals with a primary focus on endurance distances and climbing. She is always contemplating that next cycling challenge.
Russell became a part of FHB in 2017 following 16 years in the bike industry. His passion for cycling began in the early 80s, and his mountain bike racing experience took him to the expert level. He moved to Arizona in 2012, where he found his passion for gravel racing. Russell is a Retül Fit Specialist and enjoys long rides on his Crux and the smell of Wend Wax in the morning.
Brent joined FHB in 2015, bringing over 20 years of bicycle mechanic experience to the team. In the past, he managed a resort tennis program for 15 years, during which time he also volunteered as part of a search and rescue team. Today, Brent’s interests include biking, biking, and more biking, but, when he isn’t biking, he enjoys travel and photography with his wife, Julie.
Ashley joined the team in 2019 as a keeper of shop cleanliness and through studious efforts has ingrained herself into the biking world. She is our e-commerce guru and Ashley is the sole female Retül fitter in the state of Arizona! Ashley has stretched her riding interests to a first time race this year at McDowell Mountain Park. She and her dad plan to enter more competitive races as a duo team. You might see Ashley’s daughter, Stephanie, peeking around the corners at the shop – keeping us entertained with drawings and giggles.
Roy has been with the shop since it’s 2012 inception. He is knowledgeable about all things Specialized, Pivot and mountain biking having ridden for nearly 30 years. He has raced multiple events throughout Arizona and Illinois. His goal is to ensure you have an unparalleled cycling experience from conversing about trails to finding the best bike and/or parts to suit your riding needs!
Darrin is a longtime mechanic having been with us since 2012. He’s been mountain biking since forever. He’s made the transition into E-Bikes loving every minute of those rides.
Patti is the newest addition to our shop, joining us in the spring of 2022. She has developed a passion for bicycling in her retirement and can often be found riding the roads and trails in and around Fountain Hills. Patti stepped up and participated in her first race this year and looks forward to helping you achieve your cycling goals when you come into the shop.
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