Our Staff

Jeremy Bloyd-Peshkin doing a wheelie on a fat pack at the South Pole…in a penguin costume.

Kelly O’Brien, Customer Assistant

Kelly got her father’s hand-me-down road bike so she could train for a triathlon. Soon she was hooked on cycling. She has been a year round bike commuter from her home in Rolling Meadows. She’s now on our racing team and helping customers at the shop.

Angela Chan, Mechanic Shop Manager

Angela Chan has years of experience as a mechanic and shop manager which is the role she is filling for us here. We are very excited to have her. She’s also an artist and worked for a year on an outsider art project in Georgia.

Scott Wilson, Mechanic

Besides being an ace bike mechanic, Scott Wilson is a teacher at Columbia College and a Blackstone Bicycle Works volunteer. He also still finds time to write product and music reviews.

Jeremy Bloyd-Peshkin, Mechanic

Jeremy has the MOST interesting past job of anyone who’s worked here before: a diesel engine mechanic at the South Pole! He’s also obsessed with bikes and we’re happy that he’s sharing his obsession with us as a mechanic.

Brian Schroeck, Mechanic

Brian is photography teacher at a Chicago Public High School. He also worked as a messenger now rides his bike for commuting. In his free time he will be helping us out as a mechanic.