Brian Lopes

BRIAN LOPES

Sponsors:  INTENSE, PEARL IZUMI, X-FUSION, MAXXIS, FACTOR, RENTHAL, ODI, KS, HT, G-FORM, LAZER, OAKLEY, GOPRO, KMC, WHEYCOCO, CHRIS KING, BIKE CO., AND OF COURSE WTB

How long you have been with WTB:  THIS IS MY 8TH YEAR

Age: 44

Discipline:  I DO THEM ALL

Hometown:  LAGUNA BEACH, CA

Favorite place to ride:  ANYWHERE IS BC CANADA

Fun fact:  THE MORE AIR YOU ARE CATCHING, THE MORE FUN YOU ARE HAVING

How WTB contributes to your success?  YOU SPEND A LOT OF TIME SITTING ON YOUR SEAT AND HAVING A PLACE TO PLANT MY BUTT THAT COMFORTS ME FOR ALL THOSE HOURS, I’D CALL THAT A SUCCESS.

How you got started out competing?  MY DAD TOOK ME TO THE BMX TRACK IN 1975 FOR MY FIRST RACE AND THAT’S WHERE IT ALL BEGAN.

First experience with a bike:  WELL I’M SURE I RODE AROUND THE STREETS BEFORE THAT FIRST TRIP TO THE BMX TRACK, BUT WHEN I WAS 4 YEARS YOUNG THE BIKING STARTED.

Who do you look up to?  I LOOK UP TO A LOT OF PEOPLE.  I TRY TO SURROUND MYSELF WITH GOOD PEOPLE AND MOST OF THEM ALL HAVE SOME QUALITIES THAT I ADMIRE.  

Other activities(off the bike):  MOTO

Beverage of Choice:  LEMONADE 

Place you have always wanted to ride:  BOLIVIA… MY WIFE IS FROM THERE AND THE MOUNTAIN ARE HUGE.  THERE HAVE BEEN MANY RIDERS WHO HAVE DONE SHOOTS THERE AND IT LOOKS LIKE A COOL PLACE TO ADVENTURE.

 

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