Monday, February 2, 2009

Tuesday's Tribute

This is a tribute to my brother Jay who works his ever loving ARS off everyday in the name of love for his family, a sport he has grown to love and the burning desire to succeed. He is not much different than most all of us, except he is. He has a triple shot cappuccino mondo driven personality, that will raise mountains to achieve success.

So a few years ago my brother Jay, "Chief Cyclist", had a vision. His vision, to buy this company called Blackbottoms Cyclewear and reset the tangibility and marketability of this well known brand throughout the cycling community. His goal, to provide the cycling enthusiast from beginner to the professional cycling minded people & teams with an alternative; the ability to buy quality cycling products at great prices. He has had some very good successes through signing on team business like the University of Utah cycling team for one.

He has also focused on building his business through participation in most all the cycling trade shows and races west of the Mississippi. (The Tour of California, The Sea Otter Classic, Interbike, the major Las Vegas bike show, the official supplier of the Tour of Utah jerseys and garb and much more.) He also understands the value of supporting his fellow cycling vendors in their quest to all succeed. A bit of gear head, crankshaft pay it forward if you will.

He is the one on the left in the White & Black Blackbottoms Tee.

Blackbottoms is a high quality line of very comfortable cycling gear (bibs, shorts, jerseys, jackets and accessories). Jay can accommodate teams with team custom Kits ( uniforms for the non cyclists). He offers a great quality product at a very reasonable price. His personality also offers something I think we can all agree has somehow been lost in the retail world today. A pleasant customer to vendor interaction. He loves what he does and believes not just in his products but in the personal, athletic and fitness success of each of his customers/clients. He, like the rest of us, is just trying to build the American dream and be successful. I am not sure how many of you bloggy friends and visitors to my blog are cyclists and or know a cyclist, but I would ask you to go to BLACKBOTTOMS Cyclewear and see if there is anything that you might need for your outdoor cycling season, or your indoor spinning fitness classes, or just give as a gift to that cyclist in your life. If nothing more, help me get the word out. If you wear Blackbottoms and like them, scream it from the rafters and pass on the good word. If you buy a product and like it, buy more and scream it from the rafters and pass on the word. Thanks for your support. I hope to see you in Blackbottoms gear on the road, trail or spin class somewhere.

Remember- "Ride like you stole it." Pain is about mind over matter. If you don't mind, it don't matter.

Tuesday's Tribute
Yet Another Jay and Deb Production.


Deb said...

good for him, doing something he loves and feels passionately about.

my hubs is big into cycling. i'll send him his way.

CaJoh said...

My wife's Ex used to cycle in Iowa during July. I think his current job does not allow him that much time off anymore, but I know he still rides. I may send him the link for his former team to try.

Linden said...

We love Jay. He really has busted his ARS for Team Precision in Vacaville, Ca. We came back to him because we know that he is good to his word and doesn't treat you like a number!!

MoziEsmé said...

Sounds like an inspirational guy! Great tribute...