George Wilson is a long time cycling enthusiast. As the owner of Mt. Hood Bicycle, his focus is to offer services to performance riders, recreational riders and families. After attending the United Bicycle Institute (Portland, Oregon), he obtained certifications as an advanced bicycle mechanic and suspension technician.
George Wilson retired as a Certified Orthopedic Physician Assistant, specializing in Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery. His years of medical and cycling experience have provided an ability to custom fit riders to their bicycles, focusing on “potential” and “real” problem areas to make adjustments specific to each rider utilizing proper parts and sizing specifications. As a result, cyclists can enjoy a more pleasurable, maintenance free riding experience.
Understanding the importance of bicycle safety, George Wilson continues as a proactive member of his community. He was a previous Chairman for the Villages at Mt. Hood Board of Directors, amember of a Public Advisory Committee for the Clackamas County Active Transportation Plan, working specifically to develop and improve bicycle and pedestrian access throughout the Villages of Mt. Hood and Clackamas County.
George Wilson is also the organizer of the Mt. Hood Bicycle-Pedestrian Coalition, working to provide a better riding environment for cyclists of all disciplines by embracing the cycling tourism concept for our mountain communities.
Kevin “Kmac” McCarthy is a welcome addition to Mt. Hood Bicycle! He is an experienced cyclist having worked as a PDX bike messenger from 1994 – 97. He attended the United Bicycle Institute (Ashland, Oregon) in 1997, after which he worked at a PDX bike shop for 4 years. Kevin has 15 years of racing experience in both road and MTB racing. He, along with team mates Aaron Walker, Edie Roach, Tony Rivera and Toby Brown were sponsored by Pabst Blue Ribbon Beer for three years. Kevin finally landed on Mt. Hood, working as a MTB trail builder at Mt. Hood Skibowl.