Pine Mtn. Staff

We are proud to say that Pine Mountain Sports has some the best staff (just ask Yelp) of any bike shop in Bend Oregon. We have the training and experience to get you on the right outdoor gear the first time. Our staff is here to answer your questions, give advice or just chat about conditions, gear, etc.

We’d like to introduce you to our Team…

DAN McGARIGLE

  • At Pine Since: 2000 (From the beginning!)
  • Currently Rides: Santa Cruz Hightower
  • Current Skis: Black Diamond Helio 105 (Tele)
  • About: He’s the shop owner and a fixture in the store. His product knowledge rivals his (sometimes overwhelming) random knowledge of movies and music.
  • Email Dan

ASHLEY DAVIDSON

  • At Pine Since: 2020
  • Currently Rides: Likes Downhill Bikes
  • Current Skis: Alpine & Snowboard
  • About: You can find Ashley on our sales floor. She’s spent time riding DH bikes as part of her previous job at Stevens Pass Bike Park.
  • Email Ashley

CHRIS BOWMAN

  • At Pine Since: 2006
  • Currently Rides: Santa Cruz Carbon Chameleon 29
  • Current Skis: Something w/ Tele Bindings
  • About: Bowman is one of the heavy lifters in our service department. He also pilots the groomer at Meissner so he’s always a good one to ask about trail conditions.
  • Email Chris

ERIKA “Amerika!” ORESKOVICH

  • At Pine Since: 2014
  • Currently Rides: Trek Super Commuter
  • Current Skis: A Fly Rod
  • About: Erika managed the Icebreaker store in Portlandia. Now that she’s in Bend we’re thrilled to have her as our clothing buyer. Let her know what you like, and ask her to show you pictures of her kitty cat.
  • Email Erika

CAL CURLEY

  • At Pine Since: 2017
  • Currently Rides: SC Megatower (w/ AXS), Trek 920
  • Current Skis: Line Sakana Skis
  • About: Cal is one of our Service Managers and a regular face at our service counter. Prior to his time at Pine he was a long time staffer at Powder House, so ask him about DH skis. And long travel bikes!
  • Email Cal

CHRIS “MAUI” VANWANING

  • At Pine Since: 2017
  • Currently Rides: Santa Cruz 5010 & Stigmata
  • Current Skis: Rossi BC110 (Tele)
  • About: Our service department is excited to have Chris here, after he decided that his time in Maui was up. “Maui” Chris, aka “VW”, has wrenched on bicycles all over the world.
  • Email ChrisV

JODY JACOBSON

  • At Pine Since: 2015
  • Currently Rides: Juliana Furtado
  • Current Skis: Rossignol BC 70
  • About: When she’s not helping customers, she’s out riding big bikes on technical trails! She also is one of our latest staff members to get a moto license, so look out.
  • Email Jody

CODY GARDNER

  • At Pine Since: 2018
  • Currently Rides: Salsa Fargo & Santa Cruz Tallboy
  • Current Skis: Black Diamond Route 105
  • About: Cody spent time as a boat captain in Alaska. We find him to be a good source for bikepacking and gardening tips, although his wife says otherwise.
  • Email Cody

PACO ECHEVARRIA

  • At Pine Since: 2001
  • Currently Rides: Santa Cruz 5010 & 2001 Mrazek
  • Current Skis: Something w/ Tele Bindings
  • About: Originally from Argentina, Paco is a former river guide and loves to tele ski and hit the nordic ski trails when the moon is full.
  • Email Paco

FRANCOIS BENZ

  • At Pine Since: 2020
  • Currently Rides: Trek Supercaliber 9.8
  • Current Skis: Let’s see if he survives the winter
  • About: Francois comes to us from one of our favorite shops in the Bay Area, Mike’s Bikes! Now he’s one of our store managers and we’re stoked to have him.
  • Email Francois

JON HANSEN

  • At Pine Since: 2011
  • Currently Rides: Santa Cruz Stigmata
  • Current Skis: A Strider Bike
  • About: The beard of Jon Hansen is the beard that all up and coming beards strive to be. He’s the guy in our service department that is working on your bike at 5AM.
  • Email Jon

ED BENITES

  • At Pine Since: 2011
  • Currently Rides: Santa Cruz Tallboy 29
  • Current Skis: Rossignol Soul 7 & BC 90
  • About: Ed is one of our store managers. He can find a ski boot to fit almost any foot, and he rides his Yamaha FJR motorcycle to work as often as not.
  • Email Ed

BRI REEL

  • At Pine Since: 2019
  • Currently Rides: Liv Intrigue Advanced, Juliana Roubion
  • Current Skis: Nope. Not yet…
  • About: When she’s not outside with her two chocolate labs, Bri can be found at our service counter. Bri runs our Women’s MTB Program and coaches MTB for Bend Endurance Academy!
  • Email Bri

JOEL HUSMANN

  • At Pine Since: 2008
  • Currently Rides: Santa Cruz 5010 & Trek Super Commuter
  • Current Skis: Something w/ Tele Bindings
  • About: Joel is one of our master mechanics. He’s done RAGBRAI more times that we can count, and he has a yard full of chickens. And two, awesome boys.
  • Email Joel

SCOTT VENNUM

  • At Pine Since: 2019
  • Currently Rides: Santa Cruz Stigmata & Trek Remedy
  • Current Skis: Everything. Seriously, everything.
  • About: Scott is one of our Service Managers and part of our super-early-morning service staff. He’s run some of the largest ski shops in Colorado and we’re stoked to have him here at Pine!
  • Email Scott

ANNE BURNES

  • At Pine Since: 2020
  • Currently Rides: Some Bike
  • Current Skis: Some Skis
  • About: Anne is a regular in our showroom and a woman of many talents. From camping tips to bike recommendations to a good knock-knock joke, she’s your gal!
  • Email Anne

CHRISTOPHER GAGNE

  • At Pine Since: 2018
  • Currently Rides: Trek Top Fuel 9.8
  • Current Skis: Nordorking
  • About: Christopher is a photojournalist, cyclist, and one of our expert bike-fitters here at Pine Mountain Sports. Christopher is also known as Chris #3, or Gagne West.
  • Email Christopher

PETER TSENG

  • At Pine Since: 2015
  • Currently Rides: Santa Cruz Tallboy 27.5+ & Trek Powerfully LT
  • Current Skis: Salomon Equipe 9 Skate Skis
  • About: Peter works behind the scenes in “the fridge”. The fridge is the back work station where our best techs can work, uninterrupted, and crank out your repairs quickly.
  • Email Peter

DAVE HUML

  • At Pine Since: 2017
  • Currently Rides: Santa Cruz Chameleon 29
  • Current Skis: Burton Sherlock Snowboard
  • About: Dave recently came to us from a Trek dealer in Denver, Colorado. He’s one of our service department managers – and has the second best beard in the store.
  • Email Dave

SAVANNAH HOOVER

  • At Pine Since: 2020
  • Currently Rides: An Old Bianchi
  • Current Skis: Fischer Nordic
  • About: Savannah hides in the upstairs office and oversees the Office and HR Department. She enjoys skiing, running and hiking in her free time, and dreams of owning a corgi someday (if only her husband wasn’t allergic)!
  • Email Savannah

HENRY ABEL

  • At Pine Since: 2011
  • Currently Rides: SC Hightower & Tandems
  • Current Skis: G3 SEEKr 100’s w/ Vipecs
  • About: Henry has a love for all 2-wheeled vehicles and is our community outreach guy, among other things. He’s also pretty good at drawing pictures and fixing a flat.
  • Email Henry