Max Blowers

Max has been apart of El Grupo for just over 8 years. He joined El Grupito, from there he became one of the first members in the bikepacking program, he has also served as the youth representative to the board. He is now a Grupito coach where he inspires the younger generation to explore the bike as a tool for fun and exploration. Max is majoring in computer science just up the street from El Grupo at the University of Arizona.

Sam Alexander

Sam has been involved with El Grupo for over a decade. Starting as a rider in 2013, Sam stayed with the program all the way through high school, racing and even placing 4th overall in the NICA high school MTB league. After high school, Sam shifted from racer to full-time commuter, graduated from the University… Read more »

David Cross

David’s love of cycling has taken him on some pretty amazing bike rides. He completed the Lands End To John A Groats ride in the UK, an epic 1000 mile ride taking in Great Britain from its furthest two points. He has ridden some of the legendary climbs of the Pyrenees, traversing from the Atlantic… Read more »

Juliana Cullen

The daughter of Brazilian immigrants, Juliana has lived in seven different states in the US and in Germany. She got into cycling after one move during high school when she enjoyed finding her way around her new town in New England. After moving to Colorado for college Juliana did some mountain biking and distance riding… Read more »