11 Questions: Mark Weir

Mark Weir has a made a career out of straight talk and hard riding. We caught up with Weir for his answer to 11 questions.


1 — Describe the perfect hamburger.
Undercooked. About a half pound of meat with at least as much cheese—cheddar. Sloppy as hell, and you have to finish it with a fork. Sourdough is nice, too.

2 — Who are your heroes or role models?
Pretty much no one besides my old man. Or maybe Bobby McMullin because he’s blind and can’t see shit and still gets it done. He’s rad.

3 — What would you be doing if you never discovered bikes?
Some kind of contractor fool. I never planned on anything else.

4 — Where is the most interesting place on earth?
The Ranch

5 — Who is your favorite musician or band (right now)?
Ryan Bingham

6 — What was your first bike?
My sister’s. One of those Schwinn banana seat things.

7 — If you could play any instrument, what would it be?
Guitar

8 — Who do you think is the best bike rider of all time?
Nicolas Vouilloz

9 — What is on the perfect pizza?
Pepperoni and that’s it

10 — If you could have coffee and conversation with anyone, living or dead, who would it be?
My grandpa. He’s dead and there’s a bunch of questions I never got to ask his old ass

11 —Describe yourself in three words.
Hairless. Hungover. Happy.


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