11 Questions: Jenn Dice

Jenn Dice tells us where to get the best veggie burger.

Jenn Dice is IMBA’s Government Affairs Director, which means her brain has to be lightning fast and her mouth can’t be far behind. It also means she’s ridden with some, let’s just say, important decision-making people. She’s a sucker for masochistic events like the Breck Epic and the Leadville Trail 100—a fact that has us wondering about her sanity.

1 — Describe the perfect hamburger.
The veggie burger at Houston’s in Denver. (I know, I know. But it really is THAT good and my choice over a hamburger, every time.)

2 — Who are your heroes or role models?
Role Models: My dad, Tim Blumenthal, John Burke, Hill Abell, Steve Flagg.

3 — What would you be doing if you never discovered bikes?
Snowboarding. Taking art classes.

4 — Where is the most interesting place on earth?
Inside the walls of the U.S. House and Senate Natural Resources committees (the committees that deals with mountain bike issues)

5 — Who is your favorite musician or band (right now)?
Ray La Montaigne or Chris Cornell.

6 — What was your first bike?
First mountain bike – Giant Yukon.

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

8 — Who do you think is the best bike rider of all time?
Julien Absalon.

9 — What is on the perfect pizza?
Prosciutto, olive oil, parmesan cheese, arugula.

10 — If you could have coffee and conversation with anyone, living or dead, who would it be?
Oprah. (Or, Bradley Cooper if I get to kiss him afterwards.)

11 —Describe yourself in three words.
Energetic. Driven. Optimistic.