Jeff and Helena married soon after they met in 1982 and pedaled happily ever after. They kicked off their careers as pedicab drivers that very same year, which would eventually develop into a full-fledged bicycle business endeavor. Jeff is active with the Fisherman’s Wharf Community Benefit District and the Sausalito Chamber of Commerce. Helena rides her bike to work from their home in Marin County, and is the founder of the Happy Biker clothing line. Jeff and Helena recently became grandparents and they enjoy spending free time with all generations of their family!
Bruno has been with the company since 2001 and has truly experienced every aspect of what it means to be a Blazer! What started out as a summer job quickly became a passion and a career, and Bruno now oversees operations at all seven of our San Francisco locations as well as administrative operations in New York and Monterey.
Annelaine joined the company in 2011 and brought with her both operational and human resources experience from the hospitality and retail business sectors. Most recently Annelaine had her own consulting business where she worked closely with small and medium-sized business owners creating foundations and protocols to support their growing business needs.
Born and raised in San Diego, California, Mikey joined our San Francisco team in 2008. He is now the Back of House Operations Manager at our busiest San Francisco location. When Mikey isn’t building up a well-trained, bike attendant staff or managing our company’s fleet, he can be found biking throughout the many city routes and off road trails in the Bay Area.
Weronika started working at Blazing Saddles as a summer J1 student visiting from Poland. She met her future husband, and Blazing Saddles Manager, Mikey and now works with us as our amazing office manager. When she's not at work, Weronika loves to ride her bike all over San Francisco. She is also one of our tour guides and loves to share her love of her new city, San Francisco, with our guests!
Winston began working at Blazing Saddles in 2012, after moving to San Francisco from New York City. Winston loves cycling and has ridden over the Golden Gate Bridge over 1,000 times! Winston is a manger, tour guide and bike mechanic on any given day at work.
CJ started in customer service in Spring of 2012. Since then he has grown to be one of our top bike mechanics. CJ also loves to lead our guided tours and if you're fortunate enough to go on one of his tours, you're in luck! His favorite beer is Ft. Point Villager and you'll forever have a place in his heart if you give him a six-pack as a tip!
If you’ve had the pleasure of meeting one of our friendly and knowledgeable customer service representatives in San Francisco, chances are Maria trained them. Born in the Philippines and raised in the Bay Area, Maria has been helping manage and train our staff since early 2015. Her skills in multitasking and customer service make Maria an incredibly valuable asset to our team. Seriously, we don’t know what we’d do without her! In her free time, Maria takes on surfing, skydiving and any other extreme sport that gets her adrenaline pumping.