For this week’s biker profile we have Schu and his Motobecane Super Ten.

Tell us about your bike.

I cruise around on an old Motobecane Super Ten. It was love at first sight. The only problem was it belonged to my brother. He’s a collector of sorts so once the Super Ten started to have problems he sold it to me and moved on to one of his newer bikes. I fixed it up but kept most of the bike stock, just updated the color scheme.

Tell us about your commute.

Home -> side streets -> park -> bridge -> loading dock -> Clockwork.

It’s a quick commute but its very pretty and incredibly relaxing. Pretty, but not always in the traditional sense; I love seeing variety and I get a whole-lotta that on my ride. I get to see neighbors in the morning getting ready for their commute, park maintenance men prepping the baseball fields, early morning smokers at factories I pass and a nice shot of traffic heading into the city. On the way home I zoom through the empty loading docks, nod to the evening smokers at the factories, and on average see 2 – 3 baseball, softball, or kickball games going on… every now and then a few horse-shoe’rs show up.

Why do you ride?

Enjoyment… health is a great benefit too, but mainly enjoyment. I find it calms me, gives me time to think and reflect. Plus, its just fun – who doesn’t like biking?

About Ben
Ben is an Interactive Designer and Animator at Clockwork. Introduced to computers at a young age, he boosted his love-to-learn mentality and converted his A.D.D. into a super mega-focused ambition to create.
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