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Mountains Why Cycles | Ambassadors


We feel pretty lucky to have teamed up with these rad people- check ’em out below! Why Cycles ambassadors are riders who share our passion for creating awesome experiences on bicycles, whether in a race, a group ride, or a solo, multi-day bikepacking expedition. Bikes are about more than fancy titanium and neat frame features- they’re about improving our lives and the lives of others around us, one pedal stroke at a time. These ambassadors exemplify that attitude to the highest level- so if you see them out on the trail give them a big ol’ high five and check out their sweet Why Cycles bikes that they’re riding.

Christian Mannsfeld

Granite Bay, CA


50 year old guy who has been riding mountain bikes for around ten years.  Work as an ER doctor and medical director, which I love, but my passion is riding bikes.  I have raced all over the world with my mountain bike team out of Costa Rica, Team CoreCo,which is really just a group of guys and girls passionate about mountain biking.


Locally, the Auburn Confluence, Cape Epic and the Whole Enchilada in Moab, UT.


Why Cycles S7-SRAM XX1 Eagle, Nextie carbon rims, Rock Shox RS1 fork

Why Cycles R+-SRAM Force 1x Carbon, Knight carbon rims, ENVE CX1 fork

Why Cycles S7-Single speed Rock Shox RS-1 fork, Berd spokes and the Cane Creek Titanium cranks


Pete Basinger

Durango, CO

One of the most storied, experienced and humble bike packers of our time, Pete was a bike packer before it was cool.  Pete has won the Iditarod trail invitational at least 6 times, has ridden the tour divide, has won 24 hour single speed worlds, competed in the RAAM at age 19 and was an integral part in developing fat bikes in Alaska.  Most recently Pete set the Baja Divide trail record by riding 1,570 miles in 11 days on his Why Cycles Wayward 29+ bike.
Iditarod sled dog trail (1100 miles in the middle of winter)
Pete was Adam Miller’s first bike coach


Why Cycles Wayward-SRAM X01, Industry 9 BC450, RS Pike

Instagram: @pbasinger00


Jefe Branham

Gunnison, CO

From snow to dirt, Jefe is known far and wide as one of the best all around endurance racers in the world. With multiple accomplishments on the Arizona Trail. Colorado Trail and Tour Divide, we can’t wait to see where he takes his Why next. 
Colorado Trail!


Why Cycles Big Iron with an ever changing setup

Instagram: @jwookstar