Mike Cottle

Justin is the running footwear buyer for the company and a sales associate at our Robinson store.

What do you love about riding and/or running?
Running has been part of my life since I was a kid. I don’t have to think about it. I just love to do it.

What are your non-cycling interests?
Run and Ride, obviously. I am a semi-professional musician (drummer). Also, try to spend as much time with my wife and kids as I can.

What bike do you currently ride?
Specialized Diverge Sport

What shoes do you run in?
Brooks Levitate, Saucony Freedom ISO, Brooks Launch, Mizuno Wave Rider, among many others.

What experience do you have in the industry?
18 Years of working in the Running Specialty industry. 16 years with Elite Runners & Walkers. And 2 years at Pro Bike + Run.

Where is your favorite place to ride or run?
I love North Park because of the range of options it provides. Road and trail with all kinds of different variations.

Who or what inspires you?
I think the people who inspire me the most are the elite athletes. Watching them do what they do best keeps me trying to do my best.

Somewhere you’ve never been, but would love to visit?

If you were a crayon, what color would you be?

Tell us anything interesting!
If any body part “falls asleep” you can wake it up by shaking your head.

How long have you been working at PB+R?
2 years

What kind of riding and/or running are you into?
Road and gravel riding. Road and trail running.

What has been your biggest accomplishment in running and/or cycling?
I don’t know if I have one accomplishment that I would consider bigger than others. Just different. I guess my favorite to talk about would be running 10:01 for 2 miles.