DPJ’s Bike Chic series by Nathan Simpson. You may see him around town scouting locals who not only ride their bikes but look dapper doing it.
Profession: Barista at Giant Coffee
His Neighborhood: F.Q. Story
Favorite thing about Downtown Phoenix: Phoenix has a home-based community surrounding art, food, drinks, music and entertainment.
Favorite places in Downtown Phoenix: Giant Coffee is, of course, my go-to. I also love hanging out poolside at Hotel Palomar.
How are you involved in the community: I volunteer with one n ten, an organization that helps homeless LGBTQ youths.
Usual biking attire: I have an eye for design. I dress for the entire day which is usually business casual. I will dress for the weather.
Favorite places to shop: Thrift stores and consignment shops. Nostra Style House is one of my favorites.
Grooming: I get weekly haircuts at Palabra. My mustache is a part of my Mexican cultural identity. I make my own mustache wax from local beeswax and oils.
Bike: 1987 Centurion Ironman from Phoenix Bicycle Shop.
What he’s wearing:
- Vintage fit Penguin shirt
- Straight-leg, ultra-blue, dark denim 7 Jeans
- Vintage Revue glasses from Italy
- Heirloom bracelet passed down from his grandmother
- Cap toe boots – unknown