Born in Cleveland, Michael has long been traversing its streets on two wheels. He is a four season cyclist who loves riding in the snow and experiencing the world one pedal stroke at a time. He is an active member of the local bike polo club, Pedal Republik of Cleveland and also shares his studio with Alex Nosse and the up-and-coming band, Casual Encounters. Feel free to follow the progress at the shop at his blog @ http://www.forestcityportage.blogspot.com and look for the launch of the website and shop @ http://www.forestcityportage.com in mere weeks. You can contact him via email @ firstname.lastname@example.org and follow him on twitter FCPortage or Tumblr.