My partner has gone with him for a few rides. Some have the misconception the president â€˜yeah, he rides.â€™ He rides hard, heâ€™s an avid cyclist; he likes the good stuff â€” very serious. He rides very, very hard on the bike.
Gonzalez is co-owner of Revolution Bicycles, a small chain in the Washington D.C. area, that has also handled repairs and special orders for John Kerry and Bill Clinton.
And even though I can be pretty ornery about politics myself, I guess I have to say I like my bike shops to be nonpartisan. Or at least, you know, bilateral.