17 October, 2011

Rider Profile: Iggy Cortes

One of my Favorites at O20 and from DTLA. Iggy used to come into the coffee shop, I worked at downtown to spit knowledge about LA to me while sippin on coffee in between tags. Now nither one of us works downtown, but he still kicks down LA knowledge to me, everytime I come in O20. Enjoy the return of the Monday profiles, I have missed doing these and Iggy was kind of enough to be the first set them off again.

Iggy Cortes

What do you ride?
Masi SpecialeSprint 2009

How long have you been riding/ what started you?
Since 1987. Lived in the counrty where there were many wooded trails.

Do you wear a helmet and why or why not?
Yep, I'm in like with my brain.

Favorite Shop? Why?
O20/cause I get to talk shit and kick people out.

Clip or clipless?
Clipless



Ride with headphones/ music?
Hell Na. I like to punch A-holes in the ovaries that turn into me or block my way cause they can't hear me call their six.

Sponsors or teams/ gangs/ clubs you are a part of?
1st Legal, Orange20, Burrito Project, Minimal Mass, DTLA, The Wall, Arco

Fav. Race?
Cranksgiving

Fav. place to ride or route(s) in LA.
Last minute CCW, Damn I miss those!!

Fav. person(s) to ride with?
The Minimal Mass

Dope Chill spot?
Reception Lobby of Standard Oil, Olympic Ave.

Why LA?
Cause it's my Plymouth Rock


What do you do for work?
Talk shit and put smiles on peoples faces

What else do you do/ projects/ hobbies?
Fly kites.

Dream Bike?
Lugged Moth Attack w/ S&S Couplers.

Best/ worst about riding in LA?
Best: Girls on bikes.
Worst: Weenies and Theives.


Any LA secrets/ tips you want to give out?
Ride Wilshire all the way.

Shout outs?
My Posse

Last word(s)?
Joder vos Bici!

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Iggy Cortes

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