Russ Risdon

Russ started riding mountain bikes in 1988, hasn’t stopped, and never plans to! He loves to travel and ride trails and bike parks through out North America with his family… especially British Columbia. His absolute passion for mountain bikes has led him on a teaching path to share what he has learned over the years.

Home Base

Bend, OR

Other Gig

MTB guiding, Pilates teacher, Graphic Designer

Instructor Certifications

PMBI Level 1

Favorite Type of Terrain


Favorite Post-Ride Beverage

Ice cold IPA

Riding Tip    

Don’t let your bike ride you

Favorite Riding Partner

Kona – RIP … training Raven and Luna currently… of course mutts!

If you could live anywhere in the world, where would you live?

New Zealand!!!

Follow Russ on Instagram @pedalfitruss.mtb

Looking to ride with Russ? You can usually find him instructing at one of our many clinics in Oregon, Washington, and Northern California.