Feedback Sports

Our Company

Doug Hudson – Founder/President

Hometown: Richmond, VA
Currently resides: Golden, CO
Experience: Co-Founder of Chrome (messenger bag company) and has been racing bikes for 15+ years. Doug also has an MSEE. Click here for the whole story.
Favorite movie: This is Spinal Tap
First bike: Sears 20″ with a banana seat.
Batter up/race call-up song: Sabotage – Beastie Boys
Craziest thing you’ve ever seen on a bike: Ned Overend passing me in a race as if I wasn’t moving at all.

Lisa Hudson – Co-Owner/Accounting

Hometown: Sterling, CO
Currently resides: Golden, CO
Experience: Lisa has been riding and racing mountain bikes since 1999 and racing cross since 2008. Back in the day she skateboarded in her wedding dress and was also a PA. Now she handles all medical emergencies and accounting needs for Feedback Sports.
Favorite movie: The Lost Boys
First bike: Huffy
Batter up/race call-up song: Let’s go Crazy – Prince
Craziest thing you’ve ever seen on a bike: A mountain lion.  TWICE!

Jeff Nitta – Vice President

Hometown: Detroit, MI
Currently resides: Denver, CO
Experience: When I was 15 I begged the local bike shop to hire me, still here…..
Favorite movie: So I Married an Ax Murder
First bike: Sears bike with a banana seat and the gear shifter on the top tube.
Batter-up/race call-up song: Night Moves – Bob Seger
Craziest thing you’ve ever seen on a bike: That video of me skidding out and scraping off my chest….

Kent Fuller – General Manger

Hometown: Muncie, IN
Currently resides: Fort Collins, CO since the age of 3.
Experience: 30+ years experience in manufacturing management.
Favorite movie: Braveheart or the Star Wars series.
First bike: Schwinn 10 speed–back in the day when 10 speeds were new (late 1960’s).
Batter up/race call-up song: Dream On – Aerosmith
Craziest thing you’ve ever seen on a bike: Roasting hot dogs on a barbecue spit while riding in Tour-de-fat 2016.

Ford Isbey – International Sales Manager

Hometown: Asheville, NC
Currently resides: Fort Collins, CO
Experience:  Ford has 11+years in the Bike Industry.  Previous to that, he had 19 years in Real Estate Sales.
Favorite movie: Contact
First bike: Schwinn Stingray
Batter up/race call-up song: Eminence Front – The Who
Craziest thing you’ve ever seen on a bike: A big horn sheep trying to take a rider down.

Sammy Rutherford – Eastern Sales Manager

Hometown: Jackson, MS
Currently resides: Golden, CO
Best place you’ve ever ridden a bike: COLORADO
What fictional character (film or book) do you wish you could meet? Indiana Jones
What’s your favorite kind of sandwich? NOLA Fried Shrimp Po-Boy
Favorite movie quote: “Shaken, not Stirred” ~007
As a child, what did you wish to become when you grew up? Magnum P.I.!!

Scott Knight – Western Sales Manager

Hometown: Naperville, IL
Currently resides: Broomfield, CO
Best place you’ve ever ridden a bike:  Colorado
What fictional character (film or book) do you wish you could meet?  The Lorax
What’s your favorite kind of sandwich?  Portillo’s Italian Beef
Favorite movie quote:  ‘No one who leads so many could possibly kneel so quickly’ – Superman 2
As a child, what did you wish to become when you grew up? Bo Duke from the Dukes of Hazzard

Will Allen – Product Engineer

Hometown: Cedar Falls, IA
Currently resides: Golden, CO
Experience: 12+ years experience developing products.  Riding/racing bikes since 1985.
Favorite movie: The Big Lebowski
First bike: Huffy Challenger
Batter up/race call-up song: Bicycle Race – Queen
Craziest thing you’ve ever seen on the bike: A farm dog that was chasing me down the road got run over by a car and ran away unscathed to chase a cyclist another day.

Mike Guinta – Product Engineer

Hometown: Palos Park, IL
Currently resides: Golden, CO
Best place you’ve ever ridden a bike: Stoker position on a tandem through a crowded bar.
What fictional character (film or book) do you wish you could meet? Cpt. Jack Sparrow
What’s your favorite kind of sandwich? Anything from Mier’s Deli
Favorite movie quote: D’ya like dags?
As a child, what did you wish to become when you grew up? A cowboy. Or a motocross racer. Maybe a mix of both.

Katie Macarelli – Marketing Manager

Hometown: Burlington, CO
Currently resides: Golden, CO
Best place you’ve ever ridden a bike: Mt. Haleakalā / Maui
What fictional character (film or book) do you wish you could meet? Edwina the Dinosaur Who Didn’t Know She Was Extinct
What’s your favorite kind of sandwich? Insalata Caprese w/avocado
Favorite movie quote: “… But the worst thing I ever done — I mixed a pot of fake puke at home and then I went to this movie theater, hid the puke in my jacket, climbed up to the balcony and then, t-t-then, I made a noise like this: hua-hua-hua-huaaaaaaa — and then I dumped it over the side, all over the people in the audience. And then, this was horrible, all the people started getting sick and throwing up all over each other. I never felt so bad in my entire life.” -Chunk / The Goonies
As a child, what did you wish to become when you grew up? Wonder Woman

Eric Hockman – Technical Marketing

Hometown: Parker, Coloradical
Currently resides: Golden, Coloradical
Best place you’ve ever ridden a bike: CO might be the default, but the McKenzie River Trail in OR is way up there.
What fictional character (film or book) do you wish you could meet? Timon and Pumbaa. Hakuna Matata!
What’s your favorite kind of sandwich? White Widow from Cheba Hut, add lots of veggies. Man, now I’m hungry!
Favorite movie quote: “The best journeys answer questions that in the beginning, you never even thought to ask.” – Jeff Johnson in 180 South
As a child, what did you wish to become when you grew up? A pilot… still amazed by the art of flight. 

Steve Mehne – Technical Support / Warranty

Hometown: Niagara, Wisconsin
Currently resides: Lakewood, Colorado
Best place you’ve ever ridden a bike: Riding up Old Fall River Road in RMNP in the late spring while it was closed to cars. (Then pigging out on bbq at Oscar Blues afterwards.)
What fictional character (film or book) do you wish you could meet? Marty McFly
What’s your favorite kind of sandwich? Burritos. That’s not a sandwich, Steve…
Favorite movie quote:
“…Oh man, I heard what happened to you at your wedding, that was so cold!….”
“No. It felt good. Hey my parents died when I was ten would you like to talk about that?”
“No, why would I want to talk about that?”
“I don’t know.”
As a child, what did you wish to become when you grew up? Professional ski tester, now I barely ski, gotta fix that.