Our very own Chris Lesser has just landed a job with BIKE Magazine as new Associate Editor/ Gear Editor.
Here’s the scoop- via BRaIN;
Former BRAIN Staffer Chris Lesser Joins Bike Magazine DECEMBER 06, 2006 — DANA POINT, CA (BRAIN)–Bike magazine named Chris Lesser its new associate editor/gear editor. Lesser’s main duties at the magazine will include overseeing its gear coverage and working with in-house and freelance product testers, all the while staying on top of product trends.
“Bike’s editorial tone and focus has always appealed to me and I’m looking forward to helping put out what I think is the best magazine in the industry,” Lesser said.
Lesser brings with him several years of experience in the bike industry. Most recently, he worked as an associate editor at Bicycle Retailer and Industry News, where he covered new product as well as the latest industry news. Prior to BRAIN, Lesser worked as a mechanic in a number of shops, including North Star Cyclery and Earl’s Cyclery and Fitness—both in Burlington, Vermont—and Cutting Edge, a multi-sport specialty shop in Berlin, Connecticut.
Lesser graduated from the University of Vermont in 2002 with a bachelor’s in political science. In addition to his time at BRAIN, his journalism experience includes a stint at the Columbia Journalism Review, a publication of Columbia University’s graduate school of journalism based in New York City. He also has worked as a freelancer for several publications.
Lesser will handle all new product submissions, as well as long-term gear reviews. He can be reached by phone at (949) 661-5185, or by email at email@example.com.
I’ve known Chris for about two years now and have had on and off contact with him and was supremely happy when he reluctantly agreed to join us here at the Krew. Due to his “real” job, Chris will likely be posting very infrequently, but I promised to keep his seat warm for him. I consider Chris a friend as much as an indsutry wanker and am really happy for his new role and I know that he will do it exceptionally well. Makes me wish I made products he could test…
Lesser; I’m proud of you and very happy for you. Now stop slackin’ and start postin’!
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