Following a successful and prolific professional racing career. Bruno’s last racing season was 2011 with Barbot – Efapel, a Portuguese UCI Continental Team, where he suffered in the mountains of Spain and Portugal with the world’s best in competitions like Castilla y Leon, Vuelta Asturias, Tour of Algarve, Tour of Portugal, Vuelta a Rioja, & GP Llodio, competing against the likes of Alberto Contador, Tony Martin, Andre Greipel, Rui Costa, Ryder Hesjedal, John Degenkolb, Tiago Machado, Andre Cardoso and Samuel Sanchez.
Bruno is has enormous experience on the bike as a rider, bike fitter himself and coach. He’s known for his detail-obsessed ‘It gets done right or it’s not worth doing’ attitude. Bruno recently returned to pedaling form after a nice little break from racing.
Bruno is a fully insured USA Cycling Coach w/Safe Sport Training Certification.
At the age of 11, Bruno began racing mountain bikes and cyclocross which eventually led to the world of road racing. By the age of 16 he had won over 50 races, racing both domestically and internationally for Road and selected to the Portuguese National Team for the XC World Championships in Kaprun, Austria.
Upon turning 18 Bruno dedicated himself 100% to road racing where he was promoted to a Portuguese National U-23 Team. With his team he was able to get two wins and a second place podium and 6th & 4th overall in the U-23 Tour of Portugal, plus a Bronze Medal at the National Championship.
“Over the years in the peloton, I have learned how to train efficiently and maximize my potential. One of the most important lessons was how to recover effectively.” – Bruno Pinto
My name is Bruno Pinto and I would like to use my knowledge and experiences to help you with your journey.
Founder of BIKERIDERS, the precursor to Gruppo Stelvio, Mike Sherry brings over 2 decades of endurance sport experience to the fitting and coaching business. Beginning his career in athletics as a swimmer, Mike moved on to MTB and Triathlon in the ‘90s before ultimately focusing his work on Road Racing and Cyclocross. His extensive experience in so many of the cycling disciplines inspired his renowned fitting system and a loyal following.
In 2005, Mike partnered with Performance Labs HC, a high-end training and biomechanics service, where he served as its New York Director for 6 years, working exclusively on performance systems as a master bike fitter. During his time at PLHC, he also founded and managed Sherry Sports Mgmt Inc, operating the Empire Cycling, AXA Equitable Cycling, and Stan’s NoTubes / AXA Equitable Cycling teams from 2006 to 2012. The programs garnered high-profile professional victories, national titles, and helped to develop the next generation of talented young riders.
Mike continues his role as master bike fitter with Fittings at Gruppo Stelvio by BIKERIDERS, the premium one stop shop for cycling, providing customized bike fitting, testing, maintenance, repairs and one-on-one care in the convenience of customer’s homes. When he’s not on two wheels, Mike can be found playing music and enjoying New York with his two young children and wife Angela.
Daniel is a former Czech National Team rider and a current US Cat 1 racer. Between his decades of elite bike racing and his background in woodwork and high-end architectural fabrication, Daniel’s cycling service expertise is second to none. Daniel designed the Gruppo Stelvio Concierge Service Course and developed the systems to keep the mechanical services department running swiftly and smoothly. Beyond his contributions in design, operations, and service management, Daniel has extensive bike fit experience. After bike racing, his favorite hobby is motorcycle riding.
Daniel is directly responsible for all items being sold under our “Sell your stuff” portal.
“I can safely say that my knee and shoulder pain was virtually gone as a result of mike’s fit.”
“My tune-up was, in a word, amazing. Not only did they pick up and deliver my bike (hello busy NYers) but had it back to me within 48-hours.”
“Professional, knowledgeable and very customer-friendly. I’m looking forward to continuing the process.”
“Great LT test from Mike in his great new space. Highly recommend!”
“Love the new location! … Got to the new super hip Brooklyn location faster than I could have ridden over the GWB.”
“Mike was attentive, focused and friendly throughout the test which made it fun!”
“it was clear all that exacting attention paid off. Thanks, Mike!”
“I felt complete confidence in mike’s skills!”
“No problems since then. Well worth 2 hours and the price.”
“Best money you’ll ever spend on your bike!”
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