Shop Staff


Andy Howard

Owner/Lead Mechanic/Founder of The Hub Cyclery

Andy founded The Hub over a decade ago while still a Geography undergraduate student at Texas State University. Over the years he has been fortunate enough to follow his passion of helping people with all things cycling. With a background in marine mechanics, Andy brings a fresh perspective to service and repair. Specializing in wheel building, Andy has developed an efficient, reliable service department. Recently, Andy completed his MBA at Texas State University.


Benjamin Peck


Ben attended UBI and is a certified Olympic Bicycle Mechanic. With many years of mechanic experience both in the United States and Europe, there isn’t much that he hasn’t seen or worked on. He is our go-to at the shop for repairing damaged steel frames. Benjamin also fabricates custom bicycle frames (Benjamin Cycles), which you can view at his website.


Kevin Girkins


Kevin is a professional racer for the Elevate KHS Pro Cycling Team and an experienced mechanic. His racing background combined with his cycling industry knowledge makes Kevin a great resource to have in the shop.


Benny Rice

Sales Associate

A founding member and former mountain bike racer from the San Marcos High School cycling team, Benny has traveled the country by bike and has a wealth of knowledge regarding bike touring and bikepacking. Benny can help you find the perfect bike and accessories for whatever your needs may be.