Jonny Atencio

Jonny Atencio

Salt Shaker, Utah

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Jon's Passions

Biking
Skiing

Jon's Bio

Born in the thriving metropolis of Ogden, Utah Jonny "A" Atencio is no stranger to the mountains.

Once, in Idaho, he caught a wild steelhead with a piece of dental floss and a strip of bacon- He befriended the steelhead and then trained it to hunt down and retrieve smaller fish for his sustenance.

He has been sighted in more than one VIP lounge, sprawled out on the couch, PBR in hand- even though they were only serving Belvedere and Cristal

His training regime is extreme: some say, a bit too extreme, in fact, it is often referred to in all caps. EXTREME.

Using only a can of Adobe sauce, some fresh garlic cloves, a pork roast and a book of matches, he made an award winning Barbacoa Pork that was on the Today show- Al Roaker really enjoyed it.

As you can see, his beard is a mix between weak and not so good-

He has worked for the Secret Service, the FBI, and Interpool at the same time, from a remote location- it got to be too crazy for him

He has 4 pairs of Blundstone's, and rotates between them weekly. People think he has dozens of them.

He is addicted to Green Chile.

He is American.

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Jonny Atencio wrote a review of on August 20, 2014

5 5

Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

This bike is a timeless beauty. The attention to detail is impeccable. I absolutely love this bike! It is quick, light and nimble. It's a real crowd pleaser, not that that is an important thing- but people do really trip out on this bike. Check out what Aaron Gulley at Outside Magazine had to say after riding it for a few months.
http://www.outsideonline.com/outdoor-gear/gear-shed/cycle-life/The-Six-Month-Test-Merlin-XLM-29.html

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Jonny Atencio wrote a review of on July 24, 2014

5 5

Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

I have this light on my bars, and a Diablo MK5 on my helmet. This combo is seriously amazing. Well made, no hassles with a battery pack and wires. People trip out when you ride up on them- you have to turn it all the way down, or people thing a train is about to pass them. I love these lights!

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Jonny Atencio wrote a review of on May 16, 2014

5 5

Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
Fit: True to size

You know when you get a shirt and everything about it is just right? Arcteryx does not disappoint with this piece. The fit, the styling, the details of this polo are all on point. The only con I'd have to say is that they don't have as many colors as I'd like to see. I could easily donate all of my other polo shirts to the homeless shelter, and only wear these. Treat yourself right, get some. After writing this review, I am going get myself another one!

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Jonny Atencio wrote a review of on January 6, 2014

4 5

Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
Fit: True to size

If you like blundstone boots or other pull on work boots, you'll dig this Sorel's. You can wear them in the winter treachery, and still walk into your dinner/ business meeting an not look like an Arctic explorer with your giant lace up winter boots. They could be a bit warmer, but overall I love them.

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Jonny Atencio wrote a review of on December 13, 2013

4 5

Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
Fit: True to size

My kids love these boots, the easy on and easy off makes the process of going out faster. We live in Salt Lake so it really doesn't get that cold, so these work out perfectly. If you lived in an area where it was consistently in the teens or below- I'd get a warmer Sorel type boot.

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Jonny Atencio wrote a review of on September 10, 2013

5 5

Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

This cool kit works like a charm. The days of putting glue on tube and waiting for it to vulcanize are in the past. I can't say enough good things about this little kit. GET ONE.

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Jonny Atencio wrote a review of on March 6, 2013

4 5

I have been skiing in this all year, it really is awesome. Perfect for a base layer, I generally only wear this and shell pants and jacket. If its really cold I throw on a insulated top. I usually try to get my "business" taken care of in the morning before putting this on, because it is a bit of a pain if you have to do so later in the day. That is the only downside of sweet piece. For the price its a killer deal.

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Jonny Atencio wrote a review of on January 28, 2013

5 5

Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

For me, I really wanted to have a mitten for colder days and one that has a short cuff that you can tuck into your jacket. This is perfect for what I was looking for. It is made with bomber materials and is a first class product. I don't see this being my everyday ski glove because on days that are above freezing, it gets a bit toasty and I get sweaty hands. For everyday use, I have been using the Hestra Vertical Cut Freeride gloves. I am a big fan of Hestra products, and they have always handled the abuse that I dish out on them. Get some, you too will become a life long supporter.

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