Join us as we give you a little insight into the people that make up TTRNO.  Our first profile Jen Sharp, TTRNO's longest tenured staff member who does not have the Materne last name.

If you have purchase a bike or a part from us Jen makes sure everything behind the scenes runs smoothly.


Write a small bio about yourself

I grew up in small-town Ohio, then left for the big city of St. Louis when I was 18. I have a BA in studio art from Webster University and an MLIS from LSU in archives management. Previous jobs include Renaissance Festival hawking and crème brûlée slinging. I like traveling, taking photos, making books, scootering, and taking advantage of all New Orleans has to offer.

When did you start working at TTRNO?

May 2004

What's your favorite thing about riding?

Only taking up as much space as I need to propel myself forward.

What do you ride?

Vespa GT 200

What's your dream bike?

Vespa GTS 300

Who is your favorite racer?

me, on Baronne Street

Name 3 interesting things you have done

*slept in an abandoned church in Chattanooga

*rode my ET4 to Abita Springs on I-10, alone

*drove over 700 miles, slept in the back of my Jeep, and made it to work only four minutes late the next day for a concert in Oxford, MS

Most played song on your iPod

Neko Case's Star Witness

What's your favorite TV show

Arrested Development

What's your favorite hangout?

Love Lost Lounge

If zombies were attacking, which of the following weapons would you choose?


linked sausage

toothpicks and a straw

duct tape


What's your favorite movie?


Do you have a pet? If so, what is its name?

cat, Lanka

Design your dream pizza.

red sauce, mozzarella cheese , spinach, roasted red peppers, feta, tomatoes

What are your nicknames?


Do you have any siblings?


What celebrity would you most like to meet?

Ellen Degeneres

What do you want the epitaph on your tombstone to be?

life was funny

If you could possess one super-human power, which would it be?




read minds