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Denver's Courier Veterans

By Jen Hurricane

Photography by Lenny Maiorani

The life of a bicycle courier—seems as though they don’t have a care in the world. Riding with cup of coffee in hand, saying snarky things in the elevator, slicin’ it through every nook and cranny of the city. Denver’s finest hustlers recently sat down for some tales from decades spent in the business.


Marcus Garcia
AGE: 44
Native to Denver, Marcus has spent 22 years as a bicycle courier and has seen it all.

Sam Turner
AGE: 41
Known as the artist behind some of Denver’s finest alleycat fliers, Sam has 12 years of experience working deliveries.

AGE: 35
Originally from Chicago, Punchy has spent some 11 years in the game.