Glen Byrne (aka The Great Pumpkin, aka Burnsey) hails from East Anglia, United Kingdom. He moved with his family from Ireland to England when he was 5 years old. He rides bikes in the rain. He drinks beer in the rain. On Saturday, he made the 25 1/2 hour trip from East Anglia, U.K. to Tucson, Arizona. He's here for a visit & the 24 hours In The Old Pueblo.
Likes: Pumpkin Lib Balm, Women, & Lager
Magellan: Is it true that you are the "god father" of the Sonoran Pirates?
Burnsey: No, I'm the "god father" of soul.
Note: Burnsey did introduce Megellan & El LA to mountain biking in the forest of Thetford, UK (no-where) near Robin Hood's stomping grounds.
M: What do you think about the U.S.A. so far?
B: Everything wants to kill you and there are lot of places to eat.
Note: Burnsey visited the Sonoran Desert Museum where he noticed that all desert creatures are pretty marly. He also saw an old guy with a pistol on his belt in Safeway and a "knife" vendor on the side of the road.
M: What kind of bike do you ride?
B: Cube Stereo Pro
M: What the hell is that?
B: Cube is a German bike company. You can't go wrong with German engineering.
M: What's the #1. biggest thing in your life?
B: Easy, gotta be my 8 year old son, Kiernan.
M: Is it true that since Brad Pitt trained for the movie Snatch in Red Lodge that you often are mistaken for him?
Note: Red Lodge is just a couple from miles Burnsey's stomping ground in Mildenhall, England
M: Do you like dags?
M: Yeah, Dags.
B: Oh, Dogs, yeah I Iike Dogs.
M: Anything else you want to tell the world.
B: Just get on with it.
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