Board Vice-Chair - Eddie Shirey

                                                                                                              

 

A son of the South, Eddie Shirey, never ranged too far for long.  His earliest bicycle memories are South Georgia summers spent riding his hand-me-down balloon-tire bicycle on seemingly endless adventures down shaded lanes beneath towering pines to fish in his Granddad’s ponds. With a B.S.Ed. degree in Industrial Arts Education of the University of Georgia and then a Master’s degree in Trade and Industrial Education at Georgia State University, Eddie taught for 8 years before starting a business in cabinetmaking.  37 years later, he is still an entrepreneur and cabinetmaker. Eddie has served as President of the Covington-Conyers Cycling Club & as the Chairman of the local advocacy group Conyers-Rockdale Bike & Trail Coalition (CRBTC).  He is a member of the League of American Bicyclists and is a League Cycling Instructor (LCI).  An avid bicycle tourer, Eddie is the author of the definitive book on bicycle touring between Atlanta and Savannah, “Atlanta to Savannah, a cyclist’s guidebook.”