Mission Bike Portraits is an ongoing series featuring bike owners who share what their bikes mean to them.

Check out the first portraits here.

Noah Guy, 35

“I use it way too much, sometimes you want to wear a suit and it doesn’t look so good biking with it.”

Claudia P.

“Biking is a way of life and a philosophy.”

Charlotte Herzig, 26

“Bikes are cheaper, faster and more beautiful.”

Richard, 30

“I haven’t had an accident for a long time, now that we have bike lanes.”

Johnni Fellman, 44

“I bike for transportation. I have never gotten into an accident, luckily. ”