Andres is the Colombian founder and owner of DIRTy Squirrels Racing Team and has a long track record in the cycling world in the discipline of Cross Country and as a bicycle mechanic.
Andres has 22 years of experience as a cyclist. A competitive racer on the dirt, road and cyclocross since the age of 14, Gutierrez amassed victories in various countries throughout his racing career. He is also a member of the PBMA Professional Bicycle Association.
His current mechanic certifications include: Barnett Bicycle Institute, USA Cycling Race Mechanic, Sram Technical University, Shimano T.E.C, Cannondale School, Campy School, PBMA Mechanic Certification and the list goes on.
In 2017 Andres was part of the mechanical team for the USA Cycling Track Team in the Tissot UCI Track Cycling World Cup.
In 2019 he was the personal mechanic for Vlad Dascalu, U23 World XC Champion in the 2019 UCI Mountain Bike World Championship in Mont-Saint-Anne, Canada and the team mechanic for Brujula Bike Racing Team. He also works for Neutral Race Support (NRS).
Andres is the 2018 and 2019 Illinois State MTB Champion.
When he is not racing or working at racing events, he is working on either his own or his wife's bikes, making sure they are ready for the next race.