Man seeking man

Mike Simmons

  • Policy director, City of Chicago
  • Age: 30
  • From: Lincoln Square
  • Lives in: Uptown

When he’s not shaping the city’s path, Simmons is pedaling on it. His bikes are a tricked-out racer that he takes on the 200-mile Ride for AIDS each summer and an old Trek that he bought at age 15 (it was his first purchase over $100). Simmons and his grandmother are working on their family tree.

His type: Warm, eclectic guys with a solid sense of self

Conversation starter: Music; he’s researching the birth of American blues.

Photo and video by The Barkers