249 F St Salida CO 81201 us

Mike Ryan

Mike and his wife Gail started Mikes Garage in March of 2012, after moving from Chicago. Mike and close friend Chris Storlie founded Fast Auto Center in Bentonville, AR in 1998, and Fast is still going strong after 19 years under Chris' management.

   Mike studied Diesel Technology, earning an Associates Degree from Wyo Tech in 1986. Mike is a Ford Master Tech, ASE Master Tech, and studied Business at WCC in Illinois.

   When Mike gets away from the shop, it's Drag Racing,  Skiing or Hiking/ Biking with Gail and dog Zorba.

   Andy is our "young gun". He came to Mikes Garage with an unusual amount of experience as a young man. He studied Auto Tech at Salida High School, earned a scholarship from UTI at a state automotive competition, and Finished his training at UTI in Phoenix. He has been plowing through the ASE tests on his way to Master Tech Certification.

   When Andy is not under a hood (rarely), he enjoys time with family and friends Camping and 4 wheeling in the Colorado Mountains.

   Mike Ross is our Service Manager and all-around go to Tech. He has more than 22 Years of experience in auto repair, studied at UTI, and is ASE Certified. Mike is a Marine who served in Fallujah during Operation Iraqi Freedom.

   You may recognize Mike from his time with Dwyers Car Care in Buena Vista, we are proud to have him here with us.

   When Mike is not working, he enjoys Fishing, Camping, Hunting and Racing, but mostly enjoys spending time with his wife and kids.


Mike Ross

Andy Kien