Pete Bigelow is an Associate Editor for AOL Autos. He joined the company in January 2012 after working as an online reporter for Changing Gears, a public radio project that examined the reinvention of the Midwest economy. Prior to that, his roots were in sports journalism. A New Jersey native and 1998 graduate of Rutgers University, he covered the Denver Broncos for a newspaper in suburban Denver until 2006, when he moved east and handled Michigan Football coverage for The Ann Arbor News and AnnArbor.com Not a gearhead by nature, he's nonetheless got some experience in the transportation industry - Pete is a licensed commercial pilot and one-time certified flight instructor. He actually admits to being a Cleveland Browns fan, and lives in Dexter, Mi., with his wife and three children.