Last year, a friend of mine told me about this program called Ride For Reading. He participated in a delivery of books to kids via bikes at Interbike in Las Vegas and said it was an amazing experience. I looked into the program, whose mission is to promote literacy and healthy living through the distribution […]
We’ve been open for 3 weeks now, and even with this crappy weather, I can’t complain about business. The office is full of bikes in need of a little love, and we’re pumping them out, one after the other. The neighborhood folks have been so kind and gracious, often telling us how happy they are […]
All the hard work from the last 6 weeks has paid off. WE ARE OPEN! Saturday, Dominic got to the shop early, and when I arrived at noon, there were quite a few people in the shop. Carlin from SCORE, who has guided me the entire way of opening a business, was at the register […]
As a result of knowing what to do in all those times of crisis. STFUaP.
Today John and Dom finished the door. It’s our full security front door, made completely of welded chainrings to cover the glass. The build wasn’t easy but it sure does look awesome now that it’s together. John spent a ton of time getting the chainrings welded down, then, between he and Dominic it was hoisted into place yesterday, […]
Duing the Summer of 2012, WHY? filmed their music video “Strawberries” during the Northside 4th of July Parade. Dom is in there at about :51 pulling flatland tricks as part of the parade. Pretty cool.
I don’t know how many times I have gone in to a bike shop, and ended up spending an hour standing there on my feet, bullshitting with the people who work there. It was always frustrating to me that I never had a place to sit unless I sat behind the counter, which usually wasn’t […]