Category Archives: Business

Banner Day for Advertising

According to experts, the average American is exposed to 4,000 ads per day. But let’s face it: There’s not a lot of rigor to that estimate. Some say the number is closer to 5,000. Others say 10,000. The truth? The … Continue reading

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Yuskauskas, still nice, now Peter from Brompton

I finally met Peter Yuskauskas, a tall and enthusiastic folding bike promoter, back in February 2018 at the Chicagoland Area Bicycle Dealers Association (CABDA) Expo in Schaumburg, Illinois. When I wrote about Peter from NYCeWheels in 2011, he worked for … Continue reading

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They shoot old bicycle stories, don’t they?

I may be a bicycling dinosaur, but I know dinosaurs with older stories than mine. Continue reading

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Loose Screws Bicycle Parts. The past has a future again

“Loose Screws is bucking the general direction for bicycles. But we won’t compromise what we do.” Continue reading

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Word on the street: Al Cappello, Portapedal Bike, Tempe, Arizona

“When I get a phone call here, it’s somebody saying, hey, I love the bike, I want to order one for my wife. In architecture it’s hey, one of you guys made a mistake in the dimensions, and it’s a $25,000 mistake. Who’s going to pay for it?” Continue reading

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Word on the street: Bill Tracy, Metro Cyclery, San Diego

“I live in the east part of San Diego County. I drive down the hill from Alpine to El Cajon and then ride the bike in from there. My commute into work is 20 miles one way, and there are a couple-three decent hills in there. For five months I was riding a two-speed Brompton.” Continue reading

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Word on the street: Brad Nauman

“I think that cycling is important for everybody to do, and Bike Peoria seems to have the best grip on the city in terms of getting things done.” –Brad Nauman Continue reading

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