Tag Archives: Trek

You should be dancing. 30 days of biking, #12

You got the heels. The top. The skirt. All the hair on your head? You grew it yourself. Yes, you did. You have no idea how to two step—it seems to have something to do with feet—but you do a … Continue reading

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Peoria-born business gets ready to move next to its customers on the Rock Island Trail

Good to see a locally owned business going in next to Peoria’s local trail. Continue reading

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Chicago changes lanes. State of the Bike. And video of Oregon’s Old West Scenic Bikeway

For someone used to the geological pace of bicycle infrastructure changes in Peoria, the speed of recent developments in Chicago is unbelievable. I mean, come on, people in Portland and Seattle are jealous of the Windy City now. (Green Lane … Continue reading

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Trek hiring. Tern training. Human-powered woodworking tools

Looking for a job? Trek listed 45 positions on its website in early May, everything from mechanic at a Trek store to international logistics specialist to electrical engineer. Among the reasons Trek says it’s a great place to work? “First … Continue reading

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After the boom: Ray Keener talks bicycles in the 1970s and business today

In 1981, Vitesse Cycle Shop of Normal, Illinois, opened a satellite store in Peoria Heights, Illinois. I was fresh from an abortive attempt at a journalism career, and I had always enjoyed bicycles, so I signed on as a mechanic … Continue reading

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