Tag Archives: Trek

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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Judge dismisses New York bike lane lawsuit. NY commuting up.

A lawsuit to eliminate New York’s Prospect Park West bike lane is dismissed. Judge says “Merely not liking a change is no basis for a frivolous lawsuit to reverse it.” (Streetsblog) The number of bicycle commuters in the city of … Continue reading

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Trek takes orders. Sales drop in Netherlands. Spoking a car wheel

What happens if the U.S. kills the federal gas tax? (Infrastructurist) Trek to warehouse and fulfill orders placed on dealer websites. (Bicycle Retailer) That includes orders for Trek bikes. (Bike Europe) Bicycle sales in the Netherlands dropped 23% in June. … Continue reading

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Rob English doubles up Down Under

Bicycles come, bicycles go. (So do websites, which will eventually break a couple of the links in this article.) Two Bike Friday machines departed the production world in 2007: the SatRDay recumbent (a used one was listed on Green Gear’s … Continue reading

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