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QBP Women's Scholarship

2014 Women’s Bike Mechanic Scholarship

In its second year, the Women’s Bike Mechanic Scholarship program is helping change the face of the bike industry. The program is geared towards bike shop girls only; awarding ten full scholarships to current bike shop girls to attend a two week, in-depth, bike mechanics school!

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Last Weekend: Fairplay, Breckenridge & Frisco

  Last weekend I had the opportunity to frolic in the mountains with my wife and a couple of friends. We had perfect timing to see the Aspen’s leaves changing and somehow lucked out all weekend on gorgeous weather. If you are ever looking for a great weekend trip, or even a long day trip, check out the bike path from Breckenridge to Frisco (or beyond!)

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Type A

Conversations With My Type A Self

One reason I backed away from the ad agency life was to slow down, be less competitive and rely less on those “Type A” personality traits. I really want to remember to enjoy the scenery around me! With that in mind, I had a very difficult debate with myself yesterday about over-doing things. It is in my competitive nature to strive for big goals, be motivated to push…

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Interbike: What Did I Miss?

Somehow I snuck out of going to Interbike this year. While I really missed seeing so many of my bike industry friends, it was a relief to not have to visit Vegas and a trade show! Need your fix of new bike goodness? Here are some of my favorite sources: BikeRumor The Radavist Bike Magazine Urban Velo Bicycle Times Singletracks  

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Buffalo Creek

Review: Buffalo Creek Mountain Biking

Back in mid-July, Emily and I finally made the quick trip to Buffalo Creek for some mountain biking. This trail system has a lot of hype around it and within a few miles of our route I realized why.

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1,000 Posts Brings Me Back to the Bike Shop

1,000 posts since starting this site in July of 2009 and I find it very fitting as I will be going back in to the bike shop life this coming Monday as the general manager of all things management at Salvagetti Bicycle Workshop here in Denver, Colorado.

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