Check this out...
Check this out...
As they say, the way to make a small fortune in the bike-shop business is to start out with a big fortune...
I bought a bike from this shop last year, he was talking then about moving to Texas were he could ride year round.
1988 Cannondale ST400
It's always been a dream of mine, to own a small bike shop like that. But I realize I'm a terrible businessman and would probably be belly-up in a matter of months. I'm good with bikes, but with business...not so much.
Most economic fallacies derive from the tendency to assume that there is a fixed pie, that one party can gain only at the expense of another.....Milton Friedman
No price, does it include the real estate or do you have to pay rent? A nice thought, owning a bike shop, but beware if you try to make a living out of what you love, it usually changes something for you. I loved boats and started a boating business. I make a great living at it but do not like boats anymore, would rather be on my bike than on a boat.
"ready to navigate"
He who owns a shop doesn't get to ride much. Learned that in 1975.
Not quite what I'm looking for. My shop will carry bikes, books, stereo equipment, binoculars, telescopes, and will be open by appointment or whenever I show up.
"Too often I would hear men boast of the miles covered that day, rarely of what they had seen." Louis L'Amour
There are two types of road bikers: bikers who are faster than me, and me. Bruce Cameron - Denver Post
Bugger career change. I don't even want a career. I just want some sort of regular occupation which involves a kind person giving me money for doing stuff.
unemployed with the 'amazing vanishing bank balance'
I had a good bike ... so I FIXED it
A conclusion is the place where you got tired of thinking. - S. Wright
Favorite rides in the stable: Indy Fab CJ Ti - Colnago MXL - S-Works Roubaix - Habanero Team Issue - Jamis Eclipse carbon/831