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Old 03-27-13, 06:07 PM   #1
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New PT Job@ my LBS!

So being semi-retired I started working at the local Home Depot about 20 hours a week. Then recently our LBS ,which has 3 stores, was looking for some seasonal help. I know these guys since taking a few classes there and buying 2 bikes and with their help built up my Serotta last fall. So I stopped in today to talk about the potential of some PT work and I will be starting with 2 days per week! I can probably get more if I wish but I also said I would not be available for July as my wife and I are going to Denmark for a cycling trip. Since no one else is really into touring they said I might be the "go to guy"!
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Old 03-27-13, 06:30 PM   #2
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That is great, a nice PT job doing anything at our LBS would be fantastic. Between Home Depot and an LBS I wouldn't have a paycheck to take home I'm afraid, Tools and bike parts, my two favorite purchases, when I have a little change to spare. Let us know how the PT job goes as well as the Denmark trip, pics will be required, of course.

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Old 03-27-13, 06:41 PM   #3
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After the schools let out, I'm approaching my LBS to see if I can work for store credit. Heck, I'll volunteer a few hours a week just for the experience.
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Old 03-27-13, 06:44 PM   #4
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Good for you man. My LBS owner is a friend of mine & I love hanging out there. I just wonder how much I will have to pay him to work there, ha.
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Old 03-27-13, 06:46 PM   #5
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Given my frequent need for rehab, I thought PT=Physical Therapy, and I was wondering how that was going to work out at the LBS. (Massage table in the back room?) Glad you cleared that up. I'd like to work in a bike shop, wrenching rather than sales, tho I am woefully underqualified. Good luck in the new position.
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Old 03-27-13, 07:10 PM   #6
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Working PT at an LBS just seems like a dream job for us older folks. Nice catch!
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