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Old 03-13-08, 12:47 PM   #1
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Silicon Valley's Cult Ride

March 17, 2008 issue of Fortune (the one with Steve Jobs on the cover), has an article about Brent Steelman and the Woodside Loop. I see a dark silver Steelman on Foothill occasionally, but if you want one, first Brent has to "like you":

"There are certain people I get the wrong vibe from, and I just don't deal with them."

and you'll be waiting for awhile:

"The work is painstaking: It takes at least six months for Steelman to complete an order, meaning he makes only 50 bikes a year."

I loved this quote from the article:

"- he favors traditional steel over carbon because it gives his bikes the feel of a road-gripping Porsche vs. a smooth-riding Lexus"

And I always thought people wanted steel because of its smooth ride

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And I always thought people wanted steel because of it's smooth ride

Steel makes a lively ride.
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