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Chris Kvale's bicycle framebuilding shop burned out in MN

Old 05-31-20, 06:45 AM
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Chris Kvale's bicycle framebuilding shop burned out in MN

Seen on bicycle forum Velocipede Salon:

Chris Kvale's bicycle framebuilding shop https://www.chriskvalecycles.com suffered major collateral damage as a result of the May 28th, 2020 riots in Minneapolis. Fire, smoke and water ruined much of his equipment. The entire (large) building that houses his shop is likely a complete loss.

$10, $20... anything would be deeply appreciated.

We all want Chris to keep building and repairing the frames we love, so if it feels appropriate to contribute a little something to this campaign, it would be great.

Of course, physical labor will also be welcome when a site is chosen for his new headquarters!

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Senseless. Just awful to see how violence begets destruction.
Hopefully he is able to salvage more than initially thought and can get back into working.
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Originally Posted by eflayer View Post
Seen on bicycle forum Velocipede Salon:

Chris Kvale's bicycle framebuilding shop https://www.chriskvalecycles.com suffered major collateral damage as a result of the May 28th, 2020 riots in Minneapolis. Fire, smoke and water ruined much of his equipment. The entire (large) building that houses his shop is likely a complete loss.

$10, $20... anything would be deeply appreciated.

We all want Chris to keep building and repairing the frames we love, so if it feels appropriate to contribute a little something to this campaign, it would be great.

Of course, physical labor will also be welcome when a site is chosen for his new headquarters!
truly sad.

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insurance covering his losses, so all donations being refunded

as of today.
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as of today.
Signal boost to for folks wishing to support other businesses in the area who won't be as fortunate as Chris.
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