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One year after the Greenwood explosion, G&O Family Cyclery opens its new home

It’s been a very long and hard year for many Greenwood businesses damaged or destroyed by the March 9, 2016, natural gas explosion. Many are still struggling to hang on while insurance companies and Puget Sound Energy delay and haggle … Continue reading

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Eat dinner and talk about grassroots bicycle movements Monday

For years, Microcosm Publishing’s Elly Blue and Joe Biel have been traveling the country with chef Joshua Ploeg to make dinner and talk with local people working to improve their communities through bicycling. They have collected these stories of grassroots … Continue reading

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Specialized apologizes for ‘better bike shop’ ad on wreckage of Greenwood bike shop

The bicycle giant Specialized apologized today after G&O Family Cyclery tweeted photos of a street advertising campaign pasted on the wreckage of their former Greenwood shop that says, “BETTER BIKES COME FROM BETTER BIKE SHOPS.” G&O was severely damaged in … Continue reading

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G&O Family Cyclery finds new temporary Greenwood home

Great news from G&O Family Cyclery today: They found a new temporary home just a block north from their old spot that was severely damaged in the Greenwood gas explosion last month. Not sure if they were going to be … Continue reading

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Join us at Peddler Brewing tonight for a Party to Save G&O Family Cyclery

Tonight, you can drink beer, win prizes and save a Seattle family bike shop all the at the same time. How? Join Peddler Brewing, Seattle Bike Blog and Familybike Seattle from 5–10 p.m. at Peddler Brewing Company for a fundraiser … Continue reading

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A big effort is underway to save G&O Family Cyclery after the Greenwood explosion

NOTE: G&O Family Cyclery is not only a Seattle Bike Blog advertiser, but co-owner Davey Oil is a close friend. He even officiated my wedding (and was amazing). I note this for disclosure, but also to emphasize that this shop … Continue reading

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