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Bike repair deemed an ‘essential service’ during statewide stay-home order

Most people are required to stay inside under Washington State’s just-announced “stay home, stay healthy” order. Similar to the “shelter in place” orders in other cities and states, Jay Inslee announced further restrictions on activities and businesses that are allowed … Continue reading

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Electric Lady’s Alex Kostelnik on why he’s closing the Central District e-bike shop

Alex Kostelnik is getting out of the e-bike showroom business. After nearly three years on the front lines of a volatile e-bike industry, selling shiny new bikes out of the Central District’s Electric Lady, he finds himself looking longingly up … Continue reading

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20/20 Cycle owner plans Central District electric cargo bike shop: Electric Lady

Alex Kostelnik built 20/20 Cycle out of little more than a couple maxed out credit cards and a serous desire to create a bike shop in the Central District focused on getting any old bike rolling again. Perhaps more than … Continue reading

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PUBLIC Bikes now open on Capitol Hill

I just swung by the PUBLIC Bikes shop at Pine and Summit, and the crew there is mopping the floors and putting the final touches on the renovated shop space. They opened quietly this afternoon, and their grand opening party … Continue reading

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‘We cater to moms with duct-taped Burley trailers with their kids inside on their way to Montessori school’

Cycling Illustrated recently interviewed Alex Kostennik, owner of 20/20 Cycle in the Central District (which happens to be my local bike shop). 20/20 is a welcoming, laid back shop, and the people who work there are really just interested in … Continue reading

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