As we move more and more into the Outdoor Gear world, thee is no denying that REI’s 10% Dividend (aka discount) looms large for the smaller players in the retail world.
On May 7th, 718 Employees and some adventurous customer made their was from NYC to Pittsburgh to start our Spring Tour. It was an unsupported affair from Pittsburgh to Washington DC via the Great Allegheny Passage (GAP) and Chesapeake and Ohio (C&O) Canal Towpath. This trip was "unsupported", meaning
Like most events at 718 Cyclery, Dirt Jam was born out of some random ideas, and the desire to bring people together who enjoy off-road riding. The random idea was to put on a race/event that was more of a fun celebration than just a race. Location was Cunningham Park in Queens, NYC.
Why would we ever want to cut out from under us the one real leg we have to sta nd on?" This time of year (winter), it always seems a lot of shops offer tune-up deals. Is the idea is to bring in more work and get paid less for it? What is the point of that? Doesn't that get you back to where you started?