Minneapolis trip highlights – soul of the US bike industry
June 14, 2012 4 Comments
I just realized that I hadn’t shared these photos from a trip from this past winter which gave me an incredible look into the behind-the-scenes action of the USA bike industry. Three of us from MSU Bikes (myself, Melissa Kwiatkowski, Asst. Mgr. and John Bieda, Service Mgr.) went to two industry conferences in the Minneapolis area in February: Quality Bike Products’ Frost Bike and Park Tool’s Tech Summit. QBP is the largest bike parts/ accessories distributor in the USA, and Park Tools is, as most in the bike shop business know, is the leading manufacturer of bike shop tools:
I’ll post more pics from the very cool bike shops and other bike facilities we saw while in Minneapolis soon.