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Shift Up with Bike Shop Girl

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Mar 1, 2018

Digging in with Aaron Naparstek of Streetsblog who blew the lid off Vista Outdoors, owner of many large cycling companies, Bell, Giro, Blackburn, Copilot, etc., sponsoring the NRA and NRATV. As Aaron dug in he realized that Vista Outdoors also has PAC that gives money to the main Utah politicians trying to privatize public land in Utah. This is the fight that REI is very vocal in fighting, and yet they carry a lot of product from Vista Outdoors brands. 
Wherever you sit on this issue, we would love to hear from you! Find links to Aaron's findings at