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Shift Up with Bike Shop Girl

Welcome to the Shift Up podcast with Bike Shop Girl. A bicycle industry podcast focused on building a better bike industry and getting more people on bikes. Join us as we learn about brand stories, innovations, and the latest trends that are growing the bicycle industry.

Mar 27, 2018

The Professional Bicycle Mechanics Association is a fairly new nonprofit helping create better standards for service in the bicycle industry and defining what it means to be a professional bike industry mechanic. Join us as we talk with James Stanfill, President of the PBMA, to learn about the association and how...

Mar 20, 2018

We talk with Patrick Stephenson from 30 Days of Biking about his April biking challenge and how you can use it to get your current and potential customers biking more in April. 

Mar 13, 2018

Listen along as we talk with Eric Bjorling, Brand Manager of Trek Bicycles, about the MOST important topic we can tackle, cycling safety. Learn about Trek’s safety research, new products, and the bicycle to vehicle technology they are currently working on. 
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Mar 6, 2018

QBP recently announced a community grant program to help support their bike dealers. This was a very fitting episode to record after the Vista Outdoors episode as it is very much focused on brands, dealers, and a distributor focused on paying it forward and putting their money back into getting more people on bikes. The...

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...