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Epicenter Cycling in Aptos, where things are jumping

In Bicycling on January 4, 2010 at 2:35 pm

If location and name mean anything in the bike business, Epicenter Cycling is golden. The new shop sprung up in a prominent corner of the rustic Aptos shopping mall. If you’re headed up to Forest of Nisene Marks or over to the Post Office jump park, you can’t miss Epicenter Cycling.

Plus it’s practically within hucking distance of the epicenter of the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake, the last “Big One” along the San Andreas Fault.

So yes, there’s a lot of shall we say karma at Epicenter Cycling. And more is on the way.

Shawn Wilson, owner

The pump track will rock! Shawn Wilson at Epicenter Cycling

The owner, Shawn Wilson, has big ideas. Among them: Turn the seedy vacant lot between the shop and the jump park into a pump track. You know, like the one Mark Weir put together in Marin County…only better.

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Daily Roundup: Seattle’s Bike Friendly Biz, Ventana’s Sherwood Gibson, Riding the “Flats”

In Daily Roundup on March 8, 2009 at 8:29 pm

Biking Bis has the scoop: “The Biking Bis headquarters neighboring city of Seattle had the most bicycle friendly companies — three, following by San Francisco, Portland and Madison, Wisconsin, with two each.” Children’s Hospital, Washington Bike Law/Anderton Law Office, and Avtech Corp. Ferndale’s Kona also got a nod…

Made to Order (MTO) Bikes: “Your company, and I hesitate to use the term “boutique,” but being a popular high-end brand that isn’t one of the big three, have truly maintained the “handbuilt in the USA” standard, do you face any challenges in keeping things American?” I’ve met Sherwood, and visited the Sacto–area shop, where I picked up my El Saltamontes Electric Super Dust XC frame. Way cool…

The man himself

The man himself

Bike magazine reviews the FlyPaper pedals. Crazy!

Apparently they do work

Apparently they do work